Modelling and Analysis of Steel Structures Using Computer Software

Webinar Instructor

Michael Samuels, M.A.Sc., P.Eng.

Manager of Engineering

Michael Samuels, M.A.Sc., P.Eng., is a Senior Structural Engineer with 30 plus years of experience in all aspects of structural engineering from planning to detailed design. He has been involved in large P3 Projects e.g. Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail and the Ottawa Light Rail for the City of Ottawa both for Metrolinx/Infrastructure Ontario, the LFLRV Maintenance/Storage Facilities for the TTC; the Spadina Subway Extension including the Highway 407 Station for TYSSE; and the Southeast Collector Trunk Sewer (a 19 km sewer tunnel) for York Region. He has worked on large industrial projects including power plants, gas plant, hospital, school projects, wastewater treatment plants (one of which has won the Nova Scotia Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Excellence).

Mr. Samuels has been involved in office, commercial, and residential buildings. In addition, he has also worked on many overseas bridge design projects as a senior designer and supervisor in which one of his designs was awarded the most outstanding engineering design by the Jamaica Institute of Engineers. Mr. Samuels was a participant on the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) appointed by the Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MMA) to review the changes made by the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC) and to make recommendations on sections to be implemented by the Ontario Building Code in 2017. Mr. Samuels received his Bachelors Degree from the University of the West Indies and his Masters Degree from the University of Waterloo. He is proficient in 2D and 3D analysis using software such as Staad Pro, RAM Structural System and SFRAME.

Webinar Description

Modelling and Analysis of Steel Structures Using Computer Software- An introduction to the basics and fundamentals of creating 3-dimensional models. The session will cover the determination of suitable software applications, setting up defaults and parameters, modeling frame structures, frame analysis options, loads, model checks, and finalized models.


Wednesday, May 26, 2021 @ 1:00 – 2:00 PM EDT

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Participants are eligible for 0.1 CEU / 1 PDH following verification of attendance.
If qualifying, registrants will be emailed a certificate within 7-10 business days.