www.arup.com

Ove Arup and Partners Ireland (Arup)
Building Engineering
50 Ringsend Road, Dublin 4, Ireland

www.arup.com

Formed in 1946, the firm now has 11,000 planners, designers, engineers and consultants working in 90 offices in 38 countries (about 350 full time employees in Ireland) and their projects have taken Arup to more than 160 countries. They provide the engineering and related consultancy services necessary to every stage of the project, from inception to completion and after.

Arup is an independent firm offering a broad range of professional services with an aim for pioneering innovations and for fresh approaches to age-old challenges.

Throughout the world Arup aims to provide a consistently excellent multi-disciplinary service, which also incorporates our concern for the environment. Arup is committed to sustainable design, to its increasing incorporation in their projects and to industry-wide sustainability initiatives. Arup has a dedicated Advanced Technology & Research group. In Europe, Arup is a founding member of E2B, a public–private research programme striving to meet ambitious EU goals for energy-efficient buildings.

Research on the implementation of Eurocode in design, modelling of voided floors for static, modal and dynamic analysis, study on the design of poles of lightweight ITS equipment, study on the generation of load combinations in design codes.

Arup’s strong investment in research supports our specialists in delivering the highest quality solutions to clients. It also helps us evolve in response to the changing needs of our clients and the community. Some of the recent research activities are in the field of Modelling the behaviour of reinforced concrete shear walls under severe earthquake loads, Verification of CFD for air ventilation analysis in a dense urban environment, Structural Components: a parametric and associative toolbox for conceptual design, Extending the life of critical road system infrastructure in the Netherlands, Material efficiency in construction, specialized structural seismic damping systems and specialized floor vibration damping.

  • Al-Sabah, AS, Falter, H, Rotation-free FE “yield line” analysis of non-isotropic slabs. In review.
  • Hajializadeh, D, Al-Sabah, S, Obrien, E, Laefer, D, Enright, B, Nonlinear Analysis of Isotropic Slab Bridges under Extreme Traffic Loading, in review.
  • Al-Sabah, AS, Falter, H (2013), Finite element lower bound ‘‘yield line’’ analysis of isotropic slabs using rotation-free elements. Engineering Structures, 53(August):38-51.
  • Al-Sabah, AS, Al-Neaimi, A. (1991), Geometric and Material Non-Linearity of RC Frames by Stiffness Method, Engineering and Technology 10(5):45-57.