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How to Visually Screen Buildings for Potential Seismic Hazard

Credit: 15 PDH
Course Fee: $225.00
155 pages

Course Summary:

Rapid visual screening of buildings for potential seismic hazards, as described in this course, originated in 1988 and is written for a broad audience ranging from engineers and building officials to appropriately trained professionals.

Learning Objective:

This course provides a “sidewalk survey” approach that enables users to classify surveyed buildings into two categories: those acceptable as to risk to life safety or those that may be seismically hazardous and should be evaluated in more detail by a design professional experienced in seismic design.

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Course Content

Course Author: FEMA

Course 1

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