Concrete: Cracking and Case Studies of Failures

SEAM will be hosting a seminar to be put on by Dr. David W. Fowler, P.E., of The University of Texas at Austin. The presentation will run approximately two hours and will focus on three topics:

Volume Change and Restraint: Recipe for Cracking

Case Study: Big Dig Ceiling Panel Failure

Case Study: Concrete Parking Garage Foundation Failure

DATE: Tuesday, June 7 , 2016

PRESENTER: David W. Fowler, PhD, P.E.

Dr. David W. Fowler, P.E., is a University Distinguished Teaching Professor and the Joe J. King Chair in Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin where he teaches courses in forensic engineering, structures and materials. His research has been in the areas of concrete-polymer materials, forensic engineering, concrete materials, wood structures, aggregates in concrete, and specialty concretes. He has served as president of the International Congress of Polymers in Concrete, member of the ACI Board, and member and chair of numerous committees in ASCE, ACI and TRB. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering. His consulting is in the area of forensic investigations related to wood structures, concrete foundations and structures, and concrete materials. His daughter and her husband, Teresa and David Price, have their own structural consulting firm in North Yarmouth.

LOCATION:
Rolandeau’s Restaurant
775 Washington Street North, Auburn, Maine

CREDITS:
2 PDH will be awarded, Diamond Approved
Note: NCSEA does not warrant that a course complies with the continuing education requirements in all jurisdictions

COST:
$50.00 for SEAM members
$70.00 for non-members

AGENDA:
5:00 pm-5:30 pm Sign in and social
5:30 pm-6:00 pm Dinner
6:00 pm-8:00 pm Presentation

RSVP:
by Friday, June 3, 2016

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