Design of Buildings against Natural Hazards
In this online engineering PDH course, the design methods used to resist the effects of each natural hazard are discussed in the context of the design methods for the other natural hazards. This integrated approach is a key aspect of multihazard design that must be reflected in a larger integrated approach to the whole building design. Although this material is written for schools, it is applicable to all buildings.
This 1 PDH online course is applicable to structural engineers, design professionals, construction contractors, building owners and other technical personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding of multihazard design.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Comparison of the different hazards
- Comparison of the potential losses
- Learning about fire and life safety
- Understanding multihazard design interactions
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapter 3 of the FEMA publication "Design Guide for Improving School Safety in Earthquakes, Floods, and High Winds", FEMA P-424 / December 2010.
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