Structural Engineers Association of New York

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  • 05 Oct 2017 2:40 PM | Anonymous

    NEWS RELEASE

     Contacts:

    Maribeth Rizzuto - 412.458.5821 / mrizzuto@steel.org

    Debbie Bennett- 202.452.7179 / dbennett@steel.org

    CFSEI TO HOST WEBINAR ON THE STRUCTURAL ASPECT OF INTERIOR NONSTRUCTURAL COLD-FORMED STEEL FRAMING ON OCTOBER 26, 2017

     WASHINGTON, D.C., October 3, 2017—The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “The Structural Aspect of Interior Nonstructural Cold-Formed Steel Framing” on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. ET. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs. 

    The webinar will review various interior nonstructural cold-formed steel framing for code-specified and engineered applications. Often, interior applications beyond ASTM installation standards are not thoroughly addressed in project contract documents. This webinar will assist building design professionals by highlighting code and industry standard limitations and illustrating which ones do not require analysis and which ones require additional engineering to determine proper member sizes and installation. The webinar will cover several topics, including: 

    • Industry technology,
    • Wall and ceiling members: tables, bridging and limitations,
    • Chase wall framing,
    • Partial height partition support systems,
    • Structure deflection accommodations, and
    • Suspended ceiling systems. 

    The webinar will be conducted by Randy Kuss, Project Manager at ClarkDietrich Engineering Services, LLC. Randy has more than 25 years of experience in both structural and nonstructural cold-formed steel framing, ranging from basic interior partition installation requirements to complex architectural feature framing. His current responsibilities include engineering pricing, sales, design management, engineering design, detailing and field installation technical services for all aspects of structural and nonstructural cold-formed steel framing.  

    More information on the webinar and registration details are available at http://www.cfsei.org/.

    The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute comprises hundreds of structural engineers and other design professionals who are finding a better way to produce safe and efficient designs for commercial and residential structures with cold-formed steel. CFSEI members work together to develop and evolve industry standards and design methods, produce and issue technical bulletins, and provide seminars and online training to improve the knowledge and skills base of engineers and design professionals. For more information, visit http://www.cfsei.org/.
                                                                                   

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  • 27 Sep 2017 12:00 PM | Anonymous

    We help New York Thrive

    The Dormitory Authority State of New York Conference is the ONLY event in the area that puts General Contractors, Sub-Contractors, Architects, Engineers and Facility Managers together under one roof to hear about news, trends and opportunities in the industry as well as updates to DASNY projects. This event will attract hundreds of attendees from the area who are looking to contract business with DASNY, higher education facilities and major construction firms.

    Venue
    The CUNY Graduate Center
    Proshansky Auditorium
    365 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10016

    About dasny

    DASNY (Dormitory Authority of the State of New York) is among the nation’s largest issuers of low-cost, tax-exempt bonds and one of its biggest public builders. We are New York’s developer, creating the health, education and scientific facilities that form the backbone of inclusive, sustainable communities and help them compete on the global stage.

    DASNY takes you through an entire project, from concept to commissioning, and manages all contracts, the environmental review process, and financing. We expertly manage the project, freeing you to focus on your core mission.

    For more information, visit http://www.dasnyconference.com/



  • 21 Sep 2017 8:00 AM | Anonymous

    Engineering the Future

    39th IABSE Symposium

    September 21-23, 2017

    Vancouver, BC, Canada



    For more information: iabsevancouver2017.pdf

  • 15 Sep 2017 3:51 PM | Anonymous

    The NCSEA SEER Committee has activated their database of 2nd responders for Hurricane/Tropical Storm Harvey.  Currently only members within a 700-mile radius of the affected area are being contacted, but we would like to encourage all interested SEAoNY members to add their information to the NCSEA SEER database.  You can register here: https://ncsea-seer.com . 

    Please note that to participate in post-disaster assessments you will need to complete ICC's DRI or CalOES's SAP training along with FEMA's ICS 100b, 200, 700 and 800 (FEMA classes can be completed on line: https://training.fema.gov/is/).  If you are interested in volunteering, but have not completed the required training, we recommend that you still add your information to the NCSEA SEER database, in the case that others are needed for either this disaster or a future one.

    We will keep you all posted as we receive additional information.  If you are looking for other (less structural) ways to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, please visit the Red Cross website.

  • 12 Sep 2017 12:00 PM | Anonymous

    Please join us on September 12th for the 4th Annual Port Authority of New York and New Jersey conference where attendees will learn about new and existing construction project opportunities. This year, the Port Authority Board approved the largest ever $32.2 Billion 10-YEAR Capital Plan for 2017-2026.

    Approved projects include the area’s major airports, bridges and tunnels, railways, ports and p3 on major transportation and terminal projects. The approved plan will create 235,400 job years, $20 billion in total wages and $56 billion in overall economic activity…

    Find out how you can get involved in these projects by attending this year’s conference. 

    Venue
    The Hotel Pennsylvania
    401 Seventh Ave
    New York, NY 10001

    Click Here for More information and to Register


  • 27 Jul 2017 5:52 PM | Anonymous

    We invite the best of the structural engineering profession and industry to join us for this year's celebration!  NCSEA is celebrating 25 years of bringing together practicing structural engineers at the Summit in Washington D.C.

    The Summit draws the best of the structural engineering field–structural engineers, those interested in structural engineering, students and the companies providing products and services to the structural engineers. The Summit also honors the best of structural engineering with the Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, which honor structural engineering ingenuity throughout the world, and the Special Awards, that are given to NCSEA members who have provided outstanding service and commitment to the association and the field.

    The NCSEA Structural Engineering Summit features educational sessions specific to structural engineering, social and networking events, the trade show, and the Awards Banquet featuring the NCSEA Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, Special Awards, and the winners of the Young Member Summit Scholarships.

    Speakers:

    Martina Driscoll, P.E., Principal & Unit Manager, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates & Terrence Paret, Senior Principal, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates

    Venue:

    Washington Hilton

    1919 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20009

    Registration Information Here:

    http://www.ncsea.com/meetings/annualconference/registration2/


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  • 29 Apr 2017 8:00 AM | Anonymous

    The IABSE Future of Design Conference is a one-day event aimed at engineers, architects, academics, students, contractors, fabricators or other built environment professionals. The purpose of the conference is to exchange knowledge on topics that are of importance to our industry now and in the future and to energize, educate and inspire the next generation of designers. We are aiming at maximizing the exchange between participants by making use of a variety of session styles including panel discussions, short lectures and hands-on workshops. Accomplished designers and researchers will pair with emerging and innovative designers to present ideas on what the future holds for structural engineering. We will also discuss the future of our practice as a whole and how we adapt as designers to ever changing contexts with increasing complexity.

     

    IABSE (the International Association for Bridges and Structural Engineering) is a truly global association with members in over 100 countries. The Future of Design Conference is a successful annual event in the UK and we are about to launch the first event here in NYC. For more information, visit our website https://fodnyc.org/ and buy your ticket now at the Early Bird rate here.

     


  • 26 Apr 2017 9:40 AM | Anonymous

    The seminar will address how high strength concrete can generate internal temperatures that reduce strength.

    Speaker: Jerzy Zemajtis, PhD, PE is Senior Engineer at the American

    Concrete Institute

    Topic: Mass Concrete: How Big is Big? Live Presentation

    Location: New York Athletic Club, 59th & 7th Avenue – 180 Central Park South

    What is Mass Concrete? ACI 207.1R defines mass concrete as any volume of concrete with dimensions large enough to require that measures be taken to cope with the generation of heat from hydration of the cement and attendant volume change to minimize cracking. But how does one predict whether mass concrete problems will occur and what steps should be taken? This presentation will discuss how to identify mass concrete, ACI 301 requirements pertaining to it, and good construction practices. Topics covered in this presentation will include:

    • Examples of mass concrete structures
    • Identifying mass concrete in the field
    • Specification requirements
    • Factors influencing mass concrete
    • Mitigation or design



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