Chris Rosencutter, Author at Meca Enterprises Inc | Page 2 of 3
MecaWind is like driving a car

MecaWind is like driving a car

The new MecaWind release provides a new way to select the method used for the Main Wind Force Resisting System (MWFRS) and the Components and Cladding (C&C). The results can be different based upon the MWFRS method and C&C method selected.  The question now is...
It’s not my Default

It’s not my Default

There is a feature in MecaWind that is seldom used, but can be very helpful. It’s a feature under the File Menu called “Save Current File as Default”. What does it do? When this feature is is selected, it takes the current file and sets it up as the...
The Next Big Thing in Lifting Lug Design

The Next Big Thing in Lifting Lug Design

All structural design is important but verifying that the lifting lug design is adequate to lift a piece of heavy equipment might just be one of the most important things an Engineer can design. Engineers often design structures and equipment for extreme wind, seismic...
Take Vortex Shedding Seriously

Take Vortex Shedding Seriously

When I was a new Engineer working for an equipment manufacturer, I can say that I didn’t have a healthy appreciation for wind Induced vibration (vortex shedding).  I worked for an equipment manufacturer who won and lost jobs based upon our cost, and considering...