By invitation from the Mexican Society of Geotechnical Engineering (SMIG), the Mexican Society of Structural Engineering (SMIE) and the Mexican Society of Earthquake Engineering (SMIS), Julio Garcia of SC Solutions presented a seminar on the topic of “Seismic Analysis of Nuclear Power Plants” at the Mexican Association of Civil Engineers, in Mexico City.  Dr. Garcia addressed the current practice of seismic analysis of nuclear power plants, covering topics such as: generic design, site-specific studies, analysis and design of new plants, analysis and assessment of existing plants, definition of seismic loads, and soil-structure interaction analysis.

The special event was well attended by diverse professionals active in both Structural Engineering and Geotechnical Engineering. The location of Mexico City, having difficult subsoil and seismic conditions, provided an excellent backdrop and context for technical discussion.

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