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Special Inspections of Existing Buildings

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Description

When dealing with existing buildings design professionals are allowed to either show that the building complies with the International Building Code (IBC) or follow the requirements of the International Existing Building Code (IEBC). With regards to special inspections the IEBC simply states that the permit submittal documents should include “special inspection and structural observation programs”. No other discussion is provided in the IEBC in regards to special inspection, material testing or structural observation requirements. The purpose of this seminar is to clarify what these requirements are with regards to existing buildings. To do this we will review the requirements of the IBC in addition to ASCE 41-13 and applicable material standards. In order to get a clear understanding of how to adapt the IBC special inspection requirements we will look at several types of projects including unreinforced masonry, steel moment frame, concrete tilt-up, and wood construction.

Contributors

  • Chris Kimball, SE, PE, MCP, CBO

    Chris Kimball, SE, PE, MCP, CBO has more than 16 years of experience in the design, construction and building safety industries. He is a licensed Structural Engineer as well as an ICC Master Code Professional. He has performed building code and structural plan reviews for thousands of projects throughout Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, California, Washington, Arizona, and Texas. In addition, Chris has provided numerous training classes to help design professionals, building officials, and contractors alike to understand both the nonstructural and structural requirements of the adopted building codes.

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June 27, 2017
Tue 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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