Friday, January 12, 2018, 1:30 – 3:30 PM CST

   Quality and construction, including an overview of masonry special inspection requirements

   General design requirements for masonry according to the Masonry Standards Joint Committee (MSJC) Code

      • General analysis and design considerations

         • Specific requirements for various structural elements

         • Requirements for reinforcement, metal accessories, and anchor bolts

   • Allowable stress design of masonry (unreinforced and reinforced)

   • Strength design of masonry (unreinforced and reinforced)

   • Seismic design requirements

   • Veneer (both anchored and adhered veneer)

Webinar Instructions

All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.

Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar system requirements:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)

Web Browser:
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+

Internet connection:                   Hardware: 
Minimum of 1Mbps                       2GB RAM or more


     2.0 HSW CE Hours

     2.0 HSW LUs

     2.0 PDHs

Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in New York. These webinars are not approved for Florida architects. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of continuing education hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for credit approval.


Elias Toubia

University of Dayton

Dr. Toubia is an assistant professor with the University of Dayton’s School of Engineering where he teaches classes in mechanics, civil engineering materials, design of concrete structures, masonry design, design of timber structures and structural dynamics. His research interests include innovative structural design systems, composite materials and experimental testing, behavior of reinforced concrete and masonry structures. Dr. Toubia is a member of the American Society of Engineering Education, the American Concrete Institute, and The Masonry Society.  Dr. Toubia holds a US Patent and an outstanding paper award from the Masonry Society Journal. Dr. Toubia has extensive experience in designing complex structures and several publications in structures and materials featured in major peer-reviewed journals.