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90 Seismic Ideas in 90 Minutes


This presentation will provide a rapid-fire series of ideas for engineers to consider in the implementation of seismic designs of new steel buildings.

The ideas include the following:
• Thoughts on proper implementation of the seismic design philosophy behind AISC 341
• Discussion of various system options and applications
• Concepts for innovative design strategies and proper system configurations
• Recommendations for addressing commonly faced detailing issues
• Calculation tools and methods for various design topics
• Discussion of applications for steel materials and welding processes
• Identification of various helpful resources

The ideas will provide numerous potential ideas that can be implemented on your next steel design project!

  • Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
  • Diamond Review approved in all 50 states
  • This webinar will be available as a recording.


  • James Malley, S.E

    James Malley, S.E., is a Senior Principal with Degenkolb Engineers. Mr. Malley has over 30 years of experience in the seismic design, evaluation and rehabilitation of building structures. He was responsible for the analytical and testing investigations performed as part of the SAC Steel Project in response to the Northridge earthquake damage. Mr. Malley is Chair of the AISC Specifications Committee and the Past-Chair of the AISC Seismic Subcommittee. Mr. Malley is a member of the AWS Subcommittee on Seismic Welding Issues. Mr. Malley was also one of the authors of the PEER Tall Buildings Institute “Guidelines for the Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings” and is involved in the peer review of numerous tall building projects in areas of high seismic risk. Mr. Malley is presently a member of the Board of Directors of EERI and the Applied Technology Council.

February 9, 2021
Tue 12:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 30M

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