One Week Away: BSSC Webinar to Address Response Spectrum Analysis

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (RealEstateRama) — There is still time to join us for the fifth in a series of webinars sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that highlight the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP) 2015 NEHRP Recommended Seismic Provisions for Buildings and Other Structures.

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The 2015 NEHRP Provisions, as well as American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI)ASCE/SEI 7-16, Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, contain updated requirements to both the Response Spectrum Analysis (RSA) method and Linear Response History (LRH) analysis method. Highlighting these updates, the National Institute of Building Sciences Building Seismic Safety Council (BSSC) will host a free webinar detailing “Response Spectrum Analysis/Linear Response History Analysis” on Wednesday, September 28, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm ET. Participants may earn one professional development hour (PDH).

Presenter James O. Malley, SE, senior principal with Degenkolb Engineers, will address RSA procedures in ASCE 7, and Finley Charney, PhD, PE, professor of structural engineering at Virginia Tech and president of Advanced Structural Concepts, Inc., will talk about the revision of Chapter 16 of ASCE 7-16 and moving LRH to Chapter 12.

Last chance to sign up to attend the free “Response Spectrum Analysis/ Linear Response History Analysis” webinar on September 28. Space is limited to 100 participants, so don’t wait.

Register today!

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The National Institute of Building Sciences was authorized by the U.S. Congress in the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, Public Law 93-383. In establishing the Institute, Congress recognized the need for an organization that could serve as an interface between government and the private sector. The Institute's public interest mission is to serve the Nation by supporting advances in building science and technology to improve the built environment.

Through the Institute, Congress established a public/private partnership to enable findings on technical, building-related matters to be used effectively to improve government, commerce and industry.

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