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Wednesday, June 7, 2023 
2:00 – 4:20 pm CDT 

Presented by Kevin Moore


  • Structural Dynamics and Response 
  • Conventional Seismic Design Objectives 
  • US Building Codes and Standards 
  • ASCE 7 Seismic Design


 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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Professional Engineers:
2.0 PDHs

2.0 HSW CE Hours

2.0 LU|HSW*

International Code Council:
.2 CEUs (Building)**

*Live course approval. Pre-approval for on-demand format may be available upon request.
**Live course approval. Not approved for on-demand format.
***No credit for NY engineers or architects.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 2.0 PDHs for professional engineers, 2.0 continuing education hours for licensed architects, and 2.0 continuing education hours for landscape architects in all states that allow this learning method and non-HSW coursework. This course is not approved in New York; 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). 

 The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved HalfMoon Education as a sponsor of continuing education (Sponsor No. J885). This course has been submitted for AIA CES approval and is currently pending. Only full participation is reportable to the AIA CES. 

 The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved this course for 2.0 PDHs. Only full participation is reportable to the LA CES. 

 HalfMoon Education is an approved CM Provider with the American Planning Association. This course is registered for CM | 2 for Certified Planners. 

 Visit this course listing at for updates on pending credits. Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed). 

 On-Demand Credits 
The preceding credit information only applies to the live presentation. This course in an on-demand format may not be eligible for the same credits as the live presentation; please consult your licensing board(s) to ensure that a structured, asynchronous learning format is appropriate. The following pre-approvals may be available for the on-demand format upon request: 

 2.0 LUs (AIA) 

2.0 PDHs (LA CES) 


Kevin Moore, PE, SE

SGH Oakland, CA

Kevin Moore, is a nationally recognized structural engineer, with expertise in advanced analysis, design, and evaluation of buildings in high seismic regions. He has evaluated more than 400 buildings in his career, with many comprising major general acute medical centers. As a lifelong Californian, Mr. Moore has experience designing buildings and seismic retrofits that comply with some of the most stringent building code requirements in the country. He also has expertise in structural steel design and construction, with unique experience with special steel moment frames, buckling restrained braced frames, and erection engineering consulting. Mr. Moore is a licensed professional engineer, civil engineer, or structural engineer in 15 states.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Seismic Design Concepts and How They Contribute to Resilience

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This two-hour course focuses on various seismic design concepts and how they contribute to structural resilience. The course explains structural dynamics and response, conventional seismic design objectives, U.S. building codes and standards, and ASCE 7 seismic design provisions.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to discuss the science of ground motions, the structural responses from both a single-degree-of-freedom system and a two-degree-of-freedom system, and the potential damages.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze common hysteretic models and explain how hysteretic behavior makes a difference in a structure’s seismic response.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss collapse prevention as the primary seismic design objective and utilize equations to calculate the probability of collapse and the annual probability of collapse.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to differentiate uniform hazard and uniform risk, utilize risk coefficient maps, and comply with related codes and methodologies (IBC, ASCE 7).

LUs: 2.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with structural design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/27/2026

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

USB MP4/PDF Price: $119.00

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