Continuing Education

Educator Session: Serviceability Considerations in Building Design [ES1]

Two categories of limit states must be considered in the design of structures: strength and serviceability. Strength limit states control the safety of the structure and are well defined in building codes and specifications. Serviceability limit states define the functional performance of a structure. Serviceability limits states have few codified standards yet often control the successful design of a structure. Learn about serviceability considerations and design approaches from experts on the subject.
  • Date: 3/26/2014 - 3/28/2014
  • PDH Credits: 0


Thomas M. Murray; Larry Griffis; James Fisher

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