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SEAoAL Spring Seminar: Design of Masonry Structures

  • March 23, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Alabama AGC Conference Center


  • SEAoAL Member Pricing

SEAoAL Spring Seminar Design of Masonry Structures A Practical Seminar for Practicing Engineers 




Alabama AGC Conference Center

5000 Grantswood Road

Irondale, AL 35210


Sponsored by Alabama Concrete Industries Association

Seminar includes

Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks 


8:00 a.m.—8:30 a.m.


8:30 a.m.—9:30 a.m.

Masonry Code Changes & Material Overview

9:40 a.m. — 10:30 a.m.

Beam Design Updated to the New Code & Standard

10:40 a.m.—11:40 a.m.

Wall Out-of-Plane Design w/an Introduction to the Moment Magnification

11:40 a.m.—12:10 p.m.

Anchor Bolt Design

12:10 p.m.—1:00 p.m.

Lunch & Tom Grogan, NCSEA President, NCSEA Update, New Initiatives

1:00 p.m.—1:30 p.m.

Column Design for Axial & Moment

1:30 p.m.— 2:30 p.m.

Quality Assurance & Constructability Considerations

2:40p.m.—3:40 p.m.

Wall In-Plane Design Updated to New Code & Standard

3:50 p.m.—4:20 p.m.

Masonry Veneer—Both Prescriptive & Alternative Design

4:30 p.m.— 5:00 p.m.

New Limit Design Appendix

PRESENTER:              Edwin T. Huston, P.E., S.E., FTMS

Ed Huston, P.E., S.E., FTMS, principal in the firm of Smith and Huston, Inc., Seattle Washington. He has more than 40 years of experience in structural design, evaluation, investiagation, and code and standards development. Ed is a Fellow of the Masonry Society and serves on the TMS 402 Main Committee, Flexural, Axial and Shear Subcommitteee, and the Seismic Committee. He is a contributing author to the Masonry Designer’s Guide, which is now in its eighth edition and is published by the Masonry Society. Ed has presented at more than 200 seminars, many of them being masonry related.


Course Description: 

Get the latest information on how to use the new masonry building code. This full-day seminar will focus on the new requirements and revised provisions of 2015 IBC Chapter 21 and the referenced masonry material standard TMS 402/ACI 530/ASCE 5. Both working stress and strength design of reinforced concrete masonry will be covered. Masonry building elements will be designed per the new code by manual and automated methods. Lateral load design will emphasize high wind design of masonry. The seminar material is designed to provide the engineer and code user with practical design knowledge.


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Nearby Hotels:

Hampton Inn & Suites

3930 Grants Mill Road


Holiday Inn Express

811 Old Grants Mill Road


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