Media tagged with "Engineering"
Article | Consulting-Specifying Engineer
When the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry is compared to others, it is clear that we are behind on major advancements and safety protocols. Over 70 percent of projects within the AEC industry are over budget or delivered behind schedule, or both, explains Southland Engineering’s Erin Miller.
Erin Miller, Design Engineer at Southland Industries, will be a presenter at the AEI Conference 2019. This year’s conference is themed “Integrated Building Solutions: The National Agenda” and will offer an opportunity for members of the building construction industry to learn about and discuss advanced strategies and state-of-the-art practices of building technology.
Article | Propmodo
Virtual reality (VR) has proved useful to a wide range of applications in architecture, medicine and, of course, the ever-growing gaming industry. The next industry poised for transformation thanks to VR is the design-build industry, explains Mehran Salehi, Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Analyst at Southland Industries.
Article | Propmodo
Engineers have found that there are many ways to keep a building adaptable in the future. Lincon Saki, Principal Engineer at Southland Industries, explains how 3D modeling enables building owners to make rapid changes and decisions without increasing risks.
Oregon State University’s College of Engineering will induct Jay Culbertson, Executive Vice President of Southland Industries, into its “Academy of Distinguished Engineers” at the 2019 Oregon Stater Awards.
Article | Digital Engineering
Abdullah Karimi, CFD analyst for Southland Industries, uses fluid dynamics programs to examine airflow and heat distribution and develop the best heating solutions for his company’s clients. His first tip: Never use the first iteration of automatically generated mesh.
Article | Building Design + Construction
Building Design + Construction recently highlighted the completion of the 390,000-square-foot Cleveland Clinic Taussig Center, for which Southland Industries provided design-assist services.
When design-assist contractors for mechanical, electrical, and fire protection were selected, they immediately began working with the design team to evaluate the early MEPFP models for cost and constructability. The final construction cost resulted in an overall savings to the owner of $21 million, $17 million of which was directly attributed to the collaborative efforts of the design and construction team.
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Southland Phoenix hosts its much-anticipated open house on Wednesday, May 9th. In addition to offering attendees an insider’s look at one of the nation’s top design-build firms, the event will showcase Southland’s VR solution, constructed in partnership with industry leader AutoDesk, which helps build and visualize the job site in virtual reality, and allows designers and engineers to make construction safer and more efficient.
Article | HPAC Engineering
When it comes to designing a central plant, there are many factors to consider. Not only does the plant need to operate efficiently, but the equipment arrangement needs to be considered from both an initial construction and a future maintenance perspective.