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Webinar Recording: ASCE 41 Design Examples: Part 6 - Tier 1 Screening and Tier 2

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This recorded webinar Tier 1 Screening and Tier 2 Deficiency-Based Evaluation and Retrofit with Tilt-Up Concrete Example is from the six part SEAOC webinar series ASCE 41 Design Examples (FEMA P-2006). 

Since its original publication in 2006, Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Buildings (ASCE 41) has served as a US consensus standard for seismic evaluation and retrofitting. The methods used in ASCE 41, however, differ in a number of ways from those used to design new buildings. To assist users of the standard, the Applied Technology Council, with funding from FEMA and assistance from SEAOC, has published FEMA P-2006: Example Application Guide for ASCE/SEI 41-13 Seismic Evaluation and Retrofit of Existing Building with Additional Commentary for ASCE/SEI 41-17. FEMA P-2006 provides illustrations of the ASCE 41 evaluation and retrofit methodologies and helpful information on interpretation and use of the ASCE 41 provisions. This six-week webinar series will present an overall introduction. 

Please note that continuing education credit is not available for recorded webinars. 



Ron LaPlante, S.E., is a Supervising Structural Engineer with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) and is responsible for overseeing all structural plan review for schools in San Diego, Riverside, and Imperial counties.   He has been at the DSA for 15 years and served as the engineer responsible for promulgating the DSA structural amendments in the 2013 and 2016 California Building Code.  He is active in building code development and is a member of the ASCE 7 Seismic Subcommittee.  He is a contributing author to the ATC-124/FEMA P-2006 Example Application Guide for ASCE 41-13.  Prior to joining DSA, Ron was a practicing structural engineer focused on seismic rehabilitation of existing buildings and new building design.   Ron earned a BS from Cal Poly Pomona and a MS from UC Berkeley.