Seminar on the AWS D1.8 Seismic Welding Supplement
Date:Wednesday, May 27, 2009, 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: McGraw-Hill Auditorium, 1221 Ave of the Americas, NY 10020
Sponsored By:Lincoln Electric and The Steel Institute of New York
The AWS D1.8 Seismic Supplement to the Structural Welding Code is now being specified in construction documents for projects of all types. D1.8 will require changes in practices for steel fabricators and erectors. Attend this seminar and learn about the background history that led to D1.8; how D1.8 interacts with D1.1 and AISC specs; what engineers are required to include on drawings; new terms associated with seismic construction; new requirements for welding procedure specifications (WPS’s); new filler metal requirements; new welder qualification requirements; new detailing and fabrication requirements, and solutions to help meet these challenges. Registration sign-in and continental breakfast at 7:30 am, with the seminar starting at 8:30 am. Lunch is provided. Attendees will receive a copy of the presenter’s course notes.