Structural Integrity Associates, Inc. announce acquisition of Tobolski Watkins Engineering

Acquisition immediately boosts capabilities in advanced structural analysis and equipment certification For Immediate Release May 19, 2017 San Jose, CA, USA – Structural Integrity Associates, Inc., is expanding its engineering leadership through the acquisition of Tobolski Watkins Engineering, a leading engineering consulting firm based in San Diego, California, along with its product certification company, TRU […]

The History of Seismic Certification

Requirements for seismic certification date back to the early 1970s with regulations for nuclear power generating facilities and the need to ensure safe shutdown of critical systems following strong ground shaking. The requirements came about because of the significant risk to the public in the event of a failsafe system malfunctioning leading to reactor failure. Over […]

Blast Certification of Doors & Windows

A Better Way: Blast Certification of Doors and Windows The blast engineer faces a huge challenge when it comes to specifying blast products on a project.  Typical government buildings have multiple window and door types in multiple zones of blast intensity.   Since blast loads are specified with pressure and duration, no single parameter defines the […]