Case Study: Non-Ductile Concrete Retrofit Video
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LADBS has issued Ordinance 183893, addressing safety hazards of non-ductile concrete buildings in downtown Los Angeles. Non-ductile concrete construction was a popular building method for schools and commercial structures due to its large spans and open spaces, but their weak columns and walls poses threats of life and property in serious seismic activity.
Zenith Engineers explains the first step in the process of checking a building’s compliance before designing the seismic retrofit. Watch to the very end to learn how Zenith’s President reveals the thorough way to check compliance.