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    SPECIFICATIONS

    Highly doubt you will see I-joists, split rings, or shear plates. CLT may be a good candidate, but they will need to furnish Vr from the manufacturer. Very good pun by the way. LOL
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    Study group for April 2021 exam-16 hour Structural Building

    You will not need the SDM for the Vertical exam.
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    What codes should I use

    ASCE 16 seismic has many changes. And AISC 16 has a few changes.
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    SE Practice Exam Problem Questions

    I have that 2011 sample exam, and I posted the errata. That problem was not part of the corrections.
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    Planning to take the SE Buildings exam in October 2021

    Ah, I just realized @Gonzaga said they were planning to take it in October.  That is when NCEES will lost likely update the code references.  So my reasoning for taking the lateral FIRST is moot. If you start studying NOW for the fall exam, you have a great chance to pass both.  Studying for...
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    Planning to take the SE Buildings exam in October 2021

    As for which exam to take first, you may want to consider taking the Lateral first.  The codes will mostly change for the Fall, and the code change will be less of a burden for  the Vertical Exam.
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    AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications 7th Edition

    @fern26 I sent you a direct message.
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    Recommendations for Civil 3D courses??

    Check LinkedIn Learning.  It is formerly Lynda.com, and there are many series to watch. 
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    Study group for April 2021 exam-16 hour Structural Building

    @texan, I sent you a direct message.
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    Study group for April 2021 exam-16 hour Structural Building

    @texan How did you want to handle the study group?  I am not sure what options are available.  Does anyone have any suggestions? Maybe Google Meet?? Maximum 100 participants, with a 60 minutes time limit. Maybe Zoom?? Maximum 100 participants, with a 40 minutes time limit.
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    California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition

    I never did comment on the SEIS book (California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition) that mmarlow123 asked about.   This book does have a lot of great theory, and does NOT directly reference the CBC.  If you already have it, it is a great supplement.  If you are looking to purchase it...
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    California Civil Seismic Building Design, 12th Edition

     The references I mentioned are great for seismic theory and problems that are relevant to the exam. 
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    Study group for April 2021 exam-16 hour Structural Building

    I enrolled in the AEI Lareral course.  Here is the syllabus that you can use as a guide.  https://www.aei-california.com/content/se-lateral-webinars-schedule
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    Study group for April 2021 exam-16 hour Structural Building

    fern26, I sent you a PM.
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    Instagram studying pics

    This one is great, wish it was possible.  https://images.app.goo.gl/f2LEoXLEVV7BnTjz7
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