Company Picnic with TSN and ASI
The Steel Network graciously invites FDR Engineers to take part in company events. There is no better work community than this!
FDR Engineers Celebrates Four Years
FDR Engineers is excited to be celebrating its fourth anniversary!
Non-Structural Design Considerations for CFS Floor Joist System
Floor joist assembly consists of cold-formed steel (CFS) joists, a metal deck with concrete topping or sheathing attached to the top joist flange, and discrete or continuous bracing attached to the joist bottom flange.
Design and Installation of Strap Braced Shear Walls
Buildings with sufficient lateral stiffness will suffer less non-structural damage, which means less cracking in walls and finishes, less water infiltration, and increased durability.
Wilmington Office Celebrates Third Anniversary
On October 12, 2018 our Wilmington office celebrated its third anniversary as a part of the team at FDR Engineers, PLLC. Wilmington is led by Principal Robert Pennington. Congrats on your continued success, Wilmington, and we look forward to many exciting new projects...
Wind Loads on Buildings: Ultimate versus Nominal
Since the release of the 2010 version of ASCE/SEI 7 standard “Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures”, designers and contractors must make sure they specify the right values of wind speed and wind pressure corresponding to the project’s specified building code and selected design method.
Photos: FDR Engineers designed C-Stud Cold-Formed Metal Trusses, Bracing and Connections
FDR Engineering was responsible for design and engineering of the C-Stud Cold-Formed Metal Trusses, bracing, and associated connections. This project is part of the new development at White Oak Crossings in Garner, North Carolina.
Blast Design of Cold-Formed Steel Roof Trusses
UFC 4-010-01 provides “conventional construction standoff distances” that when achieved would permit building components to be built with minimum additional construction cost for blast protection.
FDR Engineers Welcomes Hassan Drar to the Cairo Office
We are pleased to have Hassan Drar join FDR Engineers Cairo, Egypt office. Mr. Drar has more than twelve years of experience in constructing commercial, industrial and residential buildings; design & detailing of steel structures, and 3D modeling of both concrete...
Nabil Rahman Receives 2016 CFSEI John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service
Dr. Nabil Rahman, a Principal and Co-founder of FDR Engineers, was named as the recipient of the 2016 John P. Matsen Award for Distinguished Service by The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI). The award recognizes an individual who has made significant...