Continuing Education


Seismic Design in Steel -- Concepts and Examples (Part 8): Design of the Braced Frames (L4)

This course is intended to provide engineers with guidance on applying the AISC seismic design requirements, correctly and efficiently, on typical projects in regions of moderate or high seismicity.

Part 8 includes:

  • Review of configuration-related issues, including load combinations and special checks
  • Presentation of brace design
  • Presentation of capacity design-analysis methods
  • Presentation of beam design
  • Presentation of column design
  • Presentation of connection design at column
  • Presentation of chevron connection design
  • Presentation of base-plate design

This course is based on a past AISC Live Webinar series and Night School program. 

You can find other parts of this course at the following links:  Part 1Part 2Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, Part 7.

You must purchase and pass a quiz to receive a PDH certificate for this course.

  • Date: 10/1/2018
  • PDH Credits: 1.5

Speaker

Rafael Sabelli, SE

Videos

Seismic Design in Steel -- Concepts and Examples (Part 8): Design of the Braced Frames (L4)

Handouts

Seismic Design in Steel Part 8 Handout_2 slides per page

Seismic Design in Steel Part 8 Handout_4 slides per page