This web seminar will discuss the significant revisions to the provisions for anchorage to concrete (Appendix D) ACI 318-11, including design provisions for adhesive anchors, significant changes to the seismic provisions, including the following ...READ MORE
This seminar starts by pointing out the methods by which a designer may comply with the seismic design requirements of the 2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10: Equivalent Lateral Force Procedure (ASCE 7-10 Section 12.8), Modal Response Spectrum Analysis (ASCE 7-10 Section 12.9), or Seismic Response History Procedures (ASCE 7-10 Chapter 16). ...READ MORE
S. K. Ghosh Associates Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of a new version of its popular computer program Quick Anchor. This update is free for anyone who has Version 2.0 of the program or higher. Simply click the link below to download and install on top of the current installation. Two noteworthy updates: The figure on the main interface of the program is replaced with one that displays anchor arrangements based on the input values. ...READ MORE
This 6-page laminated reference guide provides an easy-to-follow 11-step procedure for seismic design in accordance with the 2012 IBC and ASCE 7-10, with emphasis on the seismic design of a typical one-to-three story building. Illustrations are provided for many of the difficult to understand requirements. Subjects addressed include determination of mapped spectral response accelerations; consideration of exceptions to the seismic code requirements; Seismic Design Category determination; consideration of plan and vertical structural ...READ MORE
Dr. Ghosh received the 2013 ASCE Walter P. Moore Award on May 2, 2013.
Check out this video that was shown at the 2013 ASCE Structures Congress in Pittsburgh! ...READ MORE
Have you taken a look at ICC’s 2012 IBC Chapter 19? Unfortunately, the chapter references ACI 318-08 sections when it should have referenced ACI 318-11 sections. As a result, there are errors and omissions in the chapter and it is not usable without making amendments. ...READ MORE
2012 IBC Chapter 19