Seismic design fundamentals and recent updates


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Sean takes a look at the seismic design principles of buildings, ways to assess and apply seismic loads and the design of structural systems to resist earthquake actions, incorporating ductility and capacity design. Sean discusses earthquake design updates presented in Chapter 14 of AS3600 and shares his thoughts for the future of seismic engineering.

The following topics are covered:

  • NZ design post earthquake(s)
  • Loads 
  • Capacity Design
  • Detailing for ductility 
  • Material strain check against limits
  • Performance of ductile buildings
  • Chapter 14 of AS3600
  • Future of seismic engineering
Presenter: Sean Gardiner l Calibre: Sector Leader - Structures


Total viewing time - 49 min

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