"Generous" Dave Diaz

Introducing “Ask Generous Dave”

During my 45 years in this industry, I’ve fielded a ton of questions from fabricators and inspectors alike. What I’ve noticed is that no matter whether they’ve come from folks working for an established, iconic firm or a budding startup, one theme remains constant: We all face challenges navigating an ever-growing complex welding industry to …

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Ultrasonic Flaw Sizing D1.8 – Supplemental

Background: Damage sustained by welded steel moment frame buildings in the 1994 Northridge earthquake, and extensive research conducted by FEMA/SAC program following that earthquake, demonstrated that in order to obtain adequate performance of welded steel structures under conditions of severe earthquake induced inelastic straining, additional controls on design, detailing, materials, workmanship, testing, and inspection are …

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