Nemetschek SCIA and ECtools sponsored 2nd ECEES in Istanbul

ECtools and Nemetschek Scia  sponsored the 2nd European Conference on Earthquake Engineering & Seismology 24-29 October 2014 in Istanbul.

Several presentations of the new software developements were attended by academic users and practicing engineers.

Nemetschek Scia and Penelis Consulting Engineers SA developed a detailed and comprehensive verificatio manual for Scia Engineer and ECtools applying the ACI 318-11 concrete code. The verification has been based on comparison to Etabs2013 (c) a world renowed structural analysis software.

The report may be downloaded from the download tab of our site,

ACI Verification Document

or from the Nemetscheck Scia site:

ACI Verification Document

In case of furter investigation, the source files are available here.

The new text Book Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions has been published by Taylor and Francis (CRC) world wide. The book is auhrored bt Em. Professor George Penelis and Dr. Gregory Penelis.

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Bearing in mind that reinforced concrete is a key component in a majority of built environment structures, Concrete Buildings in Seismic Regions combines the scientific knowledge of earthquake engineering with a focus on the design of reinforced concrete buildings in seismic regions. This book addresses practical design issues, providing an integrated, comprehensible, and clear presentation that is suitable for design practice.

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