Central Chapter Dinner Meeting: Frequently Misunderstood Wind and Seismic Provisions

  • 16 Oct 2018
  • 5:30 PM
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix: 320 N 44th St, Phoenix, AZ 85008
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Central Chapter Dinner Meeting: 

Frequently Misunderstood Wind and Seismic Provisions

This session will focus on frequently misunderstood wind and seismic provisions of ASCE 7/ IBC.  For wind, the following topics will be discussed: 

a. Enclosure Classification

b. Wind Load Methods, Including advantages and limitations

c. Torsional Wind Design Requirements

d. Canopies, Corner Zones, Rooftop Solar/ PV

For seismic, the following topics will be discussed:

                a. Review of seismic inelastic methodology and relationship to R, Cd, and Ωo

                b. Redundancy, ρ

                c. Bearing Wall or Building Frame

                d. Analysis Procedures

Presented by: 

Emily Guglielmo, SE, PE

Emily Guglielmo earned her Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering from UCLA, and her Master's Degree in Structural Engineering from UC Berkeley. She has 15 years 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 wind and seismic provisions across the nation.  Emily is the secretary of the NCSEA Wind Engineering Committee and serves as a voting member on the ASCE 7 wind, seismic, and main 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.

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