2015 IBC Structural Changes

Course Title 2015 IBC Structural Changes
Contact Hours3
Duration1/2 Day
Education CategoryStandard
ObjectivesUpon completion, participants will be better able to:
  • Identify significant changes to the structural provisions of the 2015 IBC
  • Apply changes to construction document requirements
  • Identify PV panel loads to include in construction documents
  • Determine appropriate values for partition, impact and PV panel live loads
  • Identify changes to the special inspection provisions
  • Apply changes to foundation and soil provisions
Identify changes to requirements for concrete, masonry, steel and wood systems
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DescriptionThis seminar is an overview of the significant structural changes to the 2015 International Building Code® (IBC®) and referenced standards, including ASCE/SEI 7-10, ACI 318-14, TMS 402-13/ACI 530-13/ASCE 5-13, AISC 360-10 and AWC NDS-15. Topics include construction document requirements; live loads, including photovoltaic panel loads; special inspection for structural materials and changes to material standards.  

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