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  • Sep
    21

    PD Seminar: David Kosnik

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    Structural Health Monitoring for Limit States Other Than “Failure”

    Abstract

    This presentation will cover applications of instrumentation and monitoring of in-service structures to understanding, quantifying, and mitigating challenges related to limit states other than catastrophic failure due to insufficient strength or stiffness. Such non-catastrophic limit states include various forms of serviceability limits, from the familiar floor deflection provisions in building codes to dynamic compatibility considerations between processing piping and structural elements in industrial plants, durability and service life considerations, and preservation of essential ancillary structural elements such as fireproofing and building envelope materials. Structural adequacy against these limits may be compromised by endogenous factors such as material degradation (corrosion, alkali-silica reactivity) or by exogenous factors such as changes in service loads or beyond-design-basis events. Judiciously selected instrumentation and appropriate monitoring schemes can provide insight into the behavior of structures with respect to these limits and thus help (1) reduce uncertainty in the ability of the structure to perform as desired, and (2) inform retrofit or rehabilitation efforts if required. These instrumentation and monitoring approaches will be discussed in the context of case studies from transportation, industrial, and specialty structures.

    Bio

    NU Civil Engineering alumnus David Kosnik (MS 2009, PhD 2012) draws from his dual background in civil and computer engineering to develop innovative performance monitoring and evaluation solutions for in-service infrastructure. His experience includes both long-term, continuous remote monitoring and short-term tests of occupied buildings, in-service bridges and structures, industrial facilities, movable structures, structures subject to ground vibration, and infrastructure vulnerable to hydraulic and geo-hazards. Dr. Kosnik’s monitoring strategies link measured quantities to specific limit states or performance metrics to support infrastructure management decisions, particularly those related to risk management, beyond-design-basis events, evaluation of retrofits and life extension efforts, characterization of damage progression, and early warning of possible disruption.

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    TIME Monday, September 21, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Sep
    21

    PD Seminar: David Kosnik

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Monday, September 21, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Sep
    23

    SPREE Seminar: Oluwaseyi Balogun

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Sep
    25

    EES Seminar: Nancy Denslow

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM

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    TIME Friday, September 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Oct
    5

    PD Seminar: Chris Arjona

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Monday, October 5, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Oct
    7

    SPREE Seminar: Andrea Giuntoli

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

    CALENDAR McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

  • Oct
    14

    Midwest Workshop on Multiscale Surface Characterization: Nanoscale and Materials Behavior

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    9:15 AM

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    TIME Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 9:15 AM - 12:45 PM

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    CONTACT Alison Rodriguez    alison.rodriguez@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Oct
    19

    PD Seminar: Susan Alexis Brown

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Oct
    24

    CEE Fall 2020 Career Fair

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    1:00 PM TBD, Technological Institute

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    TIME Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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  • Oct
    28

    SPREE Seminar: Jiaxin Chen

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Oct
    30

    EES Seminar: Ramesh Goel

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM

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    TIME Friday, October 30, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Nov
    2

    PD Seminar: Susan Alexis Brown

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Monday, November 2, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  • Nov
    4

    SPREE Seminar: Thao (Vicky) Nguyen

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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  • Nov
    6

    EES Seminar: Christy Remucal

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    2:00 PM

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    TIME Friday, November 6, 2020 at 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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  • Nov
    9

    PD Seminar: Giorgia Chinazzo

    McCormick - Civil and Environmental Engineering

    11:30 AM

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    TIME Monday, November 9, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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    CONTACT Tierney Acott    tierney.acott@northwestern.edu EMAIL

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