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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT
Robin M Closs, S.E., P.E.
The right code
Understanding structural loads
Brief history of ASCE 7 Wind Design
Basic definitions and requirements
Effects of terrain on buildings
Main wind force resisting system
Directional and envelope procedures
Low rise buildings
Minimum wind loading
Detailed wind pressure calculations
Components and cladding
Wind on other structures calculations
Snow and Ice Load Design
Snow loading and building code
Ground snow load
Flat and sloped roof snow load calculations
Unbalanced, drift, and sliding snow calculations
Rain on snow surcharge
Existing roof requirements
Ice load calculations
Load path and structural systems
Ice on building appurtenances
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6.5 HSW CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSWs
International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours for 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 HalfMoon Education as a Preferred Provider of continuing education (No. 1232). Course has approved this course for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
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).
Robin M. Closs S.E. P.E.
Robin M. Closs has 15 years of experience as a structural engineer 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 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.