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Seismic Analysis and Design in S-FRAME (A501) – Online Training

September 9, 2015
By Press release


10am -12noon  PDT   (total 6hrs online lectures.)

September 21-25  Monday, Wednesday and Friday


Seismic Analysis and Design in S-FRAME presents an in-depth explanation of how to conduct seismic investigations of structures using S-FRAME Analysis R11.1

This course includes both theory and application with each section accompanied by demonstrations of fully worked-out examples drawn from industrial and commercial building applications. Discussions on the merits of the various analysis procedures, their relationship to seismic design codes, their expected accuracy and pitfalls are the focus of many of the practical examples we demonstrate.

> Seismic Analysis and Design in S-FRAME

Topics Covered include

  • Earthquake Engineering
  • Response Spectrum Analysis
  • Equivalent Static Force Procedures (ESFP and ELFP)
  • Rigid and Semi-Rigid Diaphragms
  • Operational and Functional Components
  • Time History Analysis
  • Material plasticity and damping
  • Performance-based Design
  • Pushover and Quasi-static Analysis


Benefits:  By the end of this class, you will have learned how to perform a seismic analysis on structural models of varying complexity for both industrial and commercial applications.


About S-FRAME Training

The S-FRAME training curriculum is delivered in a short, focused online format, making it convenient for the practicing engineer to attend by eliminating the need to travel. Our training curriculum is designed so that participants not only learn, but are tested and certified, along with receiving Professional Development Hours for their efforts. The curriculum has applicability for the practicing engineer, as well as new engineers and upcoming engineering students who increasingly find companies are looking for structural engineering modeling & simulation knowledge using S-FRAME Software products.


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