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This course provides comprehensive design and detailing guidance on common structural steel and reinforced concrete seismic force resisting systems including:
Introduction to reinforced concrete seismic force resisting systems including concrete materials, concrete confining, and steel reinforcement.
Special moment resisting frames (design, detailing, and capacity-based design)
Intermediate and ordinary moment resisting frames (design, detailing, and capacity-based requirements)
Special RC shear walls and coupled shear walls
Ordinary RC shear walls and precast ordinary and intermediate shear walls
Introduction to steel seismic force resisting systems (systems overview, materials, important definitions)
Special steel moment frames (design, detailing, AISC 358, and capacity design principles)
Ordinary and intermediate moment frames (design, detailing, connections, and capacity-based principles)
Concentrically braced frames (not detailed for seismic, ordinary, and special)
Buckling-restrained braced frames (system description, design, and detailing requirements)
Steel plate shear walls and EBF overview (system description, design, and detailing)
Diaphragm detailing, complete seismic load path, and course review
This course outline is subject to change