Seismic Braced Frames - Design Concepts and Connections

This seminar will discuss the expected behavior of Special Concentrically Braced Frames, Ordinary Concentrically Braced Frames and Buckling-Restrained Braced Frames under seismic loading. Member and connection design requirements for each of the braced-frame systems will be covered and design examples of braced-frame member and connection design will be reviewed. 

Seminar Information
CEU/PDH Attendees will receive 0.80 CEUs/8.0 PDHs for this session. This session is approved by the AIA and Miami-Dade County Contractor Continuing Education. AISC is an approved provider in New York (#5) and Florida (#0003884). CEU/PDH Certificates verifying an individual's attendance to each seminar will be emailed to each individual 24 to 48 hours after the completion of the seminar.
Agenda   7:30 a.m.   Registration and Breakfast
  8:00 a.m.   Seminar Begins
12:00 p.m.   Lunch (provided)
  5:00 p.m.   Seminar Concludes
Contact To sponsor a seminar, email Lou Gurthet or call 231.228.2274
To bring this seminar in-house, email Brent Leu or call 303.668.2451
Registration questions, email [email protected] or call 312.670.8311
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Register Date Speaker Venue City
Register Now  December 11, 2014 Rafael Sabelli 

Pagoda Hotel
1525 Rycroft St.
Honolulu, HI

Honolulu, HI

Sponsored by
The Steel Improvement Fund of Hawaii


Fees & Registration
CASE, NCSEA, SEI, and AIA members
receive the AISC Member discount.
Educator or
Seminar    $100     $100 $100 
Cancellations and Substitutions Substitutions are allowed anytime.  Any cancellations made 0-3 days prior to the seminar and no shows will not receive a refund. 


Author and Speaker

Rafael Sabelli, S.E. is a member of the AISC Task Committee on the Seismic Provisions for Structural Steel Buildings and is the co-authorof AISC Design Guide 20: Steel Plate Shear Walls. He was the 2000 NEHRP Professional Fellow in Earthquake Hazard Reduction and is the Past Chair of the Seismology Committee of the Structural Engineers Association of California. Rafael is also the 2008 T.R. Higgins Award winner.

Rafael Sabelli