22 Projects

Skewed Culvert

Boston
,
MA
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With limited guidance in existing design standards, the culvert manufacturer was struggling to efficiently design headwalls for their metal culverts skewed relative to the road. SGH implemented a...

The Littleton Trials

Littleton
,
MA
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With the Littleton Trials, students at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design investigated New England forestry practices, mass timber construction, and wood’s heat transfer behavior. They...

Applied Technology Council, ATC-58 Project

San Francisco
,
CA
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In the mid-1990s, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) supported a joint effort of the Applied Technology Council (ATC), American Society of Civil Engineers, and Building Seismic Safety...

Formwork Optimization

Formwork Optimization

Various Locations
,
United States
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Concrete formwork must be easy to produce, structurally stable, stiff enough to prevent deflections, and removable. Traditionally, formwork has been labor-intensive and challenging for complicated...

Pile Design Consulting

Pile Design Consulting

CA
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SGH has worked with Berkel & Company Contractors, Inc. (Berkel) for many years providing structural engineering services to support their installation of piles at numerous projects.

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U.S. Pavilion, Expo '67 World's Fair and Exposition

U.S. Pavilion, Expo '67 World's Fair and Exposition

Montreal
,
QC
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With a theme of Creative America, the U.S. Pavilion at Expo ‘67 required a structure that would showcase the country’s innovation and design accomplishments.  Conceived by R. Buckminster Fuller,...

Crash Performance for Lightweight, High Speed Trains

Washington
,
DC
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The high speed train industry relies on relatively lightweight equipment to conserve energy and to minimize the effects on infrastructure and rolling stock design.  Recent crashworthiness...

Vanadium Technology Program, Long-Span Trusses

San Francisco
,
CA
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Over ten years, SGH researched innovative uses of High Strength Low Alloy Vanadium (HSLA-V) steels in a variety of structural applications under the Vanadium Technology Program, an initiative...

Cook County Administration Building

Chicago
,
IL
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On the afternoon of 17 October 2003, a fire started on the twelfth floor of the thirty-seven story Cook County Administration Building.  At that time, the doors from the stairway to the vestibules...

National Missile Defense, Inflated Fabric Radome for Sea-Based X-Band Radar

United States
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The Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX) is a major component of the Ground-Based Mid-Course Missile Defense (GMD). The SBX is a mechanically steerable, phased-array radar antenna mounted on a self-...

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