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SM24: Earthquake Design: standard update

ARBS Seminar Series
Thursday, May 30, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Room E3.6


AS1170.4:2024 sees improvements to provide clarity of existing requirements and improvements for ease of application; with a cost-neutral effect for industry. ARBS members are anticipated to benefit from improvements to Section 8: Parts and Components with many improvements in the exemptions and the introduction of Informative appendices that should see a reduction in seismic designer imposed limitations. Seminar Cost - $30


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Jordan Bartlett
Facility Resilience Consultant
Proactive Design

Earthquake Design: standard update


Jordan was first introduced to the seismic design of non-structural elements in 2014 through a chance encounter with the Royal Adelaide Hospital project. 9 years on, he's a member of the Australian Earthquake Engineering Society technical committee, the AWCI technical committee, and a member of Standards Australia committee BD 006-11 (responsible for the content of AS 1170.4).