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Reminder: New AISC Night School Course Begins Monday
Posted by Tasha Weiss on February 21, 2014 at 8:54 AM.

Classes begin Monday, February 24, for AISC’s new Night School course focused on “Fundamentals of Earthquake Engineering for Building Structures.”

 

The course provides a background on seismic effects on structures and concepts that underlie the design of steel. The main objective is to understand the principles of earthquake engineering so that they can be appropriately applied to fundamental procedures of seismic design. Attendees will gain an understanding of the behavior of steel structures under earthquake loading; the course is intended for engineers with little or no experience with seismic design, as well as experienced engineers wishing to refresh their understanding of the principles underlying seismic design.  

 

The course consists of eight 1.5-hour webinar sessions, all beginning at 7 p.m. (EST):

 

Session 1: February 24 - Seismology and Earthquake Effects

Session 2: March 3 - Dynamics and Response

Session 3: March 10 - Building Dynamics and Response

Session 4: March 17 - Steel Behavior

Session 5: March 31 - System Ductility and Seismic Design

Session 6: April 7 - Steel Systems

Session 7: April 21 - Building Configuration

Session 8: April 28 - Building Codes

 

Attendees can register for the course in two ways: register for the entire eight-session package and view the webinars live or recorded, one attendee per connection, earning up to 12 PDHs (1.5 PDHs per session attended) and 1 “EEU” certificate upon passing a series of eight quizzes and a final exam; or, you can sign up for individual webinars to view live only, with an unlimited number of attendees per connection and earn 1.5 PDHs per webinar.

 

For more information and to register, visit www.aisc.org/nightschool.


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