To teach best practice strategies in Structural Design and Assessment and Renovation of Buildings
Introduction, Why Renovate?
Challenges of structural renovation
- Code provisions for renovations
- Renovate or Rebuild?
- Investing in existing conditions
- Renovating steel-framed buildings
- Strengthening concrete buildings
- Repairing deteriorated concrete
- Renovating wood buildings
- Renovating masonry buildings
- Wind and seismic retrofit
- Structural condition assessment procedure
- Conducting a condition survey
- Planning the evaluation
- Statistical procedures
- Destructive and non-destructive testing for concrete and masonry
- Pros and Cons of non-destructive testing
- Establishing strength and quality of in-place concrete and masonry
- Evaluating cracks in concrete and masonry
- Analysis of wet masonry walls
- Evaluating corrosion
- Interpreting and using destructive and non-destructive test results
- Conducting condition surveys of woods and metal structures
- In-place evaluation of wood-based materials and metals
- Inspection procedures
- Destructive and non-destructive testing of wood-based materials and metals
- Establishing in-place strengths for wood based structures
- Understanding the limitations of non-destructive testing
- Investigating defects and damage
- Evaluating wood and steel connections
FOR WHOM: Works, Services and Maintenance Personnel.
This course is being run by Alpha Partners in collaboration with Professional Engineering Consults.