PE PDH
PDH Online

How Design and Construct an Earthquake Resistant House

Credit: 17 PDH
Course Fee: $255.00
83 pages

Course Summary:

This course provides information on current best practices for earthquake-resistant house design and construction for use by builders, designers, code enforcement personnel, and potential homeowners. It also introduces and explains the effects of earthquake loads on one- and two-family detached houses and identifies the requirements of the 2003 International Residential Code (IRC) intended to resist these loads.

Learning Objective:

  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. EARTHQUAKE-RESISTANCE REQUIREMENTS
  3. FOUNDATIONS AND FOUNDATION WALLS
  4. FLOOR CONSTRUCTION
  5. WALLS
  6. ROOF-CEILING SYSTEMS
  7. CHIMNEYS, FIREPLACES, BALCONIES AND DECKS
  8. ANCHORAGE OF HOME CONTENTS

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Course Content

Course Author: Department of Housing and Urban Development

 

Course 1

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Certificate of completion of the course

This course comes with a multiple-choice quiz. You can view the quiz and take the quiz if you are logged in your account. You can take the quiz for this online PDH course as many times until passed. The passing grade is 70% and above. After you pass the quiz simply follow the page, to pay for the course and print your certificate instantly. A copy of the certificate and receipt for this course will always be in your account.

This online PDH or CE course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.

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