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ASCE 7-16 Presentation March 5 in Boston

Friday, January 11, 2019

Hosted at Tufts University by BSCES and SEI Boston Chapter

Greg Soules, P.E., S.E., P.Eng, SECB, F.SEI, F.ASCE, Vice Chair of the ASCE/SEI 7 Main Committee will provide an overview of the significant changes and much needed updates incorporated in the 2016 edition, including new state snow load tables, the new tsunami provisions, new seismic ground motion maps, new site factors, important changes for nonstructural components and nonbuilding structures, new diaphragm procedures, new wind maps and the updated GCp values for components and cladding. The new ASCE 7 Hazard Tool will be demonstrated. The presentation will also inform the audience about the ASCE/SEI standard development process and future of performance-based codes, as well as promote opportunities to get involved in the process.

Made possible by the SEI Futures Fund in collaboration with the ASCE Foundation.

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