Queens Chapter NYSSPE

The Queens Chapter of the New York State Society of Professional Engineers, Inc. (NYSSPE) is a non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the engineering profession. We are the local chapter of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) serving the Queens borough of New York City. We hold monthly meetings from September through June which include informative talks and facility tours.


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QUEEN'S CHAPTER MEETING: Thursday, November 15, 2018

This month's meeting presentation is by:

Sal Terranova, Technical Representative of the Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company will present

CAST IRON SOIL PIPE

Understanding the performance characteristics, the recycled/recyclable content, ability to survive
installation, and life cycle costs of the different through-wall flashing materials.

Learning Objectives

The History of cast iron from as far back as the 1400's

DWV pipe applications

The advantages of using cast iron over other materials

The different types of cast iron soil pipe, and the unique size of each type

Hangar spacing, proper vertical support, joining methods and provisions for thrust restraint

Different coatings used by domestic, and some import manufacturers

The major differences between Cast Iron, and PVC piping, especially sound attenuation

 

Our Next Meeting and Lecture is:

Continuing Education Lecture is 1 PDH 

Date: November 15, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm  
Location: Clearview Park Golf Course

From Long Island: LIE west to exit 27N Clearview Expressway heading towards the Throgs Neck Bridge. Head North to exit 7- Willets Point Blvd. Make a left at traffic light. Entrance will be on your left, prior to next traffic light.

From Queens/Western NY:  Grand Central Parkway East to Exit 9E towards Whitestone Expressway. Merge onto Whitestone Expressway towards Whitestone Bridge. Merge left to exit 16- Cross Island Parkway South. Take Cross Island to exit 33- Clearview Expressway/Bell Blvd. Make a left at the traffic light. Take an immediate right into the parking lot of Clearview Golf Course

Admission is $25 for NSPE members and $35 for non-members

Students admission is free


 

Not a member? Join the NYSSPE Queens Chapter for these member benefits!

Contact George Tavoulareas, PE at 347-387-1649 for further information

 

ENGINEERING NEWS & EVENTS

See exciting stories of engineers and engineering in the news!

 

NYC Bridge Renamed for Joel A. Miele Sr, PE

Joel A. Miele Sr. PE Engineering Education Memorial Fund

NYSSPE JUNE 2017 CONFERENCE TAPPAN ZEE LECTURE & TOUR

MATHCOUNTS 2017 COMPETITION


 

ENGINEERING BOOKS OF INTEREST

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Find an Engineer - Engineering Services From Our Members

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Unisphere Construction

 

Engineering Marvels in Queens

Designed by Gilmore D. Clarke, the Unisphere was engineered, fabricated, and donated to the fair by the United States Steel Corporation (USS). Its components were manufactured by the company's American Bridge Division at Ambridge and Harrisburg, Pa., and assembled at the World's Fair site.

 

 


Mark your calendar!

Our next meeting is Thursday, January 24th, 2018


Chapter Meeting

Our meetings are held at Fort Totten, typically on the fourth Thursday of the month. The meetings start at 6:30 PM and are catered by our sponsors.

There is a continuing education seminar given at every meeting. The cost is $25 for our NSPE members, free for students and $35 to non-members.

Directions to the Professional Design Center at Fort Totten

 

The Queens Chapter, NYSSPE

Chapter Directors’ Meeting
(6:30 PM - call for location)

September 13th, 2018
October 11th, 2018
November 8th, 2018
December 13th, 2018
January 10th, 2019
February 14th, 2019
March 14th, 2019
April 11th, 2019
May 9th, 2019
June 13th, 2019
July - No Meeting
August - No Meeting

Chapter Membership Meeting
(6:30 PM)

September 27th, 2018
October 25th, 2018
November 15th, 2018
December - No Meeting
January 24th, 2019
February 28th, 2019
March 28th, 2019
April 25th, 2019
May 23rd, 2019
June 27th, 2019
July - No Meeting
August - No Meeting

 

Directions to the Professional Design Center at Fort Totten

 

How to Contact Us:

Queens Chapter, NYSSPE
George Tavoulareas PE, President
gltpe@msn.com

c/o Brian E. Flynn, PE, PC
78-66 79 Place, Glendale, NY 11385

Telephone: (718) 894-7822
FAX: (718) 894-7833

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"The New York State Society of Professional Engineers is the premier statewide organization
that promotes and defends the lawful and ethical practice of engineering"

 


Page last updated on November 12, 2018