Category Archives: General

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

Posted in General

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.

Posted in General

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

Posted in General, Structural Software Tagged

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

Posted in General

Celebrating 40 years of Oasys

  2016 marks the 40th anniversary since Oasys was born. However, that’s not when our story actually begins, pre-1976 an internal development group named Arup Computing was behind innovative geotechnical software used internally by Arup. Then in 1976, as demand grew … Continue reading

Posted in General

Exploring the Design Space

Exploring the Design Space For the last few years I have been giving a lecture at Leeds University on design optimisation techniques, but the one thing that always bothered me was a sketch that I did of an example design … Continue reading

Posted in General, GSA, programming, Structural Software, Tips & Tricks

The Oasys inaugural golf day

In July, 2015 we invited various BIM influencers and Oasys clients along to our first ever corporate golf day. The event took place at the prestigious Ealing Golf Club and it was a resounding success. It proved to be a resourceful way … Continue reading

Posted in General

Email – The Silent Killer?

Estimates suggest that there are around 150 million emails sent every 60 seconds. That’s over 90 billion every hour, and more than 200 billion every day. That’s an incomprehensible amount of information, and it’s no wonder that millions of inboxes … Continue reading

Posted in General, Mail Manager, Tips & Tricks

Modern-Day Engineers vs. The Romans

To paraphrase Moore’s Law, the overall processing power of computers doubles approximately every two years – we’ve all experienced the thrill of coming across an old computer or laptop, and firing it up to marvel at the apparent lack of … Continue reading

Posted in General Tagged , ,

Oasys GSA – bringing ideas to life for RIBA award winners

Congratulations to Arup, the engineers behind the redevelopment at London’s Kings Cross station and the London Aquatics Centre. These are among the most famous of the 44 new buildings named by the Royal Institute of British Architects in its 2014 … Continue reading

Posted in General