PALATINE, ILL. — S.K. Ghosh Associates Inc. has announced its summer seminar schedule. The summer series — “Transitioning from the 2006 IBC to the 2009 IBC (Structural Provisions)” — discusses the major new features of the 2009 IBC structural provisions.

Changes to the structural loading requirements as well as to the special inspection, foundation and material provisions are presented including:

• Updated material standards (with emphasis on ACI 318-08)
• New structural integrity requirements
• Revisions to the ASCE 7-05 seismic provisions
• Revised live loads
• Revised wall anchorage requirements
• New alternate all-heights wind design method
• New rainfall intensity maps
• New special inspection requirements in Chapter 17
• Reorganization and reformatting of Chapter 18

The seminars will be offered at the following select locations:

Sacramento Ramada Inn
1250 Halyard Drive
West Sacramento, Calif. 95691
Phone: (916) 371-2100
July 13, 2010; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Red Lion Hotel Seattle Airport
18220 International Blvd.
Seattle, 98188
Phone: (206) 246-9733
July 30, 2010; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Double Tree Hotel Rosemead
888 Montebello Blvd.
Rosemead, Calif. 91770
Phone: (323) 722-8800
August 26, 2010; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

For more information, please visit www.skghoshassociates.com/.