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Thursday, September 22, 2022
9:00 am – 4:30 pm CDT (including two 30-min. breaks)
Vincent F. Fratinardo P.E. S.E. RRC
Understanding Structural Loads and ASCE/SEI 7-22
Types of structural loads
General structural integrity
Classifying buildings and structures
Modifying and expanding existing structures
Development of ASCE/SEI 7-22
Adoption and enforcement of ASCE 7 standards
Dead Loads, Soil Loads and Hydrostatic Pressure
Weight of materials and structure
Soil loads and hydrostatic pressure
Required live loads
Rain, Ice and Snow Loads
Calculating rain, ice and snow loads on roofs
Unbalanced, drifting, and sliding loads
Calculating flood loads
Wind Loads and Tornado Loads
Wind speed, importance factor, exposure, enclosure classifications
Allowed procedures (methods 1, 2 and 3)
Basic definitions and requirements
Main wind force resisting system vs. components and cladding
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to offer 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to licensed 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 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).
Vincent F. Fratinardo, P.E. S.E. RRCCivil/Structural Engineer and Roof Consultant
Mr. Fratinardo is a civil/structural engineer and roof consultant. His over 20 years of experience includes civil and structural engineering analysis, design, construction administration, field investigation, and project management, and 13 years of experience specific to forensic engineering and the investigation and analysis of building damage and failures. Mr. Fratinardo has designed numerous new buildings, building additions, building renovations, and mechanical platforms and supports. He has designed and analyzed roof, wall and floor framing systems utilizing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood construction. Mr. Fratinardo has vast expertise in commercial, industrial, agricultural, municipal, educational and residential building damage investigations, including on-site investigations after 25 different tornado events, and Hurricanes Irene, Sandy, Matthew, Harvey, Irma, Maria and Florence. He has legal experience in depositions, arbitration hearings and trials. He has prepared and performed numerous continuing education presentations, including on an array of topics in forensic engineering, structural engineering and building codes for HalfMoon Education Inc., in multiple states since 2014. Mr. Fratinardo graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering, and he also holds a master of engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a registered professional engineer in multiple states and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.
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Course Title: Structural Design Loads under the ASCE 7-22 Standard
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines design considerations for various loads that act on structures, including earthquakes, dead loads, live loads, soil loads, and wind, snow, and ice loads.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to classify building and structures, identify types of structural loads, and define structural integrity.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to calculate earthquake loads and determine seismic ground motion values.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to determine dead loads, or the weight of the building, and they will be able to estimate the live (or variable) loads that are expected to act on the structure.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to describe how to determine and appropriately design for soil loads, wind and tornadic loads, snow and ice, and combinations of loads.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with building design
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/03/2025
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