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Tank Farm Wind Load Analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 31 July, 2017

  Wind load is one of the main concerns in construction codes. Besides gravitational loads, earthquakes, and other factors, wind gusts-induced loads can cause failure…

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Pipeline Safety Assessment Against Thermal Load Using FEA

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 23 June, 2017

Pipeline flexibility analysis is one of the most common applications of structural engineering. Pipes are used for transporting many products, from oil and its derivatives…

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Buckling Analysis of a RTG Crane

Written by: Guillermo Giraldo on 4 April, 2017

The RTG Crane (Rubber Tyred Gantry Crane, pictured in figure 1) is a fundamental equipment in any cargo port company. They allow fast stacking, unstacking and movement…

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