Fun Fact Friday: Seismic Design Nov 29

Fun Fact Friday: Seismic Design

During the design phase of a structure, there are certain loading conditions that engineers need to take into consideration. One of those loading conditions is seismic load, which is a dynamic load caused by the acceleration of the earth supporting the structure.... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Shipping Container Evaluations Nov 22

Fun Fact Friday: Shipping Container Evaluations

Encorus’s Structural Engineering department provides more than just structural designs. One of our many capabilities is shipping container evaluations. Our shipping container evaluations have been requested by both manufacturers and the end users. The typical contents... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Testing Nov 15

Fun Fact Friday: Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Testing

Dynamic Cone Penetrometer (DCP) testing is a method of measuring the strength of loose soil that has not been disturbed, or compacted materials under existing field conditions. This is an important test to perform if any type of construction is planned for the area.... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: NEPA Review Nov 8

Fun Fact Friday: NEPA Review

One of the several environmental services that Encorus offers is a NEPA review. NEPA is a very important component in the environmental engineering field, but many non-environmental engineers may not know what NEPA is in the first place, let alone if they need a NEPA... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Liquid Penetrant Testing Nov 1

Fun Fact Friday: Liquid Penetrant Testing

This week’s Fun Fact Friday will focus on Liquid Penetrant Testing (LPT) and Examination, one of the Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) inspection services that Encorus Group offers. LPT is used to detect discontinuities that are on the surface of ferromagnetic... Read more
It was a “souper” Thursday at Encorus! Oct 29

It was a “souper” Thursday at Encorus!

Every year at Encorus, we have a soup and chili cookoff at our Springville and Buffalo offices.  This year at the Springville office, Doug Acquard defended his title and gets to hold on to the coveted Golden Ladle trophy for another year.  In Buffalo, Jeremy Lake was... Read more