Posts

Making an ETABS or SAP2000 plugin using the CSI oAPI

Learn how to get started writing a plugin to extend the functionality of the structural analysis programs ETABS or SAP2000.

Embed a Codepen in a Hugo site

A quick note about how to embed codepens into hugo posts using a custom shortcode

Thoughts on the Civil-Structural PE Exam

This post contains some of my thoughts after writing the Oct 2018 Civil-Structural PE Exam.

Design of Short Columns

This post contains an Observable Notebook that calculates factored axial capacity of short columns according to CSA A23.3-2014

Design of diagonally-reinforced coupling beams

This post contains an Observable Notebook that calculates factored capacity of a diagonally-reinforced header according to CSA A23.3-2014

NBCC Load Combos

This post contains an Observable Notebook that calculates factored load from the load combinations in the National Building Code of Canada 2010 / 2015

Embed an Observable Notebook in a Hugo site

In this post I explain how to embed observable notebooks into hugo posts using a custom shortcode

Fiverr Experiment

Fiverr is a gig marketplace where you can buy just about any creative service. I attempted to use it to buy writing services for 15 multiple choice questions, and the results were not great.

Break Big Problems Down

Any problem you face can be broken down into smaller problems. Learning to do this naturally will help make you more effective at life.