How To Coordinate Structural Masonry Walls With Other Structural Systems - 1 LU/HSW

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Presented by: FORSE Consulting

Explore key factors for selecting masonry materials on a project and learn about structural material options. We’ll examine how masonry is integrated with other structural systems to create a successful assembly. You’ll have the chance to see different system selections and their cost and schedule impacts on building projects.

Learning Objectives:

  • Examine how structural masonry integrates with other structural systems.
  • Identify the advantages and disadvantages of various structural building systems.
  • Explore how the properties of masonry materials move relative to other building materials.
  • Discover how masonry shaft walls can help transfer structural loads with concrete, steel, and wood framing systems.

About the Speaker

Cathleen Jacinto, PE, SE

Structural Engineer, FORSE Consulting

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Cathleen has 20 years of experience in the design industry as a structural engineer. Cathleen collaborated on a variety of building design projects while at Thornton Tomasetti and T.Y. Lin International in Chicago, Illinois, from small to large-scale project types in healthcare, aviation, commercial, infrastructure, cultural, and steel connection design located in the U.S. and abroad. Since joining FORSE in May 2015, Cathleen provides structural engineering design and modeling services in collaboration with other structural engineering firms and contributes to FORSE’s designs, seminars, and publications. She serves as a technical consultant to the Masonry Advisory Council. One topic Cathleen highlights is structural masonry analysis and design. Cathleen also served as an Adjunct Lecturer for Design of Masonry Structures course at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Cathleen has a Professional Masters in Structural Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She is a licensed Structural Engineer (SE) and Professional Engineer (PE) in the State of Illinois.

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