Agenda

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Friday, September 17, 2021
8:30 am – 5:00 pm CDT
(incl. a 60-min break)

 

Presented by: 
Robin M. Closs, SE PE

Agenda
Understanding Structural Loads
Types of structural loads
General structural integrity
Classifying buildings and structures

Earthquake Loads
Scope and applicability
Seismic ground motion values
Calculating seismic loads
Seismic design category

Dead Loads
Weight of materials and structure

Live Loads
Uniformly-distributed loads
Concentrated loads
Required live loads
Live load reduction
Impact loads

Soil Loads
Geotechnical investigation
Retaining wall calculations
Overturning, sliding, bearing

Wind Loads
Allowed procedures
Basic definitions and requirements
Wind speed, importance factor, exposure, enclosure
Main wind force resisting system calculations
Wind on other structures

Snow and Ice Loads
Calculating snow drift and ice loads
Flat roof, sloped roof, unbalanced, sliding snow

Load Combinations

Design Shortcuts
Rules of thumb
Modifying and expanding existing structures

 

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

Architects:
7.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA:    (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar)
7.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information

Structural Design Loads under the ASCE 7 Standard
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing
education hours to architects licensed 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 architects via its
registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System
(Regulations of the Commissioner §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 all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

Robin M. Closs

Robin M Closs, S.E., P.E., has 15 years of experience as a structural engineer in designing and analyzing anything from pipes to multistory buildings in fields such as commercial, power, government, institutional, nuclear, industrial, and residential. She traveled to Long Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as part of a Code Enforcement Disaster Assistance Response Team. Her engineering knowledge in timber, concrete, steel, masonry, aluminum, and light gauge metal has helped her design new buildings, complete renovations and additions, demolish existing structures, produce mechanical platforms, and design appropriate repairs to roofs, walls, floors, and spillways. Ms Closs is the president of The Engineering Society of Buffalo and currently creates, writes, and edits their monthly newsletter. She also regularly spends time tutoring and greatly enjoys assisting young minds to see the benefits of engineering. She has also acted as the principal coordinator for 80 person volunteer teams, judged inventions, and mentored winners of engineering city competitions. Ms Closs graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a BS degree in Architectural Engineering with a Structural Specialty. She is a licensed professional engineering in multiple states, is a licensed structural engineer in Illinois, and is certified as a NCEES Model Law Structural Engineer. Her goal is to meet client needs in a positive and timely fashion!

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 (cesupport@aia.org 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: Structural Design Loads under the ASCE 7 Standard

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines design considerations for various loads that act on structures, including earthquake, dead, live, soil, wind, snow, and ice loads.

Learning Objectives:

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 seismic 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 the 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 loads, snow and ice, and combinations of loads.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with building design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/29/2024

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org 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.

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