Author Archives: Alex Mullen

Peter Debney joins Hugh Morrison as speaker at IABSE ‘Future of Design’ Conference 2017

The full-day conference takes place on the 21st April 2017 at the University of Sheffield and hopes to inspire future generations as well as promote the fundamentals of design. It is the first time IABSE, the International Association for Bridge … Continue reading

Posted in Structural Software Tagged

Perth pedestrian bridge wins more accolades

As sponsors of the Pedestrian Bridges category in this year’s Institution of Structural Engineer’s 2016 Structural Awards we were particularly pleased that the judges chose a project designed using Oasys GSA software. The Elizabeth Quay Bridge in Perth, Australia is … Continue reading

Posted in GSA, Structural Software Tagged

Oasys Xdisp for building and utility damage assessment arising from ground movements

Oasys Xdisp has transformed the ease and speed of calculations of ground movements arising from tunnelling and embedded wall excavations, and of subsequent building and utility damage assessments. The latest release of Oasys Xdisp (Version 19.4) provides improved utility damage … Continue reading

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Determining the number of repeat simulations during evacuation/pedestrian modelling

At the MassMotion User Group Day held at the Institution of Structural Engineers (London, UK) in September 2016, Dr. Michael Kinsey from the Arup Fire Shanghai office presented a talk entitled ‘Evacuation/Pedestrian Modelling: Methods for Determining the Number of Repeat Simulations’. … Continue reading

Posted in Crowd Simulation, MassMotion

MassMotion gets attendees talking and blogging at CanBIM – Live presentation recording

  MassMotion Product Director Erin Morrow spoke at the CanBIM Regional Session & Technology Exhibition about the continued development of the two Oasys pedestrian simulation programs, MassMotion and Flow. The talk was titled ‘Putting (Virtual) People First in Design’. Erin’s presentation … Continue reading

Posted in Crowd Simulation, MassMotion

Oasys Adsec load analysis now compatible with Indian and Canadian design codes

The 8.4 version release also includes an improved interface and now enables engineers to edit and query models from within graphics. A new release of Oasys AdSec, the leading analysis program for sections under load, is compatible with a wider … Continue reading

Posted in Structural Software

Royal Academy of Engineering – Visiting Professor Appointment

  Everyone at Oasys and Arup is proud to congratulate Peter Debney, on his recent appointment as Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy of Engineering – Bradford University.  As well as his current role as Application Specialist at Oasys, Peter … Continue reading

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MassMotion evacuation modelling validation for the elderly

In collaboration with research partners, Carleton University undertook a study to develop a baseline for the behaviour and actions of the elderly during pre-evacuation and movement stages of emergency egress situations. The resulting research paper critically examines a fire drill … Continue reading

Posted in Crowd Simulation, MassMotion

How the University of Sheffield encourage Structural Engineering in Higher Education

As part of the Annual Academic’s conference held at the Institution of Structural Engineering in September 2016, the University of Sheffield were invited to present. They gave a fascinating presentation on “The Extra Curricular Activities at Sheffield” which outlined how … Continue reading

Posted in Structural Software

RTC North America speaker feedback gives Erin Morrow an ‘excellent’ rating

MassMotion Product Director, Erin Morrow, recently spoke at RTC North America about the importance of ‘Putting (Virtual) People First in Designs’. The live demonstration offered attendees the chance to see firsthand a revolutionary new way of exploring design possibilities while … Continue reading

Posted in Crowd Simulation, MassMotion