Since joining the faculty at Eastchester, I've taught nonlinear structural analysis many times. The course content is shaped by what I learned, and continue to learn, from Frank, Greg, Filip, and Silvia. The blog is another outcropping of what I've learned. So I've integrated many of the posts into the course, which consists of the … Continue reading Syllabus by Blogging
The Glenn Willis Holcomb Professorship in Structural Engineering was established at Oregon State University (OSU) in 2011 through a gift from the estate of Col. Roy C. Edgerton. While Col. Edgerton had an impressive civil engineering career, this post will focus on "The Prof." Glenn Holcomb joined the faculty at OSU in 1920 (when OSU … Continue reading Glenn Holcomb, The Prof.
I often mention Eastchester in posts, referring to a conversation with "a colleague in Eastchester" or showing an example from "a class I teach in Eastchester". But where is Eastchester? You won't find it on any map of the US Pacific Northwest. Eastchester is the home of fictional Cascadia College in Bernard Malamud's novel A New Life, … Continue reading Where Is Eastchester?