Sixmo serves the practice of structural engineering with ethics, professionalism, and responsiveness. As a basic core service we offer the complete analysis and design of building structural systems comprised of cold formed steel, concrete, hot-rolled steel, masonry, and timber. We provide structural engineering consulting for architects, building owners, contractors, developers, other engineers, government entities, homeowners, plant managers, and many, many others.

Superstructure Design

  • Structural steel
  • Cold-formed steel
  • Timber
  • Concrete
  • Masonry

Substructure and Foundation Design

  • Piling
  • Caissons
  • Footings
  • Mats
  • Dynamic and vibratory
    • ACI 351 Compliant
  • Environment concrete tanks & structures
    • ACI 350 Compliant
  • Pre-Engineered foundation systems
    • Hairpins
    • Tie-rods
    • Moment resisting foundations

Retaining Design

  • Retaining walls
    • Concrete
    • Masonry
    • Segmented
  • Temporary and permanent shoring systems
    • Braced cut excavations
    • Cantilevered sheet pile systems
    • Soldier piles with lagging

Special Analysis and Design

  • Blast analysis
    • Vapor cloud blast analysis
    • Pressure vessel blast analysis
    • Condensed phase blast analysis
    • Dust generated blast analysis
  • Blast design
    • The complete design of a structure or facility incorporating the Owner’s requirements to level od damange and component response
    • Non-linear (elasto-plastic) dynamic analysis accommodating the leading industry standards, such as:
      • ASCE Design of Blast Resistant Structures
      • Process Industry Practices (PIP)
      • American Petroleum Institute (API)
      • United Facilities Criteria (UFC)
  • Fall arrest and protection systems
    • Transverse track systems
    • Horizontal lifelines
    • Anchorages
    • Articulating jib systems
  • Crane runway system design
    • Columns
    • Girders
    • Rail attachments
    • Plate girders
    • Thrust plates
    • Bracing
    • Tie-backs
    • Bumpers and end stops
    • Lugs
    • Fatigue analysis