For effective scientific collaborations between the
University of Sharjah and local and international engineering authorities, the
University of Sharjah, represented by Dr. Zaid Al-Sadoon from the Civil and
Environmental Engineering Department, presented a lecture entitled "Buckling
Restrained Braces: Concept, Applications, and Seismic Design Aspects". The
lecture presented the state-of-art developments of Buckling Restrained Braces
with emphasis on a new and patented buckling restrained brace system that was
developed recently for reinforced concrete and steel frame structures that are resistant
The workshop was organized on 25/11/2018 by the
Building Permit Department of Sharjah Municipality and with the participation
of an international company, Steel Canada Ltd. The workshop targeted
engineering consultancy offices, university students and engineers of
government departments and municipalities. The workshop was attended by Eng.
Khalifa Bin Huda Al Suwaidi, Assistant General Manager of Engineering and
Buildings Sector and Sheikh Mohammed Al Qassimi, Director of Building Permits.