Oasys Software Case Study Examples
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The centre piece of the 15th Asian Games was the Aspire Tower, shaped to represent a colossal torch, which for the duration of the Games held its symbolic flame within the lattice shell that forms the topmost section.
The Songdo Block D24 development, also known as Central Park III, is a group of residential towers.
Form and function: The significance of material properties in the design of tensile fabric structuresNewcastle University have used Oasys GSA to investigate different fabric structures and how to maximize structural efficiency.
At 3,560ft (1,085m) the café and visitor centre at the summit of Mount Snowdon in North Wales is the highest building in the UK south of the Scottish highlands.
Arup engineered this Jean-Francois Koenig designed office building using GSA to model the structure.
This new stadium will allow soccer and rugby fans to get close to the action like never before.
The “Timber Construction II” course has been dispensed by the Chair of Timber Construction (IBOIS) at EPFL, having the main goal of teaching to M.Sc. students on Civil Engineering, how to deal with a real life Timber ....
GSA was central to the analysis and design of this award winning building for both the innovative central roof and the surrounding conventional buildings.
“The Future of Us” - Resolving gridshell buckling risks to bring the architect's ideas to life for Singapore’s golden celebration
Passage Projects, a creative structural engineering practice based in Singapore, were commissioned to engineer a large-span shell structures to celebrate the Singapore Golden Jubilee. The stunning project used GSA within a BIM workflow.
This Arup Associates bridge was shortlisted from 109 entries in the RIBA competition for an iconic footbridge over the Sheffield Parkway.
How do you design a flexible bamboo bridge? With a flexible analysis program of course!
Building a bridge over a busy road is not easy, but when that road is carrying 747s at a major airport you need to plan the whole construction sequence very carefully.
With a main span of 120m, secondary span of 60m, and arch height of 40m, the award winning Infinity Bridge is one of the largest footbridges in the UK.
A 230 metre long pedestrian bridge designed to create an organic link between the landscape, bridge and user
A competition winning 55m foot and cycle bridge across the old docks at the Temple Quay 2 development in Bristol.
When Gifford have a reinforcement detailing problem, they turn to CADrebar for the answer.
The Stratford City project, of which Bridge 20 is a part, will create a major new mixed-use urban centre in East London on the site of a former railway goods yard at Stratford.
Piling & Foundations
Oasys PotY 2016 Highly Commended entry - It is Dr Naveen’s hope that his research will act as a catalyst for the development of new codes for larger diameter piles...
This case study presents the process of retaining wall and pile design adjacent to the Rayne Institute piles.
The use of live willow as an engineering material for slope and river bank stabilisation is both sustainable and environmentally friendly. However willow spiling has received little technical analysis or attention in the past...
The following case study discusses a second rail border crossing between Hong Kong SAR and Mainland China that has been constructed.
An innovative method of using raked buttress piles to support a 3-storey basement excavation has been successfully used for a large multi-storey retail development.
This case study focuses on the design, construction and monitoring of contiguous pile retaining walls by Van Elle.
A Port Authority wanted to gain an understanding of the likely impact from crane and bulk cargo loadings on a number of historic quay walls (over 150 years old gravity retaining walls) within impounded docks, and so commissioned Arup to undertake a desk based assessment of the stability of their existing walls.
Soil Movement & Stability
The widening and upgrade of 7.2km of the A470 Road, which runs along the Lledr Valley between North and South Wales.
Raison Foster Associates were asked by the contractor to investigate the stresses within the tunnel section base slab for a cut and cover tunnel.
Arup Associate Director, Deborah Lazarus, joined an awayday for English Heritage’s national planning and conservation team on 24 September to advise on damage assessment and monitoring along the Crossrail route.
The Serpentine Gallery Pavilion was designed by Frank Gehry and Arup. It was erected in Hyde Park and was open to the public during summer months for a set duration
The Circuit of Wales is a proposed 6km racing circuit in South Wales capable of hosting a variety of motor sport events. The £315 million project will also include a number of associated facilities such as karting, 4x4 and motocross circuits; hotel and leisure facilities; a technology park and a race academy.
The Copenhagen Metro Circle Line consists of a 15.5km metro line with 17 underground stations. The settlement analysis was undertaken using Xdisp.
Specialist Engineering Analysis
The bid to host the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games included a commitment to achieving “the most sustainable games ever”. This set a challenge for the design and construction of the Olympic Park that would have a significant impact on every aspect of design.
MassMotion and Flow have been built to be fully compatible with all the leading CAD tools. So what better project to demonstrate MassMotion’s interoperability than a ”Best Use” winner in the New York round of the Build Earth Live challenge.
The global design, architectural, engineering and planning firm, HOK, moved towards 3D design in 2009, MassMotion with its IFC import and BIM compatible features has not only proved to be a tremendous time saver but a valuable addition to their workflow.
To increase the existing facilities of the well-known winter resort of Klingenthal, Vogtland District Council decided to build a modern ski jumping facility to meet the requirements of the International Ski Association (FIS).
The Maari oil fields are located some 100 kilometres off the west coast of New Zealand' North Island in the Taranaki basin. GSA was used to model the plated base, deck structures and model of the well head platform jacket structure
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a unique tourist facility set on the edge of the Wooroonooran National Park in Queensland, Australia
Optimizing the design of a 5000 element structure using the COM interface between GSA and Excel.
The 'Water Cube' is deservedly one of the centre pieces of the Beijing Olympics 2008. GSA was key to the form-finding and analysis of the ETFE cladding as well as involvement in the initial frame design.
Another award winning building designed using GSA.
This extended abstract gives a brief overview of the evacuation analysis for a new office building build development in London, UK. The proposed design comprises of a large footprint building (160m x 100m) spread across 3 floors which is primarily intended...
Design and optimisation tool for freeform high-rise with truss façade structures
Millions of Muslims visit Mecca in Saudi Arabia annually to perform a religious pilgrimage, which is one of the largest, most culturally and geographically diverse mass gatherings in the world. A research team at Umm Al-Qura University evaluated some potential scenarios to make Tawaf and entering or exiting Hijr-Ismail easier.
The proposed buildings constructed as part of the redevelopment will be in close proximity with this existing stadium. Therefore it was imperative to ensure that the evacuation or emergency service access for the stadium was not adversely affected by the proposals...
Dalton Park is an outlet shopping centre that features a variety of fabric membrane canopies analysed by GSA
Static analysis? I think not! With 10 sculptures weighing up to seven tonnes moving along a river bridge, GSA provided a state-of-the-art solution.
The design for a new Transbay Terminal in San Francisco needed to demonstrate effectiveness in key areas of pedestrian activity.
The use of MassMotion on the redevelopment of Union Station.
Vibration & Seismic Analysis
Arup senior engineer Pietro Bologna presented his "innovative use of GIS and analysis software (Xdisp) to achieve savings in design (and construction)” at the ICE Underground Space Conference.
Overlooking the Pentagon and adjacent to Arlington National Cemetery in Washington DC, the Air Force Memorial evokes the spirit of flight as its three glimmering stainless steel spires appear to soar to the heavens.
Arup’s multidisciplinary design for Princeton University’s new Frick Laboratory had to meet major challenges, balancing the rigorous vibration and cleanliness requirements of the laboratories themselves.
Email & Document Management
Using Mail Manager, the struggle to find project related email is now a thing of the past for Arup.
See how Mail Manager saved 60% storage space for a small business.
Angwin is located in the Napa Valley in California, USA. The vision behind the development of Angwin Eco Village is to create a community with strong commitment to sustainability, social equity and environmental preservation.
The site tested by ASPIRE is a ‘greenfield’ site, located north of Bristol, in the UK. The proposed development is predominantly an office scheme, which is surrounded by small, mature, semi-rural existing communities.
The proposed Gautrain Rapid Rail Link entails the construction of a modern, state-of-the-art rail network consisting of two spines.
Tsunami Reconstruction Housing Project, Sri Lanka
The Chyanyana irrigation project serves as a joint venture between a commercial farming enterprise and small-scale farmers in the Kafue district of Zambia.
Arup has worked in partnership with the Sabre Charitable Trust and Davis Langdon LLP to develop and build an exemplary prototype kindergarten building for the Dwabor community.