The following links are provided to a few web sites that have been found useful and interesting.


AASHTO   American Association of  State Highway and Transportation Officials AISC   American Institute of Steel Construction ASCE   American Society of Civil Engineers ICE    Institution of Civil Engineers (UK) IStructE   Institution of Structural Engineers (UK) NAFEMS    International Association for Finite Element Methods and Standards UIC   International Union of Railways


Bridges to Prosperity   Charity building suspension footbridges in remote regions of third world countries Bridge Design & Engineering   Online bridge magazine Happy Pontist  Bridge blog Path Bridges  Illustrated manual about providing bridges on paths SC Solutions Bridge Engineering Home Page   Comprehensive site provided for the Worldwide Bridge Engineering Community Finite Element Analysis Dr Heck Consulting and Engineering   Interesting German site showing examples of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), Fluid Strucure Interaction (FSI), and heat transfer analyses Eng-Tips FE Forum   Finite Element Analysis Engineering Forum SC Solutions Structural Design & Analysis  Structural analysis on major US bridges and structures. This company also uses ADINA FE software and has carried out analysis on many of the major bridges and structures in North America.

Official Documents

Building Regulations  Online access to the UK Building Regulations Design Manual for Roads and Bridges   Online access to UK Roads and Bridges Standards Railway Group Standards    Online access to UK Railway Group Standards


Construction Enquirer  Online construction magazine


ADINA   We use ADINA software for FE analysis.  Some interesting models are shown in their Tech Briefs The company was founded by Dr K J Bathe who is a Professor at MIT, he is one of the leading world authorities in FE theory, and wrote "Finite Element Procedures" widely considered to be amongst the top books available worldwide on FE theory. Draftsight  We use Draftsight for 2D CAD drawings SAP2000  We use SAP2000 for structural analysis Xara Web Designer  We use Xara Web Designer for web design Please contact us with any comments or queries. Based in the UK with convenient access to Avon, Bath, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Gloucester, Gwent, London, Newport, Oxford, Reading, South Wales, Swansea, Swindon.
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