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worldwide for the development and distribution stands as the authoritative resource for information Description: NCSEA was formed to constantly
of consensus-based standards, technical resources, related to steel reinforced concrete construction. improve the level of standard of practice of the
educational and training programs, certification structural engineering profession throughout the
programs, and proven expertise for individuals Council of American U.S., and to provide an identifiable resource for those
and organizations involved in concrete design, Structural Engineers needing communication with the profession.
construction, and materials.
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and market-building activities. materials used in the comity licensure process.
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American Shotcrete Association and Mechanical Officials Portland Cement Association
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to provide continuing education credits. The Masonry Society (TMS)
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LeMessurier Calls on Tekla Structural
Designer for Complex Projects
Interoperability and Time Saving Tools
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unique functionality enables engineers to integrate the
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“We’re able to import geometry from Revit, design in


Tekla Structural Designer and export that information
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Positioning a large scale mixed-use development next
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For over 55 years, “Tekla Structural Designer has streamlined our engineering paramount. Currently under construction,
LeMessurier has design process,” said Craig Blanchet, P.E., Vice Presi- The Hub on Causeway Project will be the final piece in
provided struc- dent of LeMessurier. “Because some of our engineers the puzzle that is the site of the original Boston Garden.
tural engineering are no longer doubling as software developers, it allows
services to architects, owners, contractors, developers us to focus their talents on leveraging the features of Despite being new to the software, LeMessurier
and artists. Led by the example of legendary structural the software to our advantage. Had we not chosen decided to use Tekla Structural Designer for significant
engineer and founder William LeMessurier, LeMessuri- to adopt Tekla Structural Designer, we would have portions of the project. “Relying on a new program for
er provides the expertise for some of the world’s most needed to bring on new staff to update and maintain such a big project was obviously a risk for us, but with
elegant and sophisticated designs while remaining our in-house software. So Tekla Structural Designer is the potential for time savings and other efficiencies, we
true to the enduring laws of science and engineering. not just saving us time on projects, it is also saving us jumped right in with Tekla Structural Designer. It forced
Known for pushing the envelope of the latest tech- overhead. us to get familiar the software very quickly.”
nologies and even inventing new ones, LeMessurier
engineers solutions responsive to their clients’ visions Efficient, Accurate Loading and Analysis “Tekla Structural Designer allowed us to design the
and reflective of their experience. Tekla Structural Designer automatically generates an bulk of Phase 1 in a single model,” said Barnes. The proj-
underlying and highly sophisticated analytical model ect incorporates both concrete flat slabs and compos-
An early adopter of technology to improve their de- from the physical model, allowing LeMessurier engi- ite concrete and steel floor framing. “Tekla Structural
signs and workflow, LeMessurier put its own talent to neers to focus more on design than on analytical model Designer has the ability to calculate effective widths
work in the eighties to develop a software solution that management. Regardless of a model’s size or com- based on the physical model which is a big time saver,”
did not exist commercially at the time. Their early appli- plexity, Tekla Structural Designer’s analytical engine said Barnes. “On this project, the integration with Revit,
cation adopted the concept of Building Information accurately computes forces and displacements for use along with the composite steel design features enabled
Modeling (BIM) long before it emerged decades later. in design and the assessment of building performance. us to work more efficiently. Adding the ability to do con-
crete design in the same model was a bonus because
While LeMessurier’s proprietary tool had evolved over we had both construction types in the same building.”
three decades into a powerhouse of capability, the
decision to evaluate commercial structural design “Tekla Structural Designer helped this project run more
tools was predicated on the looming effort required to “Tekla Structural Designer offers better efficiently, and in the end it was a positive experience,”
modernize its software to leverage emerging integration of multiple materials than said Blanchet.
platforms, support normalized data structure integra-
tion and keep up with code changes. we have seen in any other product.”

After a lengthy and thorough comparison of commer-


cial tools that would “fill the shoes” and stack up to the
company’s proprietary tool, LeMessurier chose Tekla “Tekla Structural Designer gives us multiple analysis
Structural Designer for its rich capabilities that ad- sets to pull from, which gives us lots of control. Most
dressed all of their workflow needs. According to Derek programs don’t have the capability to do FE and
Barnes, Associate at LeMessurier, ” Tekla Structural grillage chase-down. For the design of beam supported
Designer offered the most features and the best inte- concrete slabs, Tekla Structural Designer allows us to
gration of all the products we tested. They also offered separate the slab stiffness from the beam stiffness, so
us the ability to work closely with their development if we choose to we can design the beams without con-
group to ensure we were getting the most out of the sidering the influence of the slab. In the same model
software.” we can use a separate analysis set to review the floor
system with the beams and slab engaged,” said Barnes.
One Model for Structural Analysis & Design
From Schematic Design through Construction Docu- Barnes also shared similar benefits with concrete “Tekla Structural Designer provided the best fit
ments, Tekla Structural Designer allows LeMessurier column design. “Tekla Structural Designer does for our workflow compared to other commercially
engineers to work from one single model for structural grillage take-downs floor-by-floor, finds the reactions available software.”
analysis and design, improving efficiency, workflow, and applies them to the next floor. This allows us
and ultimately saving time. “Our engineers are working to view column results both for the 3-dimensional
more efficiently because they don’t need to switch effects of the structure as a whole and from the more
between multiple software packages for concrete and
steel design. Tekla Structural Designer offers better
traditional floor-by-floor load take-down point of view.
Doing both has always required significant manual Want to Evaluate
integration of multiple materials than we have seen in
any other product,” said Barnes.
intervention, but Tekla Structural Designer puts it all in
one place.” “We reduce the possibility for human error Tekla Structural Designer?
because with Tekla Structural Designer less user input
LeMessurier engineers use Tekla Structural is required,” said Barnes. “Tekla Structural Designer
Designer to create physical, information-rich models
that contain the intelligence they need to automate the
automatically computes many of the design parame-
ters, such as column unbraced lengths. The assump-
tekla.com/TryTekla
design of significant portions of their structures and tions made by the software are typically correct, but we
efficiently manage project changes. can easily review and override them when necessary.”

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Independence Tube and Southland Tube have merged with Nucor Corporation to form its newest division, Nucor Tubular
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ASTM A500
ROUNDS . . . . . . . ¾" x .113" wall . . . . . . . . . .through . . . . 16"OD x .688" wall
SQUARES . . . . . . 1½" SQ x .125" wall . . . . . .through . . . . 12" SQ x .625" wall
RECTANGLES . . . 2½" x 1½" x .125" wall . . . .through . . . . 16" x 8" x .625" wall

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SQUARES . . . . . . ¾" SQ x .065" wall . . . . . . .through . . . . 3½" SQ x .120" wall
RECTANGLES . . . 1½" x 1"x .065" wall . . . . . .through . . . . 5" x 2" x .120" wall

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