Kou, C.

Fluor Corp., Houston, Texas

Candice Kou is a design engineer at Fluor Corp. in Houston, Texas. She has been working on a project utilizing steel modularization in sub-arctic regions. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles, with a BS degree in civil engineering, and earned her MS degree in civil engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, with an emphasis in structural engineering. Her research interests include novel seismic methodologies and their application to modern structural design.

Reduce revamp costs with appropriate 3D laser scanning strategies

Wong, S., Lowery, R., Kou, C., Fluor Corp.

The traditional approach for collecting plant as-built data commonly used for the revamp and retrofit of existing facilities, as well as for plant maintenance and operation, includes manually collecting the data and reviewing existing plot plans, elevation drawings, systems isometrics, or other 2D CAD drawings.