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Load Testing of Existing Structures: Methods, Case Studies and Lessons Learned

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This webinar will provide an overview of load testing conducted to evaluate the strength of existing structures when the safety or serviceability of the structure is in question. The presentation will discuss situations where it may be appropriate to perform a load test and review the ACI load testing requirements. Case studies of load tests of various structures will be presented to review the planning and execution of a load test including the related field assessment, structural analysis, test protocol, loading methods, data acquisition and monitoring required during the test. The presentation will also discuss the challenges associated with implementing a load test and review lessons learned from past load tests.

  • Course will award 1.25 hours of continuing education.
  • Diamond Review approved in all 50 states.
  • This webinar will not be available as a recording.


  • Brian Greve, P.E., S.E.

    Brian Greve is a Principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois. He has over 22 years of experience working on a wide variety of projects involving the assessment and repair of existing structures and facades. His projects have included the assessment and repair of reinforced concrete, steel, masonry, timber and natural stone. He has also performed full-scale load tests of many structures to verify the capacity of deteriorated and strengthened members.

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May 25, 2023
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 15M

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