02 April 2012

Meeting in Milan: the minutes are online


A convention promoted by Tecnostrutture srl REP® System with the Milan Order of Engineers, The Foundation of the Milan Order of Engineers and the ACAI self-bearing truss section, looked for solutions and explored a number of topics on regulations and innovative technical solutions.

An all-around close examination of the concept of "industrialised work site" was held last March 15 at the convention entitled: "REGULATION, TECHNICAL SOLUTIONS AND SOFTWARE: NEW PROSPECTS FOR WORK SITE INDUSTRIALISATION. Structural design with mixed self-bearing REP® beams and other technologies" organised by the Order and the Foundation of Engineers of the Province of Milan with the contribution of Tecnostrutture REP® System, the collaboration of Harpaceas and Peikko, under the patronage of ACAI.

The audience - approximately 150 people - that followed the numerous presentations held by experts and professors specialised in seismic activity, metal structures and structural engineering, was interested and engaged. Among the speakers there were Prof. Gian Michele Calvi, Engineer, Director of the UME School IUSS of Pavia and President of EUCENTRE; Prof. Raffaele Landolfo, Engineer, chairman of the Department of Constructions and Mathematical Methods in Architecture at the University of Naples Federico II; Prof. Poalo Riva, Engineer, Dean of the faculty of Engineering at the University of Bergamo, Prof. Alberto Castellani, Engineer, member of the Commissioni Norme (Standards Committees) of the C.S.LL.PP (Supreme Council of Public Works). Introducing the topics and moderating the meeting was Mr. Bruno Finzi, Engineer, President of the Structures Committee of the Milan Order of Engineers, following the institutional greetings presented by the Chairman of the Foundation of the Order, Mr. Pozzi, Engineer.

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Download the academic presentations:

Prof. Landolfo - Metal structures in seismic areas

Prof. Riva - The role of the Site Engineer and the Inspector

Prof. Castellani - Underground garages built with REP® Beams

Prof. Calvi - Design solutions for an innovative work site