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  • 18 Apr 2017
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
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Upcoming Changes to AISC 341 – Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings              

American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) document 360-10 Specification for Structural Steel Buildings, is the basic reference for the design, fabrication and erection of structural steel buildings and other “building-like” steel structures in the United States. When applied in conjunction with AISC 360, AISC 341-10, Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings, is the standard reference document for the seismic design of steel structures throughout the United States. Balloting has completed to update AISC 341-10 for the 2016 edition that will be incorporated with ASCE 7-16 and AISC 360-16 into the 2018 IBC. The document will have significant technical modifications including new material specifications, use of steel braced diaphragms, new column splice details, changes to BRBF provisions, requirements for SCBF gusset plate welds, application of demands on columns that participate in intersecting frames and a number of other items. In addition significant new provisions related to the seismic design of multi-tier braced frames will be provided. A new composite shear wall system has also been developed for inclusion into this edition of the Provisions. This presentation will summarize the changes proposed for the 2016 edition of the AISC Seismic Provisions.

 Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 17.

Go to NCSEA.com to register.

James O. Malley, S.E., is a Senior Principal with Degenkolb Engineers.

Mr. Malley has over 30 years of experience in the seismic design, evaluation and rehabilitation of building structures.  He was responsible for the analytical and testing investigations performed as part of the SAC Steel Project in response to the Northridge earthquake damage.  Mr. Malley is Chair of the AISC Specifications Committee and the Past-Chair of the AISC Seismic Subcommittee.  Mr. Malley is  a member of the AWS Subcommittee on Seismic Welding Issues. Mr. Malley was also one of the authors of the PEER Tall Buildings Institute “Guidelines for the Performance-Based Seismic Design of Tall Buildings” and is involved in the peer review of numerous tall building projects in areas of high seismic risk.  Mr. Malley is presently a member of the Board of Directors of EERI and the Applied Technology Council. 

This course will award 1.5 hours of continuing education.

The times will be 10:00 am Pacific, 11:00 am Mountain, 12:00 pm Central, and 1:00 pm Eastern

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  • $225 –NCSEA member
  • $250 – SEI/CASE member
  • $275 – non-member

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