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The 2020 NEHRP Provisions developed major updates to nonstructural seismic design provisions which were then adapted for Chapter 13 of ASCE/SEI 7-22. The primary focus of the updates is the equation used to determine design forces for nonstructural components, but there are updates to other provisions as well. The training will be given in two parts. Part 1 will discuss nonstructural design fundamentals and cover two design examples. The portion on fundamentals will summarize:
The design examples in Part 1 include architectural precast cladding and egress stairs. Part 2 will cover three design examples: HVAC fan unit support, piping systems, and elevated vessels.
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