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Concrete: Seismic Design of Special Shear Walls - Major Changes in ACI 318-19

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Concrete shear wall seismic design and the major changes in ACI 318-19: This presentation will highlight the major code changes in ACI 318-19 for seismic design of shear walls, the background for the changes, and the implications of the new provisions. Design examples for the design of shear walls will be presented including detailing requirements.

  • 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.
Please note: This webinar is part of the Seismic Connections Series and is not included in the NCSEA Webinar Subscription. The registration fee for the Series is $595 for members ($900 for nonmembers), which includes all 9 hours of education.


  • Mehran Pourzanjani, S.E.

    Mehran Pourzanjani is a Principal of Saiful/Bouquet Structural Engineers. He has over 30 years of experience in designing buildings. Mr. Pourzanjani is the past president of the SEAOC Seismology Committee and continues to serve on that committee. Additionally he is currently serving on the SEAOC Standards, and the SEAOC Evaluation Services Committees as well as, ACI 318H, Seismic Provisions subcommittee. Mr. Pourzanjani has participated in university research through codification for the design and seismic performance of concrete elements and also served on the "PEER Tall Buildings Initiative" task group towards developing guidelines for the seismic analysis of tall buildings.

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February 10, 2022
Thu 12:00 PM CST

Duration 1H 30M

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