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 - 5:00 pm
Understanding Structural Loads
Types of structural loads
General structural integrity
Classifying buildings and structures
Modifying and expanding existing structures
Dead Loads and Soil Loads
Weight of materials and structure
Required live loads
Snow and Ice Loads
Calculating snow and ice loads
Unbalanced, drifting and sliding loads
Wind speed, importance factor, exposure, enclosure
Basic definitions and requirements
Main wind force resisting system
Scope and applicability
Seismic ground motion values/geotechnical investigation
Seismic design category
Design criteria for bearing walls/building frame systems
Design requirements for non-structural components
Application of loads
Who Should Attend
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 HSW Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 continuing education hours to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states, excluding Florida architects.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for New York engineers (NYSED Sponsor No. 35).
HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for architects via its affiliation with the American Institute of Architects.
This event is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey architects.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This event offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state with a continuing education requirement for contractors.
Robin M. Closs, S.E., P.E.
Robin M. Closs, SE, PE, has 15 years of experience as a structural engineer, designing and analyzing everything from pipes to multistory buildings in fields such as commercial, power, government, institutional, nuclear, industrial, and residential. She traveled to Long Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy as part of a Code Enforcement Disaster Assistance Response Team. Her engineering knowledge in timber, concrete, steel, masonry, aluminum, and light-gauge metal has helped her design new buildings, complete renovations and additions, demolish existing structures, produce mechanical platforms, and design appropriate repairs to roofs, walls, floors, and spillways. Ms. Closs is a past president of The Engineering Society of Buffalo and currently creates, writes, and edits their monthly newsletter. She also regularly spends time tutoring and greatly enjoys assisting young minds to see the benefits of engineering. She has also acted as the principal coordinator for 80-person volunteer teams, judged inventions, and mentored winners of engineering city competitions. Ms. Closs graduated from the Milwaukee School of Engineering with a BS degree in Architectural Engineering with a Structural Specialty. She is a licensed professional engineer in multiple states and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois. Ms. Closs is certified as a NCEES Model Law Structural Engineer. Her goal is to meet client needs in a positive and timely fashion.
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Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.