Attacks on buildings in the United States over the past decade by terrorists have heightened concerns over the availability of proven technologies to economically design and construct multi-story buildings capable of mitigating progressive collapse when subjected to terrorist bomb blast.
This paper presents the results of a detailed physics-based finite-element progressive
collapse investigation of a high-rise steel frame building to assess the potential for
The Partners and employees at MHP are thrilled to re-introduce www.mhpse.com to valued clients, professionals, colleagues, and students in the structural engineering field. The completion of this long overdue makeover marks another milestone in MHP history. Designed to offer an in-depth look into the people and projects surrounding MHP, it is exciting to finally have the website up and running!
The re-designed corporate logo was created to represent the substantial growth that has taken place in the company over the past 35 years. This development has prompted a name change from Myers, Houghton & Partners to simply MHP, aimed at recognizing each contributing partner as a whole. This recognition provides direction for the future, pressing on with the passion and priority of offering the same quality service to our past, present, and future clients.
London Bridge is falling down is a nursery rhyme to most of us. To a structural engineer, its a horror story. Good structural engineers excel in keeping buildings standing. Myers, Houghton & Partners (MHP), a Long Beach structural engineering firm, takes that challenge seriously. Says Garry Myers, president of the 30-year-old company, Structural engineers play a very key albeit silent role. Everyday we’re protecting people’s lives in the buildings they occupy.