Category Archives: Structural Software

The world’s largest airport due to open in 2019 – with the help of Oasys GSA

Beijing Daxing International Airport is currently under construction south of Beijing in the Daxing District. It is expected to be the world’s largest airport by passenger capacity, with the first phase of the project expected to open in 2019 according … 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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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

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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

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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

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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

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Oasys projects Singapore Sports Hub and the Vegas High Roller win at The Structural Awards 2015!

The winners of The Structural Awards 2015 were announced on Friday 13 November during a ceremony at The Brewery in London. The Singapore Sports Hub prevailed in two award categories; the award for Sports or Leisure Structures and the Supreme … Continue reading

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Singapore Sports Hub and the Las Vegas High Roller nominated in the Structural Awards 2015

Two Oasys GSA projects have been shortlisted in the Sports or Leisure Structures category for excellence in the structural design of buildings and structures, such as stadia, sports halls and ski jumps. The Singapore Sports Hub and Las Vegas High … Continue reading

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