About the session:
The webinar addresses seismic detailing for residential and commercial buildings to improve performance and ensure safety in accordance with the National Construction Code. The webinar touches on historical earthquake events in Australia and the effects on buildings. It also summarises the regulatory framework for seismic provisions and emphasises their implementation.
The webinar will explain structural response of different buildings during seismic excitations. It will cover timber, masonry, steel and concrete buildings and their vulnerabilities. It will provide observations, lessons learnt, and advice for better seismic detailing that covers structural and non-structural components.
About the presenter:
Dr Zaghlool is the VBA’s Principal Structural Engineer and works closely with the Victorian State Building Surveyor (Andrew Cialini) in improving outcomes of the Victorian building industry, assisting with responses to industry needs and helping to shape and implement future industry reforms. Dr Zaghlool directed and strategically planned major multidisciplinary building and civil works projects, including multi-billion-dollar transport, health and water projects.
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