Monthly Archives: October 2019

Linear or Non-Linear? – That is the Question

Non-Linear Analysis flexible structures

All structural analysis software has at least two options when analysing the forces and displacement in a structure. Linear Analysis Non-Linear Analysis Why is there a choice? If a structure needs non-linear, why provide linear? Does a structure really need non-linear analysis? Computers are fast – who uses linear analysis…

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AS 5131 “New” Steel Code

Australian standards

AS/NZS 5131 Fabrication and Erection of Structural Steelwork was published in late 2016. But experience suggests many people in the construction industry learned of its existence, then forgot about it, and are still yet to pick up this code. Some don’t know of its existence at all! But we all…

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