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Nonstructural Components

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Description

Nonstructural damage has historically accounted for 25-50% of the damage observed in recent earthquakes in the United States. The requirements for seismic restraint of nonstructural components is not as clear in the building code as it should be. The purpose of this short class will be to assist the structural engineer in knowing when seismic restraint is required, and if it is required when seismic certification and/or special inspections should be provided. We will discuss the specific requirements for designated seismic systems and for seismic isolation systems. While most structural engineers are familiar with how to design the restraint and anchorage of nonstructural components, they often do not know what should be provided on the construction documents in order to comply with all of the code requirements.

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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July 25, 2017
Tue 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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