SGH Participates at the ASCE Forensic Engineering 7th Congress

November 13, 2015

Simpson Gumpertz & Heger employees will be participating throughout the American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Forensic Engineering 7th Congress, 15-18 November in Miami.

Technical Program Committee:
Leonard Morse-Fortier

Monday, 16 November 2015

Building Envelope Leakage
Session Moderator: Sean O’Brien

Weeping “Stucco Buckets”
Robert Bateman and Rene Luft

A New Structural and Metallurgical Review of the Great Boston Molasses Tank Failure of 1919
Ronald Mayville

Air Leakage, Moisture Migration, and Condensation in the Building Enclosure
Sean O’Brien, Jason Der Ananian, Cheryl Saldanha

Developing the Right Protocol for Investigation
R. Scott Silvester, Stephen Stukey (Cole Scott & Kissane, P.A.), and Robert Antes

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Case Studies of Finite Element Analysis in Structural Failure Investigations
Nicholas Catella

Interpreting Damage to Existing Structures Adjacent to Construction Sites
Nathaniel Smith and Milan Vatovec

Update on Design of Residential Structures in Florida
Leonard Morse-Fortier

Walkway Collapse at the Botanical Gardens: A Study in Movement
Daniel Cook and Dominic Kelly

Wednesday, 18 November

Evaluation and Repair of Insufficiently Reinforced Precast Double Tee Members
Kevin Conroy and Kurt Hoigard (Raths, Raths & Johnson, Inc.)

Structural Repair of a Concrete Parking Structure Using ACI 562
Kevin Conroy and Gustavo Tumialan

Coupon Testing: An Essential Tool for Understanding Historic Steel
Dana Wolf (Thornton Tomasetti) and Kevin Poulin

Learn more about the Forensic Congress.