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**Seismic Design Basics - online ( 3CPD, W1010)

This online course will go through the following topics in seismic engineering and provide insights to the general public and professionals:
Overview of fundamentals of seismic engineering
Basic design methods used in Canada and China- comparing the similarities and differences
Traditional and contemporary seismic systems - pros and cons of different systems
Client-engineer hand-in-hand approach on selection of seismic systems
The goal of the presentation is NOT to elaborate the detailed design of seismic systems but to educate the general public and trade people of the fundamentals of seismic engineering and how to work effectively with the Engineer for best outcomes.

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  • Introduction
  • Session 1
  • Test 1
  • Session 2
  • Test 2
  • Session 3
  • Test 3
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed