Design and Construction of Masonry Buildings in Canada
This full day seminar by the Masonry Institute of BC will cover general topics in design and construction of masonry buildings in Canada. Topics include, masonry materials (bricks, blocks, mortar, grout, reinforcement), masonry construction technology, MIBC technical manual, examples of structural masonry and veneer cladding details.
Seismic design of masonry structures: implications of NBC2015 and CSA S304-14 , summary of changes in the codes, and Seismic design guide for masonry buildings, (second edition written by Svetlana Brzev and Don Anderson) along with design examples will be reviewed.
Masonry veneer cladding design and details for full bed and adhered masonry with some real project design examples and construction caveats will also be presented.
Svetlana Brzev (Ph.D., P.Eng, FEC) Adjunct Professor, Dep. Of Civil Engineering UBC
Farshid Borjian (P.Eng., Struct.Eng.), Executive Director of Masonry Institute of BC
Mark Hagel, (Ph.D., P.Eng.), Executive Director of Alberta Masonry Council
Date: Friday, November 22
Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Venue: HSBC Hall, UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson St, Vancouver
Ninth Annual Young Members Presentation Competition - Submission Deadline
Presented by SEABC Young Members Group
Worked on an interesting dream project? Got a chance to visit an amazing job site? Learned something extra-ordinary? Here's a chance to share your experiences and enter a chance of winning $1,000 and bragging rights among your fellow young engineers.
The SEABC Young Members Group invite you to the Ninth Annual SEABC Young Members Presentation Competition. The competition is organized and hosted by the SEABC Young Members Group.
Guide for authors
The deadline to submit first round of abstracts is December 6 after which a second round of selection may be needed.
To submit your abstract, please email your abstract to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UBC Robson Square, Vancouver
- Deadline for submission: December 6
- Notification of acceptance: January 22
- First round of presentations (if required) : January 22
- Presentation competition: February 19
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