SEAM May Seminar: Designing Aluminum Structures

SEAM will be hosting a full-day seminar presented by Randy Kissell, PE, Managing Consultant, Trinity Consultants, Durham, NC.

The learning objectives of Mr. Kissells’ presentation are to:

• Know the major aluminum alloy groups and their uses
• Know the principle structural properties of aluminum
• Become proficient in designing aluminum structural members and connections

DATE:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

PRESENTER:
J. Randolph Kissell, P.E.
In 1993, Randy Kissell co-founded the TGB Partnership, an engineering firm specializing in aluminum structural design. He co-authored Aluminum Structures – A Guide to Their Specifications and Design, published by John Wiley and now in its 2nd edition, co-holds numerous US patents on aluminum structures, and was featured on the cover of Structural Engineer magazine in 2013. He has conducted ASCE’s Designing Aluminum Structures seminar since 2002 and similar seminars for the National Council of Structural Engineering Associations and the American Welding Society.

Mr. Kissell is the secretary of the Engineering Advisory Committee of the Aluminum Association, responsible for the Specification for Aluminum Structures, used throughout the US for aluminum structural design. He is also the chair of the American Welding Society’s Subcommittee on Aluminum Structures, and a member of the ASTM Light Metal Alloys committee and the Canadian Standards Association’s committee on Strength Design in Aluminum.

LOCATION:
Abromson Center, Level 2
University of Southern Maine
88 Bedford Street, Portland
(Parking is free in the garage attached to the Abromson Center. Access to Abromson Level 2 is through Level 3 of the car park.)

CREDITS:
7.0 PDH (NCSEA DIAMOND REVIEWED) will be awarded

COST:
$160 for SEAM/NCSEA members, $220 for non-members

AGENDA:
7:30 am – 8:00 am Continental breakfast and Registration
8:00 am – 10:00 am First Session
10:00 am – 10:15 am Break with snacks and beverages
10:15 am – 12:00 pm Second Session
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Third Session
2:30 pm – 2:45 pm Break with snacks and beverages
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Fourth Session

RSVP:
by Friday May 17th, 2019

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