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

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Novi, MI

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 14060

Product Number: 16H MIWTHRLD 6 21 CDMN

State-Specific Continuing Education Info:

Description:

This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $279 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

How to Use

HalfMoon will mail you these materials via USPS. Please allow 5 weeks from the date of purchase to receive your product. If the live seminar is in the future, please allow 5 weeks from the date of the live seminar.

The CD/Manual package includes an audio recording of a live seminar on CDs, along with a bound copy of the manual that was distributed at the seminar. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

The CDs contain 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 damage

   Tornadoes and hurricanes in ASCE 7

   Residential code compliance

   Commercial code compliance


Complying with ASCE 7-10 Provisions on Wind Loads

   History of ASCE 7 wind design

   General requirements

   Directional procedure

   Envelope procedure

   Other structures and building appurtenances

   Components and cladding

   Wind tunnel procedure


Understanding Snow and Ice Loads and Applicable Building Codes

   Structural investigation of snow and ice loads

   Residential code compliance

   Commercial code compliance


Complying with ASCE 7-10 Provisions on Snow Loads

   Calculating ground and roof snow loads

   Sloped roof snow loads

   Unbalanced and drift loads

   Sliding snow loads

   Rain-on-snow surcharge loads

   Rain loads

   Ice loads – atmospheric icing

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.