Next Meeting: Thursday, March 20, 2014 – Membership Meeting
Time: PLEASE NOTE THE TIME DIFFERENCE! Registration/Networking at 5:30 PM and Presentation at 6:00 PMTitle: Roller Coaster Design
Speakers: Brian Kosmac – The Gravity Group and Daniel Peak, P.E. – Schaefer
Abstract: The Dayton Section Younger Member Group (YMG) and UD Student chapter are co-hosting this month’s membership meeting. All members and guests are invited to attend! This presentation will be provided by two engineers who work directly with the amusement park industry. Mr. Kosmac will discuss the design of modern wooden coasters in both local and international markets. Mr. Peak will discuss the design of ride foundations and stations, including the new Banshee roller coaster at Kings Island. Click here to see the event flyer.
Presentation and Lunch Location: VWK Meeting Rooms on the University of Dayton’s Campus. Parking will be available in Lot C. Click here for location map and directions.
Dinner: House salad; rolls; fried chicken; baked whitefish with fresh herbs; mashed potatoes; roasted red skin potatoes; butter broccoli; sweet corn with red peppers; apple pie; layered double chocolate torte
Cost: $25/person or $10/students with RSVP
Reservations: http://rollercoasterdesign.eventbrite.com RSVP by 5:00pm on Thursday, March 13, 2014 A PDH certificate will be provided to attendees.
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Thursday, April 10, 2014 – Membership Meeting
Title: Forensic Engineering and The State of ASCE Region 3
Speakers: John Frauenhoffer. PE – Forensic Engineer, Engineering Resource Associates, Inc.
Abstract: Mr. Frauenhoffer will present the practices of Forensics Engineering through Case History Presentations on bridges, buildings, retaining walls and pipelines. Problem Statements, anaylsis, resolutions, and lefal proceedings will be included. An update on the state of the ASCE Region 3 will also be presented.
Presentation and Lunch Location: The Presidenital Banquet Center, 4572 Presidential Way, Kettering Ohio 45429
Cost: $20/person or $10/students with RSVP
Reservations: RSVP by 5:00pm on Thursday, March 13, 2014
Time: 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday, May 17, 2014 – Kings Island Tour of The Beast
Title: Tour of the BEAST!
Speakers: Jeff Gramke, original architect and engineer of The Beast .
Abstract: Jeff Gramke, an original architect and engineer of The Beast, will lead us on the tour. The tour is rather technical and Jeff has been with the ride since day one. 1 PDH will be offered for this event! Jeff will discuss any questions the group may have from simple things to more in-depth. There isn’t an age limit for the tour but it is a bit hilly and lots of walking. Hard hats are NOT required for the tour. Closed toed-shoes are recommended but not required. More information to come but save the date as this promises to be a great presentation.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 – Membership Meeting
Thursday, June 19, 2014 – Membership Meeting