About the Webinar Series
These webinars continue SEAOC’s series of seismic design examples problems using the provisions of the 2012 International Buildings Code (IBC). The webinars will present four examples of steel systems From Volume 4 of SEAOC’s Structural/Seismic Design Manual (SSDM) Series. Design examples will be presented in detail, addressing not only main concepts, but also the nuts and bolts of seismic-resistant design.
Webinars will be from 11:30 to 1:00 on consecutive Thursdays. A question and answer period will be provided at the end of each webinar.
In This Webinar
Example 7 of Volume 4 of the SSDM covers design of a bare metal deck diaphragm and design of a concrete-filled metal deck diaphragm. The webinar for this design example will start with the basic mechanics of diaphragms, discuss code provisions for diaphragms, cover what code provisions have changed as a result of the 2012 IBC updates, and work through the design of the various diaphragm components. Brief discussions regarding constructability and modelling will also be included.
About the Speaker
Katy Briggs S.E.
A licensed S.E. in the State of California, Katy Briggs has 9 years of experience in structural analysis and design. She has worked on new buildings and seismic retrofits or existing buildings utilizing wood, steel, concrete, and masonry construction. These projects include education, healthcare, government, correctional, and commercial facilities. In addition to writing Example 7 of Volume 4 of the current SEAOC SSDM, she has been involved with writing and editing steel diaphragm and special concentrically braced frame design examples for various publications. Katy spent 2013 working in Christchurch, New Zealand evaluating earthquake-related damage sustained by various types of structures during the seismic events of 2010-2011 and providing repair solutions for these damaged structures. She has been working at Build Group, a general contracting firm, for the last 7 months as a preconstruction manager in their self-perform concrete division, Pacific Structures.
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