This seminar demonstrates the effect of lateral loads on structures, the requirements & the design of different lateral resisting systems such as bracing systems, frames & shear walls. It also covers the analysis of diaphragm forces, roof bracing...
- Course Outline
After participating in the course you will be able to:
¢ Use in the design of structures the basics and principals of horizontal loads and their effect on the building; stability of structure, P-? effect and the diaphragm forces
¢ Apply the knowledge gained at the seminar about the changes made to NBCC and the different structural bracing systems
¢ Develop different vertical systems to resist lateral loads on concrete and steel structures, roof horizontal bracing, and temporary erection bracing
¢ Analyze the effect of lateral forces on the bracing and structural system including the diaphragm action
¢ Design using basic methods, braced frames, rigid frames and concrete shear walls for buildings
The structural stability of buildings depends on its capability of withstanding vertical and horizontal loads. It is essential to understand the stability concept and the loads calculation based on the recent National Building Code of Canada in 2005. The lateral loads have many effects on buildings one of which being sways. This leads to successive increasing in the internal forces and can affect the stability of the whole structure.
This seminar demonstrates the effect of lateral loads on structures, the requirements and the design of different lateral resisting systems such as bracing systems, frames and shear walls. The course also covers the analysis of diaphragm forces, roof bracing of industrial building and temporary erection bracing. Theoretical concepts and practical methods to design the lateral system in different structures is discussed. To ensure a thorough understanding, the course includes several design examples that are solved in design workshops.Objectives
To explain the lateral loads on structures based on NBCC 2005, provide relevant design concepts for the structural stability, illustrate different systems to withstand lateral loads, explain design procedures with examples.Who Should Attend
Civil engineers, structural engineers, designers, consulting architects, consulting engineers, construction engineers, fabricators and manufacturers of structural systems, municipal building officials and field reviewers.
Dr. Hossam Saleh, Ph.D., P.Eng.
Registration and Coffee
Welcome, Introduction, Workshop Preview, Learning Outcomes, and Assessment Method
National Building Code of Canada 2005 and 2010
Wind Load Theory and Calculations
Special Wind Cases (i.e. on corners, heights, and uplifting)
Earthquake Load Theory and Calculations
Layout Considerations of Lateral Resisting Systems
Different Types of Lateral Bracing Systems in Steel Structures
Types of Lateral Resisting Systems in Concrete Structures
Under instructor guidance, participants work on a case study with given wind loads and lateral loads for bracing columns and beams.
Braced Frames Design
Concrete Shear Walls Types and Analysis
Under instructor guidance, participants work on a case study with braced frames, rigid frames, and concrete shear walls.
Diaphragm Action and Analysis
Lateral Earth Pressure and Shoring Types
Under instructor guidance, participants work on a case study with roof bracing, bracing of industrial buildings, and temporary erection bracing.
Questions and Answers, Feedback on Achievement of Learning Outcomes
8:00 Registration and Coffee (Day I only)
8:30 Session begins
There will be a one-hour lunch break each day in addition to a refreshment and networking break during each morning and afternoon session.
- Prerequisites & Certificates
2.1 CEUs / 21 PDHs
- Cancellation Policy
To withdraw from a course, you must send a request, in writing, with the official receipt to our office. Fifteen or more business days in advance: full refund less $50.00 administration charge. Five to fifteen business days in advance: non-refundable credit of equal value for any future EPIC seminar within one year. Credits are transferable within your organization. In case of an unexpected event occurring after this time, you may send someone else to take your place without any additional cost.
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