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  • Apr
    25

    SEGIM Seminar: Salvatore Di Bernardo

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    Inspection and Load Rating of Post-Tensioned Segmental Bridges

    Abstract
    This presentation provides an overview on the approach to analyze existing infrastructures using NDT inspection techniques and Finite Element Analysis.The case study covers the analysis of the long-term behavior of Post-Tensioned concrete segmental bridges part of an Illinois Tollway interchange. Opened in 1989, the interchange connecting the Veterans Memorial Tollway (I-355) and Reagan Memorial Tollway (I-88) in Downers Grove includes four post-tensioned segmental concrete box girder bridges with length ranging from 558 feet to more than 2,000 feet on horizontally curved alignments. The Illinois Tollway wanted to evaluate the current structural capacity under various lane configurations and so required to perform full in-depth inspection and material testing to assess the condition of the superstructure and substructure post-tensioned elements. The structures were modeled taking into account current condition and the original post-tensioning sequence for load rating purposes. The results show how these structures’ behavior is very close to what predicted.This detailed study gave the Tollway the ability to better plan how to manage and maintain these structures in the years to come.

    Bio
    Salvatore Di Bernardo has over 27 years of experience in concept study, design and construction management for bridges and other transportation related structures including several award winning and signature bridge projects. His structural design experience includes cable-stayed structures, truss bridges, arch bridges, pre-stressed and post-tensioned concrete and steel bridges, long span plate girder, curved steel plate girder, complex retaining walls, and complex erection plans. During his career in the United States and in Europe he has presented research related to his work on signature bridges, bridge asset management and advanced structural analysis of complex bridges at various national and international conferences. Salvatore’s experience with bridges include Program Management for bridge inspection and asset management for governmental agencies. Mr. Di Bernardo is actively involved in national and international professional organizations, a Past President and Board of Director member of the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois and a member of the State of Illinois Structural Engineering Licensing Board. He has been involved with the Design- Build Committee of the Illinois Road and Transportation Builder Association and other technical commissions. He is a fellow member of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Engineers. He is licensed in various US States, the UK and Italy.

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    TIME Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Sep
    24

    New Graduate Student Fall Registration begins 9 a.m.

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    TIME Monday, September 24, 2018

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  • Sep
    25

    New Undergraduate Student Fall Registration

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    TIME Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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  • Sep
    25

    Welcome & Luncheon for New Full-time Graduate Students

    McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

    11:30 AM Ryan Family Auditorium, Technological Institute

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    TIME Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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  • Sep
    27

    Fall classes begin 8 a.m.

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    TIME Thursday, September 27, 2018

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  • Oct
    1

    Special Seminar: Giorgia Chinazzo

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    3:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Monday, October 1, 2018 at 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  • Oct
    5

    EES Seminar: May Wu

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, October 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Oct
    17

    SPREE Seminar: Arne Johnson & John Lawler

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Oct
    24

    SPREE Seminar: Arif Masud

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Oct
    26

    EES Seminar: Lynn Schriml

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, October 26, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Oct
    31

    SPREE Seminar: Claire White

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Nov
    9

    EES Seminar: Ed Bouwer

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Friday, November 9, 2018 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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  • Nov
    12

    Registration for Winter 2019 begins

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    TIME Monday, November 12, 2018

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  • Nov
    14

    SPREE Seminar: Nina Stark

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:00 AM A230, Technological Institute

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    TIME Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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  • Nov
    21

    Thanksgiving vacation begins 6 p.m.

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    TIME Wednesday, November 21, 2018

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  • Nov
    22

    Thanksgiving day

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    TIME Thursday, November 22, 2018

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