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Excuse Our Dust

CSD has recently started a construction project at our office.  We will be both renovating and expanding our offices.  This will allow us to better serve our clients in the future.  We will be updating our office, conference, and educational spaces to provide a modern office atmosphere. The project is expected to take several months as we complete the project in phases.  The phasing will allow us to continue our current work with...
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Modern Steel Construction Magazine features ExxonMobil Project

Modern Steel Construction magazine featured the ExxonMobil Energy Center in the June 2015 Edition.  The article was co-authored by Adam Friedman, associate at Computerized Structural Design, Dr. Pat Fortney, president of Cives Engineering Corporation and Craig Peterson, vice president of Peterson Beckner Industries.  Tom Getschman also contributed to the article and led the construction engineering team on this project. CSD provided construction engineering services including the design and layout...
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ExxonMobil Energy Center featured in SEAA Connector

The ExxonMobil Energy Center was recently featured in the 2015 Spring Edition of the Steel Erectors Association of America (SEAA) Connector magazine.  CSD provided construction engineering services including the design and layout of temporary bracing, erection sequencing, lift planning and review, and hurricane contingency planning.  CSD collaborated with the steel erector, steel detailer/fabricator, and engineer of record throughout the project.  CSD worked directly with the steel erector to provide solutions...
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Richard Kaehler Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

CSD is proud to announce that Richard Kaehler has been awarded the American Institute of Steel Construction's Lifetime Achievement Award.  The award was presented on March 25, 2015 at the North American Steel Construction Conference.  According to AISC, this award "provides special recognition to individuals who have provided outstanding service over a sustained period of years to AISC and to the structural steel design/construction/academic community." Mr. Kaehler joins James Fisher...
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CSD at NASCC

CSD is both attending and presenting at this year's AISC's NASCC:The Steel Conference from March 25, 2015 through March 27, 2015 in Nashville, TN. Along with several attendees, Josh Buckholt will be presenting "Are the Results of my First or Second Order Analysis Correct?" on Friday from 10:15-11:45 am and 4:00-5:30 pm.  Josh is an Associate with CSD who has worked on various projects which include steel structure and connection design, concrete...
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MSOE Career Night

CSD will be attending this year's Milwaukee School of Engineering's Career Night on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 from 6:00-8:30 PM.  This event is held at MSOE's Kern Center.  Feel free to stop by and learn more about CSD. The Civil and Architectural Engineering and Construction Management Department’s annual Career Night provides CSD an opportunity to showcase our company, meet MSOE faculty and students, and recruit students for internships and full-time employment....
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CSD Designs Custom Lifting Rig for the Shedd Aquarium

 Project: Shedd Aquarium, Chicago, Illinois Client: Super Sky Products Enterprises, LLC Project Description: Computerized Structural Design, S.C. designed a custom lifting rig for the Shedd Aquarium as part of the recent upgrades to the structure to accommodate a new skylight.  The custom rig was used to concurrently elevate five 1,000 pound pieces of ornamental lead cresting so that new flashing could be installed.  Crane access to the Aquarium’s site was not possible.  The unique and creative solution allowed workers to install the new flashing efficiently and...
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Project Healing Waters

George Batcha, Principal, has been a company leader in the design and construction of industrial structures for many years with CSD.  However, his first love is fly fishing.  For the past few years, George has been working with Project Healing Waters (https://www.projecthealingwaters.org/) to share his love of fly fishing with local veterans.  George recently shared his experience with...
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