Note: There is no cost to attend the meeting or dinner. Students are highly encourgaed to attend. Please note the change of venue. When arriving please go to guard shack to check in. You will be directed to the proper place.
David McQuaid will be speaking on the topic of Heat Straightening of Damaged or Weld Distorted members. He intends to show that heat straightening can be done with confidence in the fabrication shop or in the field with acceptable results no matter how severe the member has been damaged.
A tour of Jesse Engineering will be available to those that are interested
David L. McQuaid P.E. is a graduate Civil Engineer and Licensed Professional Engineer in multiple states. He has been working in the steel fabrication, welding and construction industry for over 45 years and started the Company DL McQuaid & Associates and has served as its President since 2000. Since 1970 he has primarily been involved with welding and resolving welding problems.
Mr. McQuaid has worked as an American Bridge Engineer for over 31 years and has been a member of the AWS D1 Main Committee for over thirty years. In addition, he has been chairman of the AWS D1.5 Bridge Welding Code and has been a member of the Committee for over 20 years.
Mr. McQuaid as been a member of the AWS Board of Directors Since 2006 and is currently the President of the AWS Board of Directors.