Continuing Education

Expansion and Seismic Joints in Steel-Framed Buildings [N1]

The first speaker will address expansion joints for commercial and industrial facilities. Topics covered include determining when expansion joints are required, where expansion joints should be located, and how to proportion and design expansion joints. Details of various types of expansion joints will be presented. The second speaker will address the definition of a seismic joint and how seismic joints have traditionally been used. He will also cover the differences between seismic joints and expansion joints, when and where should seismic joints be used, how to size a seismic joint, major structural issues with seismic joints, and the architectural and fire issues with seismic joints.
  • Date: 4/18/2012 - 4/20/2012
  • PDH Credits: 0

SPEAKER(S)

James Fisher; Mark Saunders

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