Fun Fact Friday: Forensic Engineering Dec 6

Fun Fact Friday: Forensic Engineering

Many people are familiar with the common types of engineering: civil, electrical, mechanical, environmental, structural, and so on. But one discipline that might not be so widely known is forensic engineering, also referred to as investigative engineering. Forensic... Read more
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
Structural Engineering in the World: Jenga Edition Aug 2

Structural Engineering in the World: Jenga Edition

The concepts of structural engineering can be observed in many things that people commonly deal with on a daily basis, including buildings, bridges, and other structures, but did you know that structural engineering theories can be seen in the popular balancing game,... Read more
Fun Fact Friday: Bleacher Design May 17

Fun Fact Friday: Bleacher Design

If you’re a sports fan, you’ve probably spent a lot of time in the bleachers. If you’ve attended a concert or event at our local Erie County Fairgrounds, you likely sat in the grandstand. But did you ever wonder what the difference between a ‘bleacher’ and a... Read more