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Seattle IAS November Meeting – Seismic Design

November 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Presenter: Scott Whittington from International Seismic Application Technology


Scott has 22 yrs. in construction consulting, supply and design services and 6 years of commercial carpentry experience. Scott ISAT’s  Northwest Technical Support Manager responsible for a five-state territory.


Meeting Agenda


  • What seismic restraints are and why they are required by law.
  • Where do you find the requirements in the building code?
  • Understanding seismic code terminology.
  • How to identify whether seismic restraints are required on your projects and to what extent.
  • How the seismic forces for a project are determined and what impacts the magnitude of the forces.
  • Changes in the codes that can drastically affect the success of projects.
  • Roles and responsibilities of members of the project design team.
  • What a “complete” seismic design package should look like.
  • Questions & Answers

Bldg: Brown & Caldwell
701 Pike St
Suite 1200
Seattle, Washington


November 20, 2018
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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City: Seattle