Past Session Information by Date

Date Title Session Categories
November 14, 2018 ASCE 7-16 Wind Provisions – Changes Affecting the Design Provisions Code
October 24, 2018 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – What’s New in Revit 2019 and Revit 2019.1 BIM
October 10, 2018 Improving Clarity, Coherence, and Conciseness in Technical Writing Professional Skills
September 12, 2018 Anchors: Design Examples and Qualification/Certification/Inspection Concrete
August 22, 2018 Challenges of Proposed Requirements for Mitigating Thermal Bridges in ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 Code, Special Topics
August 8, 2018 Behavior and Design of Anchors in Concrete Concrete
July 11, 2018 Project Quality and Inspection Requirements Code, Special Topics
June 13, 2018 Steel Deck Diaphragm Attachment Steel
May 23, 2018 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – Datum Elements BIM
May 9, 2018 Frame for Success – Best Practices for Wood Buildings Wood
April 18, 2018 Engineering Law and Ethics Case Studies Ethics
March 14, 2018 Classical Design Methods Analysis
February 28, 2018 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – Understanding Keynotes in Revit Structure 2018. BIM
February 14, 2018 Introduction to the Design and Cost of Steel Seismic Connections (Braced Frames) Seismic, Steel
January 10, 2018 Selecting the Appropriate Seismic System for Your Steel Project Seismic, Steel
December 13, 2017 Tornado Shelter Design Code, Special Topics
November 8, 2017 Validating Software Results Analysis, Special Topics
October 25, 2017 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – What’s New in Revit 2018 BIM
October 11, 2017 Post-Tensioned Concrete Analysis and Design Analysis, Concrete
September 13, 2017 Code Provisions for Post-Installed Adhesive Anchors into Concrete Code, Concrete
August 9, 2017 Digital Presence for Engineers: What are Your Emails Really Saying? Professional Skills
July 12, 2017 Buckling Restrained Braced Frames Special Topics, Steel
June 14, 2017 Moment Frames: Design and Detailing per AISC 341 and 358 Code, Steel
May 24, 2017 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – 3D Sections & Details BIM
May 10, 2017 The Chevron Effect – A Paradigm Shift in Approach to Analysis Steel
April 19, 2017 2015 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction – Significant Changes Including Cross-laminated Timber Code, Wood
March 29, 2017 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – Creating Custom 2D Drafting Details BIM
March 8, 2017 Masonry Movement Joints from a Structural and Architectural Perspective Masonry
February 8, 2017 Welding Myths that Structural Engineers Need to Know About Special Topics
January 11, 2017 A Case Study, and Legal Perspectives, on Engineering Ethics: The Kansas City Hyatt Ethics
December 14, 2016 Structural Irregularities per the ASCE7-10 Seismic Design Requirements Code, Seismic
December 7, 2016 Tips & Tricks in Revit Structure – Enhancements in Revit Structure 2017 BIM
November 30, 2016 Structural Applications for Steel Castings Special Topics, Steel
November 9, 2016 The Indiana State Fair Collapse Incident Case Study, Special Topics
October 12, 2016 Advanced Topics in Composite Steel Beam Design: Retrofit, Slab Openings, and Changes to Minimum Percent Composite Steel
September 14, 2016 Design Aids and Design Examples for Cold-Formed Steel Cold-Formed Steel
August 10, 2016 Effective Communication Skills for Workplace Conversations and Meetings Professional Skills
July 13, 2016 Advancements in Force Transfer Around Openings for Wood Framed Shear Walls Wood
June 22, 2016 Tips and Tricks in Revit Structure 2016: Visibility/Graphics, Families, and Other Settings/Tools BIM
June 8, 2016 Best Practices to Improve Structural Construction Documents Special Topics
May 11, 2016 Masonry Analysis and Design with FEA Software Masonry
April 20, 2016 Evaluation and Repair of Precast and Post-Tensioned Concrete Parking Structures Concrete, Special Topics
March 23, 2016 Tips and Tricks in Revit Structure 2016: User Interface, Linked Files, and Dimensions BIM
March 9, 2016 Implementation of the ISC Physical Security Design Requirements for Federal Buildings Blast & Progressive Collapse
February 10, 2016 Ethics for Structural Engineers – Lessons in Negligence & Incompetence (Parts I and II) Ethics
January 13, 2016 Vibration of Reinforced Concrete Floor Systems – Part II Concrete
December 9, 2015 Vibration of Reinforced Concrete Floor Systems – Part I Concrete
November 18, 2015 Clarifying Frequently Misunderstood Seismic Provisions Code
October 28, 2015 New Features in Revit Structure Versions 2015 R2 and2016 BIM
October 14, 2015 Understanding Load Paths Special Topics, Steel
September 9, 2015 Clarifying Frequently Misunderstood Wind Provisions Code
August 12, 2015 Designing Slides for Effective Project Presentations Professional Skills
July 15, 2015 Flexural Design of Single Angle Members Steel
June 10, 2015 Software Default Settings and Effects on Structural Models (RAM Structural System) Special Topics
May 13, 2015 Mat Foundations and Soil Structure Interaction Concrete, Geotechnical
April 22, 2015 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: Understanding Visibility Options in Revit Structure 2015 BIM
April 8, 2015 Checklists to Assist the Structural Engineer During Construction Administration Steel
March 11, 2015 Concrete Slabs on Grade: Analysis, Design, and Detailing Concrete
February 25, 2015 Workflow for Effective Project Collaboration Using Revit Structure 2015 BIM
February 11, 2015 Load Transfer Through Shear Walls Analysis, Wood
January 14, 2015 Load Transfer Through Diaphragms Analysis, Wood
December 17, 2014 Concrete Mix Design & Admixtures: Producing High Performance Structural Concrete Concrete
December 10, 2014 Guidelines for Reviewing Concrete Mix Designs Concrete
November 12, 2014 Ethics in the Professional Practice of Engineering Ethics
October 22, 2014 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: All About Parameters BIM
October 8, 2014 Designing for ASCE 7 Wind Loads – Components & Cladding Code
September 10, 2014 Designing for ASCE 7 Wind Loads – Main Wind Force Resisting System Code
August 27, 2014 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: Customizing Standard Families BIM
August 13, 2014 Using Tuned Mass Dampers to Control Floor Vibrations Special Topics
July 9, 2014 Legal Issues Impacting Shop Drawing Review Legal
June 11, 2014 Frequently Asked Questions About Cold-Formed Steel Cold-Formed Steel
May 14, 2014 Rules of Thumb for Industrial Building Design Code, Special Topics
April 23, 2014 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: New and Improved Features in Revit Structure 2014 BIM
April 9, 2014 Checklists for the Quality Assurance of Calculations, Design, and Drawing Production Special Topics
March 12, 2014 Seismic Design of Reinforced Concrete: Special Moment Frames Concrete
February 12, 2014 Truss and Bracing Connections for HSS Members; HSS Series #2 Steel
January 22, 2014 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: Working With Schedules BIM
January 8, 2014 Moment Connections to HSS Columns; HSS Series #1 Steel
December 11, 2013 Design of Maintenance Access and Fall Protection Systems for New and Existing Buildings Special Topics
November 13, 2013 Seismic Design of Buildings, Including Industrial Structures Code, Special Topics
October 23, 2013 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: Project Phases and Design Options BIM
October 9, 2013 Improving Your Writing Skills as a Structural Engineer Professional Skills
September 11, 2013 ASCE 7 Ponding and Roof Drainage: Not My Problem…Maybe Code, Special Topics
August 28, 2013 Increasing Your Efficiency With Revit Structure: View Graphics and Visual Styles BIM
August 14, 2013 Bracing Masonry Walls Under Construction Masonry
July 10, 2013 Structural Fire Protection Special Topics
June 12, 2013 Force Transfer Around Openings for Wood Shear Walls Wood
May 22, 2013 Navigating in Revit Structure – Tips for the Periodic User BIM
May 8, 2013 Engineering Ethics: A Case Study on the Kansas City Hyatt Hotel Collapse Ethics
April 10, 2013 IBC Special Inspections – Managing the Process Code
March 27, 2013 Increasing Your Efficiency with Revit Structure: Custom Components BIM
March 13, 2013 Design Issues When Specifying Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders: An Engineer’s Guide Steel
February 13, 2013 Designing Lateral Load Resisting Frames Using Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders: An Engineer’s Guide Steel
February 1, 2013 Designing with Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders: An Introduction Steel
January 23, 2013 Conflict Resolution: An Introduction for Engineers Professional Skills
January 9, 2013 ACI Appendix D – Updates for ACI 318-11 Code, Concrete
December 19, 2012 Practical Design of Post-Tensioned Floors Case Study, Concrete
December 12, 2012 Behavior, Analysis, and Design of Post-Tensioned Floors Concrete
November 14, 2012 How to Read and Understand a Geotechnical Report Geotechnical
October 24, 2012 Increasing your Efficiency with Revit Structure: 2D Elements (Part II) BIM
October 10, 2012 Case Study for Wood Design: Five Story Mixed-Use over Two Story Below-Grade Parking Case Study, Wood
September 12, 2012 Floor Vibrations Due to Human Activities Special Topics, Steel
August 8, 2012 Masonry Building Design: An Overview of Masonry Building Design Methods Masonry
July 11, 2012 Interoperability: Using Analysis Software with BIM Tools BIM, Case Study
June 13, 2012 Fundamentals of Blast Design Blast & Progressive Collapse
May 23, 2012 Increasing your Efficiency with Revit Structure: 2D Elements BIM
May 9, 2012 ASCE7-10: Modifications to Wind Loading Requirements Code
April 11, 2012 Structural Inspections After an Earthquake: Case Studies from the Mineral, VA Event Case Study
April 4, 2012 To Do or Not To Do: Engineering Ethics Ethics
March 28, 2012 Increasing your Productivity with Revit Structure: 3D Elements BIM
March 14, 2012 Cold-Formed Steel Design – Design Standards, Part II Cold-Formed Steel
February 8, 2012 Cold-Formed Steel Design – Design Standards, Part I Cold-Formed Steel
February 1, 2012 Overview of Cold-Formed Steel Design Steel
January 25, 2012 Collaboration with Revit Structure: Worksharing BIM
January 11, 2012 Accurate Long-Term Deflection Predictions for Concrete Structures Concrete
December 14, 2011 ASCE 7-10: General Seismic Design Requirements for Buildings Code
November 15, 2011 Best Practices for Modeling Diaphragms Analysis
November 9, 2011 Diaphragm Considerations for Structural Engineers Analysis
October 26, 2011 Creating Trusses in Revit Structure 2012 (Intermediate) BIM
October 12, 2011 Interpersonal Communication for Structural Engineers Professional Skills
September 28, 2011 More on Creating Revit Structure Families BIM
September 14, 2011 Understanding and Detailing for Wood Shrinkage Wood
August 24, 2011 Malpractice: A Tort Primer for Structural Engineers Legal
August 10, 2011 Seismic Considerations for Non-Structural Elements Code
July 13, 2011 Ethics: A Case Study for Structural Engineers Ethics, Legal
June 8, 2011 Geotechnical Considerations for Structural Engineers Geotechnical
May 25, 2011 What’s New in Revit Structure 2012 BIM
May 11, 2011 Design of Tilt-up Wall Systems Concrete
April 27, 2011 Best Practices for BIM Infrastructure BIM
April 13, 2011 Being Successful in Your Firm; 6 Important Steps to Help You and Your Company Professional Skills
March 23, 2011 Creating a Proper Analytical Model in Revit Structure BIM
March 9, 2011 Understanding Dynamic Analysis Analysis
February 23, 2011 Creating Standard Template Files for Revit Structure BIM
February 10, 2011 Steel Connection Design for High Seismic Loading (Part II) Steel
February 9, 2011 Steel Connection Design for High Seismic Loading (Part I) Steel
January 26, 2011 Revit Structure Families…Need I Say More? BIM
January 12, 2011 Understanding Steel Connections, Including Seismic R=3 Steel
December 7, 2010 Design of Buildings to Resist Progressive Collapse; Revised DoD UFC 4-023-03 Blast & Progressive Collapse
November 24, 2010 Increasing Efficiency with Revit Structure – How Revit Extensions for Autodesk Revit Structure can Help Improve Productivity BIM
November 10, 2010 Legal and Risk Issues in Building Information Modeling (BIM) BIM, Legal
October 27, 2010 Increasing Efficiency with Revit Structure – Creating Construction Documents Using Revit Structure BIM
October 13, 2010 Managing Multiple Priorities: Improving your Time Management Skills as a Structural Engineer Professional Skills
September 22, 2010 Increasing Efficiency with Revit Structure – Collaborating your Revit Structure Model with the Entire Design Team BIM
September 8, 2010 Key Considerations for the Attachment of Facades to Structures Code, Special Topics
August 11, 2010 Improving Written Communication Skills for Structural Engineers Professional Skills
July 15, 2010 Best Practices for Integrating the RISA Building System with Revit Structure BIM, Case Study
July 14, 2010 Best Practices for Integrating the RAM Structural System with Revit Structure BIM, Case Study
June 23, 2010 Understanding the Direct Analysis Method in the AISC 13th Edition Manual Code, Steel
June 9, 2010 Understanding ACI Appendix D – Anchorage for Cast-in-Place and Post-Installed Anchors (Part II) Code, Concrete
May 12, 2010 Understanding ACI Appendix D – Anchorage for Cast-in-Place and Post-Installed Anchors (Part I) Code, Concrete
April 14, 2010 I’ll Volunteer to Review the Shop Drawings Steel
March 10, 2010 AISC 360-05 Implementation in RAM Frame – Critical Items Code, Steel
February 10, 2010 Implementing a Software Error Reduction Plan (SERP) for your Company Professional Skills