Register for "Earthquake Engineering
This is your last chance to save $100 off
registration to attend "Earthquake Engineering Techniques: From the
NEHRP Provisions to Building Seismic Deign.” Early-bird rates have been
extended until July 21, 2013.
Plan to attend the one-day short course, on
Friday, August 16, 2013, where the National Institute of
Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will present an
educational program on the latest building practices for designing for
earthquakes. During the 7-hour course, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, structural
engineers, design professionals, building officials, academics and students who
attend will get practical information on the important elements of the current
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National Earthquake Hazard
Reduction Program (NEHRP) Recommended Seismic Provisions and ASCE 7.
Course instructors include: Finley A. Charney,
PhD, PE, Professor, Virginia Tech; Roberto Leon, PhD, PE, Professor, Virginia
Tech; Sanj Malushte, PhD, PE, Senior Principal, Bechtel Power Co., Frederick,
Md.; and J.G. (Greg) Soules PE, SE, P.Eng, SECB, F.ASCE, F.SEI, Principal
Civil/Structural Engineer, CB&I, Houston, Texas. These experts will deliver
the course at the American Society of Civil Engineers Bechtel Conference Center
in Reston, Virginia, and cover topics on: the NEHRP
Provisions and ASCE 7; introduction to earthquake engineering; earthquake
ground motions; structural analysis; structural steel; reinforced concrete;
composite structures; nonstructural components; and nonbuilding structures.
The course package includes a student manual,
FEMA P-751 CD, FEMA P-752 CD, an educational software CD including NONLIN and
EQ-Tools. Upon completion, students will receive 7.0 Professional
Development Units (PDUs).
Why pay full price?
Regular registration for the BSSC short
course "Earthquake Engineering Techniques: From the NEHRP Provisions to
Building Seismic Design” is $395 for the general public and $325 for
members of the National Institute of Building Sciences. Students pay $225.
Register by July 21 and save
$100. Register Now!
This short course is co-sponsored by the American
Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute