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Jon F. Sfura, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.
Seismology and Earthquake Actions
Effects of soil conditions
Western, central, and eastern U.S. seismicity
Seismic activity on the east coast of the United States
Structural Dynamics and Response
Ground motions and structural response
Modal superposition analysis
Modern Philosophy of Seismic Design
Seismic design objectives
Inelastic response and ductility
U.S. Seismic Codes
ASCE 7 Seismic Design
Mapped spectral response
Design response spectrum
Seismic design category and design factors
Seismic force resisting systems
Equivalent lateral force procedure
Load combinations, over strength, redundancy
Diaphragms and shear walls
Material-Specific Seismic Force Resisting Systems
International Building Code (IBC) provisions
American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC 341) provisions
American Concrete Institute for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) provisions
American Concrete Institute for Masonry Structures (ACI 530) provisions
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Architects (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states.
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 LU|HSW (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).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Jon F. Sfura Ph.D. P.E. S.E.
Senior Associate at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois
Dr. Sfura is a Senior Associate at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois. His experience includes the assessment of structural distress and serviceability problems, the investigation of structural failures, peer review, and the rehabilitation of structures. He has published and lectured on seismic design and performance, and the assessment and rehabilitation of structures.
Dr. Sfura received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He studied the nonlinear seismic response of asymmetric steel structures to earthquake ground motions as a doctoral candidate. He is a licensed structural engineer in Illinois, civil engineer in California, and professional engineer in Florida and Michigan. He is a member of the Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC), the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI), and the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI).
Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned interdisciplinary firm with 19 offices across the United States. Its team of structural engineers, architects, and material scientists use problem solving and a hands-on technical approach to construction challenges, with virtually every construction material, structural system, and architectural component.