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Presenter: Jon F. Sfura, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: St. Louis, MO

Marriott St. Louis West
660 Maryville Centre Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141
Phone: 314-878-2747

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Agenda:

Registration:                        7:30 - 8:00 am

Morning Session:                8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 5:00 pm


Seismology and Earthquake Actions

     Earthquake characteristics
     Effects of soil conditions
     Western, central and eastern U.S. seismicity


Structural Dynamics & Response

     Ground motions and structural response
     Response spectra
     Damping
     Modal superposition analysis


Modern Philosophy of Seismic Design

     Seismic design objectives
     Inelastic response and ductility
     Proportioning


U.S. Seismic Codes

     History
     Performance objectives
     Hazard levels


ASCE 7 Seismic Design

     Mapped spectral response
     Design response spectrum
     Seismic design category and design factors
     Seismic force resisting systems
     Estimating period
     Structural irregularities
     Equivalent lateral force procedure
     Load combinations, overstrength, redundancy
     Diaphragms and shear walls
     Deflection limitations


Material-Specific Seismic Force Resisting Systems

     International Building Code (IBC) provisions
     American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC 341) provisions
     American Concrete Institute for Structural Concrete (ACI 318) provisions
     American Concrete Institute for Masonry Structures (ACI 530) provisions

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers 
     7.5 PDHs

Architects 
     7.5 HSW CEUs/CE Hours 
     7.5 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council 
     .75 CEUs (Building)

Contractors 
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.5 PDHs to engineers and 7.5 HSW CEUs/continuing education hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Missouri.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 7.5 LU|HSW (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.orgfor complete AIA|CES information under this course listing.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .75 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.

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.

Speakers:

Jon F. Sfura, Ph.D., P.E., S.E.

Senior Associate at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. in Northbrook, Illinois.

Dr. Sfura’s experience includes the assessment of structural distress and serviceability problems, investigation of structural failures, and rehabilitation of structures. He has published and lectured on the seismic design and performance, the assessment of structures, structural failures, and the rehabilitation of structures. Dr. Sfura received his B.S. degree in Civil Engineering from Purdue University, and his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois. He studied the nonlinear seismic response of asymmetric steel structures to earthquake ground motions as a doctoral candidate. He is a licensed Structural Engineer in Illinois, Civil Engineer in California, and Professional Engineer in Florida and Michigan. He is a member of the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) and the Structural Engineers Association of Illinois (SEAOI). Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned interdisciplinary firm with nineteen offices across the United States. Its team of structural engineers, architects, and material scientists use problem solving and a hands-on technical approach to construction challenges, with virtually every construction material, structural system, and architectural component.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

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: Principles of Seismic Design.

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This 7.5-hour live lecture presentation is based on ASCE 7-10/7-16, and examines earthquake characteristics and effects, structural dynamics and response, US seismic codes, seismic design philosophy, seismic provisions of ASCE 7, and material specific seismic force resisting systems.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the principles of the modern philosophy of seismic design, and they will be able to discuss the performance objectives of U.S. seismic codes that are designed to allow structures to better sustain seismic events.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify material-specific seismic force resisting system provisions of the IBC, American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC 341), American Concrete Institute for Structural Concrete (ACI 318), and American Concrete Institute for Masonry structures (ACI 530).

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe earthquake characteristics, their effect on soils, and structural responses to ground motion.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to reference, and comply with the seismic design provisions of ASCE 7.

LUs: 7.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with structural design. 

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 09/03/2022

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.