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Presenter: Michael Berry, P.E., C.B.O., C.W.I., M.S.I.

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Recording Location: Atlanta, GA

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 15160

Product Number: 18 GASIUIBC 5 23 CDMN PC

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Description:

This audio recording is approximately 6 hours in length and is available for $289 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 pm - 4:00 pm


Introduction to Chapter 17: Special Inspections

   Overview of Chapter 17
   Responsibilities of owner, architect, inspector, and contractor
   Default values of each discipline
   Final letter of special inspections


Soils and Foundations

   Basics of a geotechnical report
   Alternative options other than undercutting
   Types and the need for soil testing
   Unsuitable vs. unusable
   Foundation testing for non-inspectors
   PSI vs. PSF
   Preliminary budget estimates for mass grading


Reinforced Concrete and Structural Steel

   Concrete breaks are low: what now?
   Air entrainment
   Basics of field inspections of reinforced steel and concrete
   What is a moment of connection and why is it important?
   Field inspections of bolted connections


ACT Ceiling Grid, Epoxy Anchors, and Fire Penetrations

   Acoustical ceiling tile: seismic category C vs. D
   Installation and inspection of ACT
   Field inspections of fire penetrations and joints
   Importance of cleanliness for installations of epoxy anchors
   Questions and discussion

Speakers:

Michael Berry, P.E., C.B.O., C.W.I., M.S.I.

Mr. Berry has over six years of experience working for third party testing and inspection firms and performs daily inspection and testing for local municipality jurisdictions, the South Carolina Office of School Facilities, and the South Carolina Office of the State Engineer. He specializes in performing International Building Code (IBC) Chapter 17 special inspections, earthwork and site work inspections and testing; assisting with mechanical, plumbing, building, and electrical inspections; and consulting and code interpretation of IBC, NFPA, AWS D1.1, ASME IX, and ASME B31.1. He is a registered South Carolina professional engineer; certified building official; master special inspector for reinforced concrete, structural masonry, SFRM, and high strength bolting; certified welding inspector (CWI); and commercial Chapter 1 inspector. Mr. Berry also has SCDOT Earthwork, Concrete, and HMA QC level 1, along with South Carolina CEPSCI and seven other Chapter 1 certifications. Currently he is a participant of the 2018 Special Inspections manual review and AWS Exam committee. He has been appointed to the Exam Development Committee for the soils special inspector exam for the term of January 1, 2017, to December 31, 2019. Mr. Berry is a board member of Central Building Inspectors Associations.