HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Vincent F. Fratinardo, P.E., S.E., RRC

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Johnston, IA

Type: Downloadable MP3+PDF

Product Code: 13557

Product Number: 15H IAWTHRLD 4 24 JTON

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This learning activity provides up to 6.0 continuing education hours to architects (HSW), engineers, and contractors. It is incumbent on each participant to know if this learning methodology qualifies for continuing education credit for their professional license. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility, or contact HalfMoon Education for assistance. This activity does not qualify for AIA Learning Units.

How to Use

Downloadable self-study formats are available approximately 5 weeks after the date of the live event. Please allow up to 4 hours to download the audio file. This time varies greatly depending on internet speed.

The downloadable self-study package includes an MP3 format audio recording of a live seminar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. You will be required to download both the audio recording and the manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The audio file contains embedded number codes, which you are required to document and return to HalfMoon if you wish to obtain a certificate of completion for the program. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

Agenda:

Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:00 - 4:30 pm


Understanding Wind Loads and Applicable Building Codes

Causes and types of wind

Wind velocity

Wind turbulence

Effects of terrain and structures

Residential code compliance

Commercial code compliance


Complying with ASCE 7-10 Provisions on Wind Loads

Determination of design wind pressure

Low-rise buildings

Buildings with H>60 feet

Simplified method

Open buildings

Building appurtenances

Simplified method


Understanding Snow and Ice Loads and Applicable Building Codes

Snow types

Ice

Rain-on snow

Snow melt

Residential code compliance

Commercial code compliance


Complying with ASCE 7-10 Provisions on Snow Loads

Calculating ground and roof snow loads

    • Flat roof snow loads

    • Sloped roof snow loads

    • Unbalanced loads and drifts

Sliding snow loads

Rain-on-snow surcharge loads

Ponding instability

Design options

Speakers:

Vincent F. Fratinardo, P.E., S.E., RRC

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.