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PEC to present on Bridge Security at the 2018 TRB Annual Meeting

PEC will be in Washington D.C. next week to attend the 2018 Transportation Research Board (TRB) Annual Meeting.  He will be giving a presentation on Bridge Security: An Overview of Requirements, Guidance & Lessons…

Checking Wind Loads on Santa’s Sleigh

Just in time for Christmas, PEC completed a numerical simulation for a very high-profile repeat client. Mr. S. Clause, where we were tasked with investigating wind induced loads on Santa’s sleigh to…

George Kantrales presents at UTSA on Critical Infrastructure

PEC Presents at UTSA on Protective Design of Critical Infrastructure

George Kantrales, Ph.D., was invited to speak to students and faculty of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Texas at San Antonio on protective design of critical infrastructure.…

Bridge Security

Bridge Security – Protecting Critical Transportation Infrastructure from Terrorist Attacks

While buildings often take the majority of focus, transportation infrastructure has become a more frequent target of terrorist attacks in the recent decades. Since 1977, nineteen (19) terrorist attacks and plots were…

PEC is presenting at CONFAB 2017 on Near Contact Blast Effects in Tunnels

PEC’s Tim Brewer is attending and presenting at the 2nd International Conference on Structural and Safety under Fire and Blast Loading (CONFAB) 2017 this week at Brunel University in London, England. The…

FHWA Bridge Security Design Manual Now Available

Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) is pleased to announce the publication of the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) Bridge Security Design Manual (FHWA-HIF-17-032), which was co-authored by PEC (Eric Sammarco) in collaboration with The University…

Award of DOT SBIR for Resilient Wayside Structures and Passenger Car Survivability

Protection Engineering Consultants (PEC) was recently awarded a US Department of Transportation (DOT) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I contract to develop design concepts for resilient wayside structures that reduce the…

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