RECSI January Dinner Meeting
CONSTRUCTION FAILURES: HOW & WHY???
Please join us for the evening to discuss the how's and why's of construction failures, many of these you will have read about or seen in the evening news.
These failures include:
~ L'Ambiance Plaza Apartment Collapse
~ Oklahoma City Bombing
~ China Apartment Building Collapse
~ Hyatt Walkway Failure
~ Olympic Ice Arena Roof Failure
~ Bridge Girder Failures
~ World Trade Center Collapse
~ KXTX Tower Collapse
~ A Bowling Alley Roof Collapse
~ Chicago Water Tunnel Flood
The evening will present attendees with some of the answers to construction industry wide questions regarding construction failures and what exactly were the true causes of these catastrophic failures.
Exponent's multidisciplinary organization of scientists, physicians, engineers, and regulatory consultants performs in-depth investigations in more than 90 technical disciplines. The firm is world renowned for analyzing construction failures and accidents to determine their causes and to understand how to prevent them.
Our speaker, Morgan Griffith, PE, is a Managing Engineer in
Exponent's Buildings and Structures Group. He specializes in the areas of non-linear structural analysis, performance based design and assessment of structures, earthquake engineering and soil structure interaction.
Please consider joining us at Charlie's Restaurant at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 5th, 2012 for an fascinating evening.
Charlie's Grill (View)
1320 19th Hole Drive
Windsor, CA 95492
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