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The Design Track is tailored to provide in-depth education specifically for those designing and engineering tilt-up projects.

 

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New Technology Protects Walls and Allows Safe Carbon Uptake

October 5, 2022 from 7:00am to 8:00am Mountain Time

Introducing the PAVIX & YUFIX technology that protects tilt structures from water, freeze/thaw, chloride intrusion, and all other environmental contamination. This technology is continuously active, using moisture to its advantage rather than fighting it. Because of the continuous activity, y...

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Creepy Things in Panel Design

October 6, 2022 from 10:30am to 11:30am Mountain Time

Karen S. Hand, PE

Needham DBS was called to investigate cracks on a building after years of issues. The building had a history of failed panel to slab connections and significant bowing in the panels. At the onset of the investigation, the mindset was that either the interior slab was moving, or the exterior pavin...

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A Parametric Study of the New Diaphragm Design Force Methods

October 6, 2022 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm Mountain Time

John W Lawson

Since its introduction into U.S. building codes and standards, a single generally-accepted method has existed for determining seismic design forces on roof diaphragms. Recently, an alternate procedure was introduced in ASCE 7-16, and then an additional alternate procedure was introduced in ASCE 7...

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