Barrier Cables: Designing for Life Safety
Presented by: Turner Arndt, P.E., Structural Technologies
Vehicle barriers are an essential but often overlooked component of the life safety system in a parking structure. Barrier cable systems are a popular and economical solution that is flexible, lightweight, and aesthetically pleasing. This presentation will explore some of the design implications and engineering considerations necessary when designing for vehicle barrier cable in new and existing parking structures before discussing the “nuts and bolts” of barrier cable system details, hardware, and installation. Participants should come away with a better understanding of this system and be well-equipped to incorporate barrier cable into their structural design from an early stage.
About Our Speaker:
Turner Arndt is a Project Manager at Structural Technologies in Manassas, VA and a registered Professional Engineer in DC, MD, VA, and several surrounding states. He has direct experience managing the barrier cable systems on over 50 projects throughout the northeast corridor and Midwest, many from the early stages of design through the final stages of system install. Outside of work, Turner has a passion for the outdoors enjoys volunteering his time as a high school rowing coach.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Ten Independence Mall, 100 North 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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You will need a drivers license or picture ID to enter the building. Also, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia requires all visitors to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter. Please be prepared to provide a hard copy, photocopy, phone copy, or third-party app that indicates your vaccination status.
Featuring a breakfast buffet
Registration and Breakfast begin at 7:30 am, Remarks and Presentation at 8:00 am (Please note the later start time for this month's breakfast.)
DVASE members: FREE, Non-members: $55.00*
Reserve by Friday, December 9th - Space is limited!
*Invite engineers at your firm to attend! Non-members can pay with credit card via authorize.net.
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