V&T Reconstruction Project
Rebuilding the most famous short line railroad ever operated. “Of all the short line railways on the American frontier, none created more wealth for its immediate owners or evoked more reverence and nostalgia than the Virginia & Truckee Railroad. The steam locomotive trailed by bright yellow coaches crossing the sagebrush flats of Nevada was a sight difficult to forget.”
Gary C. Luce, P.E. – Geologist/ Geotechnical Engineer – Resource Concepts
Continue reading April Luncheon 2015
The final round for the 2015 ASCE West Point Bridge Competition has finished.
A big thank you goes out to the students (and all who encouraged and supported them), ASCE volunteers, Engineering Encounters, and the sponsors (Resource Concepts, Inc. (RCI), RO Anderson, Lumos Engineering and the ASCE Nevada Section) for making this all possible. See the results below:
Continue reading ASCE News 03-30-2015
The first round for the 2015 ASCE West Point Bridge Competition has finished and below are the winners from the schools that have competed and will receive $50:
|Silver State Charter School
|George Whittell High
There is still the final round for a chance to win even more.
Continue reading ASCE News 03-12-2015
Sub Surface Pipe Drainage Systems – Intro to Multi-Flow
“For over 20 years Varicore Technologies has been solving the worlds drainage problems with a unique pipe drainage system called Multi-Flow. With over 35 million feet of product installed world-wide, Multi-Flow can be found on Sports Stadiums, Wastewater Lagoons, Landfills, Airports, Roadways, Green roofs or wherever water management is necessary. For more information please visit: www.multi-flow.com“
Peter Juszczyk – Business Development Manager
Continue reading March Luncheon 2015
The ASCE Nevada Capital Branch will be hosting the annual local West Point Bridge Design Contest in Carson City, NV. The purpose of this event is to help make students more familiar and interested in engineering.
This contest involves designing the most cost-effective bridge that is capable of supporting a live load. Students design this bridge utilizing a free and downloadable software program. There is no cost to enter and students can participate on their own time. The local contest begins in February and ends Friday, March 6, 2015 at midnight. Winners from each school will receive cash prizes. The winner from each school will also move forward to a final round on Saturday, March 28, 2015 in Carson City. The final round will yield 3 winners.
Continue reading ASCE News 03-02-2015
Congratulations and thank you to Mark Johnson our new President for the 2014-2015 term.
Congratulations to Aaron Galloway from Dayton High School for claiming the grand prize in the Final Round of the Local 2014 West Point Bridge Design Contest. Featured in the picture are the students that competed in the final round of the contest as well as ASCE volunteers.