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
General structural integrity
Classification of buildings and other structures
Additions and alterations to existing structures
Combinations of Loads
Ultimate strength design versus working stress design
Dead Loads, Soil Loads, and Hydrostatic Pressure
Weights of materials and constructions
Soil loads and hydrostatic pressure
Uniformly distributed loads
Required live loads
Provision for partitions
Loads on handrails, guardrail systems, grab bar systems, vehicle barrier systems, and fixed ladders
Live load reduction
Loads on breakaway walls
Hydrostatic and hydrodynamic loads
Allowed procedures (methods 1, 2, 3)
Basic definitions and requirements
Main wind force resisting system versus components and cladding
Wind speed, importance factor, exposure, enclosure classifications
Method 1—simplified procedure
Method 2—analytical procedure
Ground and roof snow loads
Unbalanced and snow drift loads
Seismic Design Criteria
Scope and applicability
Seismic ground motion values/geologic hazards and geotechnical investigation
Importance factor and occupancy category
Seismic design category
Simplified structural design criteria for simple bearing wall or building frame systems
Seismic design requirements for nonstructural components
Who Should Attend
- Building Inspectors
6.5 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 CE Hours/PDHs
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Special Inspection)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 Continuing Education Hours/PDHs to professional engineers in all states, excluding Florida architects.
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35) and New Jersey engineers (Approval No. 24GP00000700).
HalfMoon Education is also an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, and North Dakota.
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey and DC architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Patrick Conlon, P.E.
Founder and Managing Principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC
Patrick Conlon is a licensed professional engineer with 20 years of high-profile structural engineering experience. He has lent his expertise and creativity to large, challenging new high-profile construction projects including the iconic Yankee Stadium, the 75-story tall One57 in Manhattan, the new 22,000 sf steel-framed column-free Blessed Kateri Church in Lagrangeville, New York, as well as numerous other projects of various scales. The owners, architects, contractors, and property managers with whom he collaborates seek him out as a project partner because of his work ethic and focused client service. Mr. Conlon is a licensed professional engineer in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He has B.S. and M.S. degrees in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College. Mr. Conlon is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Structural Engineers Coalition, the American Institute of Steel Construction and the International Code Council.
As founder and managing principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC, in Brookfield, Connecticut, Mr. Conlon has created a culture that is highly client-focused and disciplined. He takes great pride in the firm’s ability to address structural challenges for diverse clients in the areas of new construction, renovation and structural rehabilitation of existing structures in a variety of categories including commercial, residential, industrial, office, school, religious, historic and recreational buildings; adaptive reuse projects; LEED accredited projects; peer reviews of other engineers’ work, and feasibility studies.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.