Continuing Education

Alternative Seismic Systems [M8]

This session is aimed at demystifying the qualification of alternative seismic force resisting systems using ASCE 7-16, the new ICC AC494 and the FEMA P-695 methodology. A new dual system consisting of steel moment frames and steel braced frames as well as a new steel braced frame system with fuse element connectors will be presented as examples. You will also learn the available paths for qualification of moment-frame systems as compared to other steel systems.

Intended Audience: Engineers

  • Date: 4/3/2019 - 4/5/2019
  • PDH Credits: 0


Patrick McManus ; Jim Harris

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