Dominic Kelly, Simpson, Gumpertz & Heger, Inc., will discuss "Collapse of Shoring during Construction of the Elevated Walkway for the Atlanta Botanical Gardens" as the next speaker in the Engineering Seminar Series. Designed as a steel, cable-stayed bridge with a concrete on metal deck walkway suspended as much as 40 ft above grade, the structure collapsed while being temporarily supported during construction activities. The investigation involved surveys and subsequent failure analyses of the collapsed structure and its components, and the structural steel sections that comprise the original bridge design.
Dominic Kelly's twenty-five years of experience includes design, rehabilitation, and investigation of building and nonbuilding structures. He is active professionally with a focus on seismic and concrete committees. He is the Project Technical Committee Chair for ATC-98, Use of High-Strength Flexural Reinforcement for Reinforced Concrete Seismic Design, and is leading a Building Seismic Safety Council effort on developing a new design approach for rigid wall/flexible diaphragm buildings.
Wednesday, December 5th, 2012
10:30 AM EST
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