Seminar on Detailed Structural Investigation

Last week, ASEP held another seminar regarding detailed structural investigation. I am very eager to attend here but my schedule does not allow me to. Though I have substantial knowledge on the topics (see below later), attending such seminar is a must for structural engineers. I am outlining the topics and will try to typed … More Seminar on Detailed Structural Investigation

Structural Investigation of House Near West(Marikina) Valley Fault Line

I have recently investigated a two storey house near Marikina Fault line. This fault line, can generate magnitude 7.2 earthquake according to MMEIRS. As structural engineer, we are required to refer to NSCP in designing house for earthquake prone region like Philippines. I discovered upon looking at the as built drawings that the beam size … More Structural Investigation of House Near West(Marikina) Valley Fault Line

Jessica Soho Antique Episode on Large Fish Prior to Storm

Last Sunday July 12,2015, Jessica soho featured an episode of large fish captured in Antique. (Photo from FB antique) Scientist told during the interview that fishes like this only came out when salinity level of the sea is changed. Some speculated that this event is a sign that something big will happen. . I believe … More Jessica Soho Antique Episode on Large Fish Prior to Storm

Rainfall Return Period

I have a feeling that this continuous rains brought by 3 successive typhoon which pulls the southwest monsoon will break another record of rainfall return period. PAGASA is surely closely monitoring this event.. Definitely, a one day event of historical return period may not yet equalled or exceeded. But the cumulative rainfall for say 5 days … More Rainfall Return Period