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CR214-02 Introduction to IRC/IBC Seismic Provisions (3)

Overview

This course explains the basic seismic concepts in the IRC and IBC necessary for the inspection of buildings and structures in all regions, but particularly in higher-risk seismic zones.  Topics include inspection, plan review, relevant engineering and physics principles, seismic zones, planning, applicability, irregular buildings, design categories, building and structural elements, relevant agencies, and much more.

Course Code

CR214-02

Length

3 Hours

Fees

Please contact TFACA for pricing information.

Pre-Requisites

None

Restrictions

None

Certification

None

Maximum Class Size

N/A

Required Student Materials

  • Pen
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Highlighter

References

  • International Residential Code (2012 ed.)
  • International Commercial Code (2012 ed.)

Course Objectives

  • To understand the different seismic design categories
  • To understand relevant engineering principles
  • To understand relevant physics principles
  • To understand building movement from seismic activity
  • To understand how to inspect new and existing construction for seismic code compliance

Other Notes

None

Register

Click here to register through the Acadis portal.