Presenter: Casey Hemmatyar
Seminar Location: Online
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Presenter: Casey Hemmatyar
Seminar Location: Online
This seminar is closed or full.
Examining the Role of Forensic Engineering
Causes and consequences of structural failures
Importance of good design
Impact of codes and standards
Legal and economic impacts of failures
Results and consequences of forensic engineering
Understanding the Forensic Engineering Process
Documenting the failure
Conducting investigation and research
Test protocols and tests
Determining causation and responsibility
Learning from failure
Preparing the Forensic Engineering Report
Identifying the report’s purpose and its audience
Organizing the report
Evaluating sample reports
Understanding Causes of Structural Failures
Lessons learned from historic failures
Deterioration and degradation
Forensic Examination of Structures
Investigation of steel structures
Investigation of wood structures
Investigation of concrete structures
Investigation of masonry and building facades
Load testing and instrumentation of existing structure
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Non-Credit for CA Architects
6.0 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Building)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
* Continuing education not
mandatory in California
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to California architects and engineers. This course will qualify for architect and professional engineer continuing education in all states with CE requirements.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this activity for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information.
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 activity for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Building.
This course also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. Credit approval is not being sought in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.
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.
President, Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Global (PSFEG)
As a forensic, structural and civil engineer and expert consultant with over three decades of experience, Mr. Hemmatyar has provided extensive services for defendants and plaintiff attorneys on construction litigation matters in single and class-action lawsuits at both the State and Federal levels. His understanding of core legal concepts has enabled him to effectively assist his attorney clients. Mr. Hemmatyar brings diversified experience in structural and civil engineering design and in forensic engineering, investigation and evaluation. He also conducts research and has assisted in development of building codes and standards, and has supervised construction of domestic and international projects. Mr. Hemmatyar’ s experience includes specialized structures and new buildings as well as modifications, alterations, seismic/hurricane retrofits and upgrades to existing structures. He has provided failure analysis, expert consultation, structural forensic investigation and damage assessment services for many litigation and insurance related matters. Mr. Hemmatyar actively presents continuing education lectures to audiences of engineers, architects and contractors on topics of structural and forensic engineering throughout the United States. He has been the principal structural engineer on projects for clients such as NASA and several other high-profile agencies. Currently, Mr. Hemmatyar directs PSFEG, and has served as Director for SEAOSC in 2011-2013. He has been interviewed by public media including H2 History Channel (episode: “Collapse of Ancient Structures”) and Reuters (Mexico City school collapse).
|Online Tuition (pre-registration):||$299.00|
|3 or more people each:||$279.00|
Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.
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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 (email@example.com or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).
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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: Structural Forensic Engineering
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This six-hour live lecture presentation examines the role of forensic engineering, the forensic engineering process, forensic engineering reports, the causes of structural failures, and the forensic examination of structures.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to review the impact of codes and standards on structures, and will be able to determine the legal and economic consequences of structural failures.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the forensic engineering process, including investigation, research, and determination of causality.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify the appropriate procedures for investigating the condition of steel, wood, concrete and masonry structures.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify the most common causes of structural failures, including design errors, defective construction, material deficiencies, excessive loading and deterioration.
LUs: 6.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with structural design and construction
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 07/19/2022
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