Since opening in 2007, BakerRisk’s Los Angeles office has been servicing a blend of industrial and government clients with structural engineering and research activities. The office provides structural assessments, upgrade and new building designs, and siting support for all manner of building types. The Los Angeles office also supports DoD clients with research on conventional weapons effects, test planning and design, and development and validation of engineering models. Our staff are experienced in a broad range of analytical tools ranging from simple models to high-fidelity nonlinear finite element codes for structural and fluid dynamics.

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Changes in Facility Siting Standards: API 752, 753, & 756

In industries where the daily risks of potentially catastrophic events, such as vapor cloud explosions, are a constant concern, there’s no room for compromise – inherently safer design principles, effective hazard identifications and analyses, and adherence to up-to-date industry standards aren’t just important, they’re essential. Since its establishment in 1919, the American Petroleum Institute (API)…