Reinforced Concrete Building Design and Construction
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Thursday, June 1, 2023
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT (including a 30-min. break)
Reinforced Concrete Building History, Development and Applications
- History and types of reinforced concrete buildings
- Applications for reinforced concrete buildings
- Codes governing concrete building construction
- American Concrete Institute (ACI) 318:
- Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete
Standards, Requirements, Loads and Design
- Referenced standards
- Structural system requirements
- Structural analysis
Designing Building Components
- One-way slabs
- Two-way slabs
Designing More Building Components
- Plain concrete
Joints, Connections and Anchors
- Beam-column and slab-column joints
- Connections between members
- Anchoring to concrete
- Steel reinforcement properties, durability and embedments
- Strength reduction factors
- Sectional strength
- Reinforcement details
Case Studies and Examples
- Construction documents and inspections
- Examples of completed buildings
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states that allow this learning method. Please refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 HSW LUs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
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Kevin MacDonald, PEPresident & Principal Engineer with Beton Consulting Engineers, LLC, PE in Minnesota, and Florida and P.Eng. in Ontario, British Columbia, and Alberta, Canada
Mr. MacDonald is a Fellow of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) and a member of ASTM, ASCE, the Concrete Society and Professional Engineers Ontario. His commitment to ACI includes a role as the past chair of the 132-Responsibility in Concrete Construction and chair of subcommittee 130-0B Production/Transport/Construction and 302 Construction of Concrete Floors. Further, Mr. MacDonald is a member of ACI committees 211-Proportioning Concrete Mixtures, 212-Chemical Admixtures, 223-Shrinkage-Compensating Concrete, and 232-Fly Ash in Concrete and 318 sub-A. In addition to his concrete consulting work, he is an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in the construction management program where he teaches courses in concrete, reinforced concrete design and heavy construction. Mr. MacDonald brings considerable experience in field and lab concrete, quality control and problem-solving to his students and clients. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering as well as a Master’s and PhD in Engineering Materials from the University of Windsor in Ontario. Quality of concrete remains one of his interests. Mr. MacDonald is heavily involved in ACI certification with the Aggregate and Ready Mixed Concrete Association of Minnesota.
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Course Title: Reinforced Concrete Building Design and Construction
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour course analyzes the design and construction of reinforced concrete buildings. The course begins by examining the history, development, applications, standards and requirements of reinforced concrete buildings before focusing on the design and construction of specific building components using reinforced concrete. The course also discusses the specific properties of steel reinforcement and concludes with case study analysis.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the types and applications of reinforced concrete buildings and explore the building codes governing their design and construction, including ACI 318.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze the design of reinforced concrete one-way slabs, two-way slabs, beams, columns, walls, foundations and other building components.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to evaluate the connections between reinforced concrete members and analyze the design of beam-column and slab-column joints.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss steel reinforcement properties, including durability, embedment’s, sectional strength, strength reduction factors and serviceability.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with structural design
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date:
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