Title: Introduction to Seismic Design and Frequently Misunderstood Seismic Provisions 2 PDH
Abstract: This session will provide an introduction to seismic design methodology and approaches used in ASCE 7. It will focus on ASCE 7/ IBC seismic provisions that are often misunderstood or incorrectly applied by the practicing structural engineer. Key topics will include: Redundancy (ρ), R, Cd and Ωo, horizontal and vertical lateral force resisting system combinations, and irregularities. Each topic will include references to lessons learned from past earthquakes, code provisions, suggestions to simplify, and sample problems.
Bio: Emily Guglielmo, SE, PD, SEI earned her Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from UCLA, and her Master's Degree in Structural Engineering from UC Berkeley. She has over a decade of structural engineering experience, all with Martin/Martin, Inc. She began her career in their Denver, CO area office, and is currently a Principal with the firm, managing their San Francisco Bay Area office.
She has lectured on seismic provisions across the nation. Emily is the Vice Chair for the ASCE 7 seismic committee. A licensed SE, Emily has received a number of awards, including SEI Fellow and the Susan M. Frey NCSEA Educator Award, for effective instruction for practicing structural engineers.
P.S. Emily is also 2020 NCSEA President. Rock Star!
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