Author Archives: Alex Mullen

Oasys partner, CSPFea, host pedestrian simulation seminar in Milan

Friday 12th May – Milan, Italy Earlier this month Oasys partners and resellers, CSPFea, organised a pedestrian simulation seminar with the theme ‘simulating the dynamics of crowds, regarding aspects of design and safety’. Guest speakers at the seminar included Piergiacomo … Continue reading

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Validating MassMotion for adolescent behaviour

It is well known that validation is considered by engineers as being a key factor when deciding which software package to use for simulating evacuations. Now the gap in validation studies for MassMotion with a focus on children and their … Continue reading

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Sneak preview of MassMotion 9.0 for Asia Pacific Rail 2017 delegates

Weeks ahead of its formal launch, MassMotion 9.0 has been previewed at Asia Pacific Rail where Oasys Application Specialist, Prof. Peter Debney, introduced its key new modelling and agent interaction features to a crowded seminar room. Rail planners have become familiar … Continue reading

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University of Edinburgh collaboration – The Roundhouse, Camden Evacuation Simulation

The following work has been produced by two students at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. The work formed part of their Architectural Management, Practice and Law module within the Master of Architecture course. Richard Fleming and Max Ochel … Continue reading

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Resolving footfall vibration issues with modern buildings – Demonstration at ASCE Structures Congress 2017

Oasys application engineer Prof. Peter Debney will be demonstrating how finite element analysis can be used to analyse pedestrian-induced footfall vibration when he hosts a 40 minute software demonstration at the ASCE Structures Congress in Denver, Colorado in April 2017. Modern … Continue reading

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Oasys partners with Simulsoft to strengthen mainland European presence

Spain based engineering solutions company, Simulsoft, join Oasys’ growing reseller collaborations and they will be promoting our pedestrian simulation, structural and geotechnical engineering software.

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Dynamic crowd modelling for better stadium design

The design of sports stadia has been front of mind with the general public again with projects like Tottenham Hotspurs’ new Stadium due to open for the 2018-19 season and, on a more sombre note, the UK’s Hillsborough inquiry having … Continue reading

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40 tonne sculpture wins recognition for engineering excellence

The winner of the award for small practices in the Institution of Structural Engineer’s 2016 Structural Awards was Tristan Simmonds of Simmonds Studio for The Hive open air sculpture. Engineered using Oasys GSA the sculpture was originally designed for the … Continue reading

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Manchester City’s expanded stand wins engineering award

GSA-user Buro Happold Engineering’s work to expand the South Stand at Manchester City Football Etihad stadium South Stand was recognized as the best sport/leisure project in the 2016 Institution of Structural Engineer’s 2016 Structural Awards. The new 6000+ seat third … Continue reading

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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

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