David Stevens presents at ISEA on blast and progressive collapse

PEC speaking at ISEA Conference on Blast and Progressive Collapse

PEC Managing Principal David Stevens, PhD, PE, F.SEI, F.ACI is speaking at the 2018 Indiana Structural Engineers Association (ISEA) Spring Conference, in Indianapolis, Indiana on Thursday, March 8 about design for blast…


SE Exam Announcement

Congratulations Marlon on Passing the SE Exam

We are proud to announce that PEC Project Engineer and Principal, Marlon Bazan, has passed the NCEES 16-hr Structural Engineering (SE) exam. Already a registered Professional Engineer (PE) in TX, Dr. Bazan…


2018 PCI Committee

PEC is attending the 2018 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference

Chuck Oswald and Marlon Bazan will attend the PCI Blast Resistance and Structural Integrity (BRSI) committee meeting at the 2018 PCI Convention and National Bridge Conference in Denver CO on February 21.…


David Stevens to be recognized in 2018 class of ASCE SEI Fellows

David Stevens, Managing Principal at PEC, recently advanced to Fellow status as recognized by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI). He will be recognized as a member…


Weaponized Drones included in recent Homeland Security Bulletin

The Department of Homeland Security recently released an updated National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin in November and weaponized unmanned aerial systems, known more commonly as drones, were cited among a list of…


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

Tim Brewer of 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…


Merry Christmas from PEC

Happy Holidays from Protection Engineering Consultants

As 2017 comes to a close, Protection Engineering Consultants would like to thank our clients, colleagues, and friends for making it a productive and interesting year full of fun and exciting projects.…


Fireworks to Celebrate the New Year

To close out 2017 with a bang, PEC is celebrating with a numerically simulated fireworks display developed using LS-DYNA. Most sources place the invention of firecrackers in China over 1,000 years ago,…


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…


‘Twas the Week before Christmas…

Sometimes it’s nice to enjoy the holidays by a warm fire. Inspired by the classic poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” written by Clement Clarke Moore in 1844, PEC would like to…

Bollard Impact Analysis - SUV

Bollard Impact Analysis - Truck

Computational Fireworks Display

Checking the Wind Loads on Santa's Sleigh

Cozy Winter Fire using NIST FDS

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