STRUCTURAL ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION OF ARIZONA
Central Chapter Dinner Meeting:
Structural Modeling: An Essential Skill for Engineers
Learning how to properly model in structural software can save you both time and money. This presentation will cover the common pitfalls of structural modeling, and will include important tips to keep in mind when building models. Also covered will be rules of thumb for FEA plate modeling, as well as methods of integrating/coordinating a structural model between multiple software applications. Expect to learn the best practices to improve the speed and accuracy of your structural designs.
Debbie Penko is a licensed engineer in California and joined RISA in 2007. Debbie is the COO which has her involved in all aspects of the software including technical support, marketing, and sales, as well as development and testing. Debbie has a wide variety of experience before coming to RISA including working in New York for Wexler and Associates designing commercial concrete Hi-Rise buildings. She has also specialized in Cold Formed Steel and trusses working for a software company called Keymark Enterprises. In both Colorado and New York, she has worked in the telecom industry designing and analyzing cellular towers.
Please join us!