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Upcoming Public Seminars

Building Code Requirements for Structural Concrete

December 7 & 8, 2022 (NOVOTEL WORLD TRADE CENTRE, DUBAI, UAE)

Price: 2,200 AED ($600 USD) ACI Member / 2,700 AED ($735 USD) Non-member / 1,000 AED ($272 USD) ACI Student Member

Continuing Education Credit: 12.0 PDH / 1.2 CEU

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Who Should Attend: Structural engineers, specifiers, building officials, contractors, architects, and inspectors interested in understanding how the Code has been reorganized, how to quickly find provisions of interest, and the major changes in the latest edition of the Code. Registrants will receive a FREE copy of ACI CODE-318-19 and one-year free subscription to ACI 318 PLUS!

Description: Concrete (ACI 318-19) and Commentary” with in depth analysis of some topics, i.e development length, shear and performance-based design. This edition is the first edition of ACI 318 in 5 years and the first update since the reorganization of the Code in the 2014 edition. In addition, major changes in this edition of the Code will be presented and discussed. This includes major changes centered around the topics of higher reinforcing steel yield strengths for many applications and the associated design provision changes; the addition of shotcrete provisions; deep foundation provisions; nonlinear analysis for seismic design; modification to development length equations; inclusion of screws and shear lugs; and updated shear design provisions and equations. The Code organization assists the designer in quickly locating the provisions they need and helps assure users they are meeting all Code requirements. Numerical examples will be presented that will go through the relevant Code provisions step-by-step. In addition, the ACI guides and standards referenced in the Dubai Building Code will be highlighted.

The training will be led by:
- Khaled Nahlawi, PhD, PE, Distinguished Engineer, American Concrete Institute
- Simone Materazzo, Associate, Arup
- Fouad H. Yazbeck, FACI, Founder, 360 TANGENT Engineering Consultancy
- Charles Nmai, PhD, PE, M.ASCE, FACI, Head of Engineering, Master Builders Solutions, Cleveland, Ohio


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