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January 25, 2006 10:20 AM CST

Structural Design of Masonry Systems Course

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison, Department of Engineering Professional Development will offer "Structural Design of Masonry Systems" in Madison, Wisc., Jan. 26-27. This course will benefit those wanting to find new and modified design approaches to masonry structural systems.

Attendees will examine highlights and changes to the ACI 530-99/ASCE-5-99 Masonry Building Code Requirements, the International Building Code 2000, reinforced and unreinforced design procedures, shear wall design of masonry for lateral load resistance, structural connection details, and foundations and retaining structures.

The Department of Engineering Professional Development provides 400 continuing education courses each year for many types of engineers and other professionals, enabling them to stay current and expand their technical skills and knowledge.

For further information, contact Bruce D. Kieffer at (608) 262-2624 or kieffer@epd.engr.wisc.edu, or visit http://epdweb.engr.wisc.edu/WEBG844.


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