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AISC launches Spring 2012 Seminar Series

January 11, 2012 from American Institute of Steel Construction

(Chicago, IL) – Whether you’re designing hospital buildings or office buildings, AISC’s Louis F. Geschwindner Seminar Series is a great opportunity for structural engineers and other designers to enhance their professional knowledge while learning from sought after industry experts. Presented by the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), the Spring 2012 Seminar Series will be offered in more than 30 cities around the U.S. from February to July. Receive an early registration discount until February 7 at www.aisc.org/seminars.

Seminar events include:

Leverage Your Knowledge with the 2010 AISC Specification and the 14th Edition Steel Construction Manual
The AISC Steel Construction Manual is a vital resource for building with steel, and you won’t want to miss this one-day seminar discussing important updates featured in the new 14 Edition Steel Construction Manual (available in hard cover or as a digital download at www.aisc.org/manual) and 2010 AISC Specification (available as a free digital download at www.aisc.org/2010spec). In addition, other key portions of the Manual and Specification will be reviewed. The Manual is available for purchase with this seminar for $100 (a $350 value). Earn 0.8 CEUs/8.0 PDHs.

Seismic Braced Frames - Design Concepts and Connections
This seminar will discuss the expected behavior of Special Concentrically Braced Frames, Ordinary Concentrically Braced Frames, Eccentrically Braced Frames and Buckling-Restrained Braced Frames under seismic loading. It will cover member and connection design requirements for each of the braced-frame systems and review design examples of braced-frame member and connection design. Earn 0.8 CEUs/8.0 PDHs.

Steel Camp
AISC’s Steel Camp is a two-day continuing education event where you can earn 15 PDHs, and it will be traveling to Los Angeles and Portland, Ore., this season. Sessions include Effective Steel Design with Seismic Considerations, Seismic Moment Frame Design, and more.

Visit www.aisc.org/seminarmap to search AISC’s spring seminars by state. For more information on each seminar, registration details and pricing, visit www.aisc.org/seminars.

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For more information contact:

Tasha Weiss
Communications Department
(312) 670-5439
[email protected]

 

American Institute of Steel Construction
The American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry of providing timely and reliable information. 

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