The presentation will identify the most
common errors that structural engineers make when performing seismic design and
calculations. The presentation will then
demonstrate the proper application of Codes and Standards so as to avoid errors
and misapplications. The presentation
will be based upon IBC 2012, ASCE 7-10, AISC 360-10, AISC 341-10, ACI 318-11
(including Chapter 21 and Appendix D) and other Standards. Topics related to common errors will include:
Seismic Design Category, Importance Factor, Load Path, R Factor, Irregularities, Overstrength, Redundancy, Vertical Seismic Effect, Allowable Stress Design, Orthogonal Effects, Effective Seismic Weight, Distribution of Base Shear Over Height, Modal Response Spectrum Analysis, Accidental Torsion, Drift, Diaphragms, Non-Structural Components, as well as other items.
- Course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education
- This course is Diamond Review approved in 49 states. New York does not accept hours from recordings.