Presenter: Alan S. Tuck
Seminar Location: Norfolk, VADoubletree by Hilton
1500 North Military Highway
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Presenter: Alan S. Tuck
Seminar Location: Norfolk, VADoubletree by Hilton
This seminar is closed or full.
Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
Lunch (On your own): 12:45 - 1:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 1:45 - 5:00 pm
Defining special inspections
History of IBC code, BOCA code and special inspections
Role of special inspector, architect, engineer, building official
Statement of special inspections; other reports & paperwork
IBC 2015 – big changes in reference codes and standards
Geotechnical engineering 101 – does the code require Geo report?
Subsurface investigations – verifying bearing capacity in the field
Geotechnical and soils special inspections required by the code
Soil testing & inspection in the field and lab according to the code
Concrete placement, testing and special inspections
Concrete reinforcement, anchor rods, post-installed concrete anchors
First concrete code reorganization since 1971 (big changes!)
Periodic and continuous inspections according to the code
Where and when you sample concrete according to the code
Submittal process and preconstruction mock-up panels
Inspection requirements – essential and non-essential structures
Failing masonry sands and mortar strengths – WHAT TO DO
ASTM C 270 and ASTM C 780 – finally an answer to the confusion
Reference codes – AISC 360, AWS, RCSC, SJI, SDI
Welding code and special inspections
Bolted connections and special inspections
Types of bolted connections: snug-tight, pretensioned, slip-critical
Special inspections of cold-formed steel (light gage steel)
Thickness tests on SFRM – density tests - frequency
Bond strength – adhesion/cohesion tests – frequency
Condition of the Substrates before and after SFRM installation
Definition of high rise building – 150 PSF or 1,000 PSF bond strength
New updated wind speed maps and seismic maps in chapter 16
New structural observations required for high rise or risk category IV
Does the code require special inspections on steel stairs and railing?
Reduced web thicknesses in masonry units according to ASTM C 90
Metal buildings – full pen welds must be ultrasonically tested in shop
Is the proof rolling of site soils mandated by the IBC Code
When does failing masonry mortar really pas
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours
7.0 Continuing Ed. Hours (HSW)
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 (HSW) continuing education hours to architects and 7.0 continuing education hours to engineers in most states, including Virginia. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Virginia.
This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA.
Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The International Code Council has approved this program for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This seminar offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors but has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire program. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Executive Director, Code Compliance and Training at Froehling & Robertson, Inc.
Mr. Tuck has more than 50 years of experience in the materials testing and construction inspection industry. He has been a code influencer. In the early 1990s, he published a47-page Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) monograph entitled “BOCA Special Inspection Services” as a learning and teaching tool for testing agencies, architects, engineers, municipalities, and building officials, etc. This document became the foundation for the original Chesterfield County, Virginia, special inspection program which today is known to be one of the best special inspection programs in the region. This CSI monograph impacted and assisted the development of special inspection programs of many other Virginia jurisdictions during the early days of BOCA and IBC. Today, Mr. Tuck is the building code “go to” guy when architects, engineers, contractors and building officials across the Mid-Atlantic have special inspection questions about their ongoing projects.
He started his career with Froehling & Robertson in 1964 as a materials technician and fulfilled many duties including senior field technician, radiographic assistant, drill rig operator, laboratory technician, and structural steel inspector, quickly being promoted to branch manager of the Roanoke office in 1966. Over the next few decades, Mr. Tuck also managed F&R’s operations in Norfolk, Lynchburg, and Chesapeake, Virginia. During this time, he was designated as the company-wide manager of construction materials testing services, working in F&R’s Richmond headquarters. In the late 1990s, Mr. Tuck took on company business development. His success in this realm led to Mr. Tuck being elevated to the role of vice president of business development. His responsibilities in this role included hiring, training, and supervising business development managers throughout the company’s Mid-Atlantic footprint. F&R was established in 1881 and is one of the oldest consulting engineering firms and testing agencies in the United States.
Mr. Tuck developed training courses related to special inspection requirements of the International Building Code (IBC) and the various statewide building codes in jurisdictions where F&R maintains operations, including Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia and the Carolinas. He cultivated and expanded inter-company special inspections code training courses for F&R’s technicians, special inspectors and engineers. These technical code training courses formed the basis of F&R’s “Continuing Education Program” and “Lunch & Learn Series” which are comprised of building code training courses regarding soils, geotechnical engineering, concrete, masonry, sprayed fire-resistant materials, structural steel and many other disciplines. These courses are now offered to the entire Mid-Atlantic community of architects, engineers, and construction professionals as well as to associations, municipalities, school systems and a host of other market sectors. As F&R’s very first executive director of code compliance and training, Mr. Tuck has provided special inspections training and code training to hundreds of firms and thousands of professionals over the past decade and has dedicated this phase of his professional career to the study and instruction of various building code changes throughout different code cycles. He also is well versed in the major code changes of the “enforcer” codes such as AWS (welding), AISC (steel), ACI 318 (concrete), and ACI 530 (masonry), in addition to the latest revisions of the International Building Code (IBC) and statewide codes within F&R’s geographical region.
|Online Tuition (pre-registration):||$289.00|
|3 or more People:||$269.00|
Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.
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AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: Special Inspections Under the International Building Code Chapter 17
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This is a 7.0 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to AIA/CES. This course covers structural steel construction, concrete, masonry, soil and foundation, and sprayed fire-resistant materials special inspections.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with code requirements for concrete placement and testing, concrete reinforcement and anchors, concrete mixing and field testing.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with code requirements for sprayed fire resistant materials, including material thickness, adhesion and cohesion, exterior insulation and finish systems, and wind and seismic resistance.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with code requirements for soil and foundations, and be able to verify soil bear capacity in the field according to IBC.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with code requirements for structural steel construction, including welding and bolted connections.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with building codes.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/08/2020
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