Structural Engineers Association of Utah

Design Criteria

The following information is provided for your convenience.  SEAU cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information and it should only be interpreted by an experienced and licensed engineer.  We strongly urge anyone initiating a structural design to contact the Building Official and discuss the design criteria.  Information below should be considered background information only.  Only the Building Official can determine appropriate design criteria for your project.

Statewide laws, rules, and amendments

Seismic Design Values

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program Seismic Design Maps and Tools.

Upcoming Events

Challenges and Solutions to Slab Curl
12/13/2018 5:00 PM
Salt Lake Marriott Downtown at City Creek - 75 S West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT
SEAU 7th Annual Conference
02/26/2019 8:00 AM
Utah Valley Conference Center
Thermal Expansion of Steel Structures - Monthly Meeting
04/18/2019 6:00 PM
U of U Warnock Engineering Building Room L103
Seismic Committee Highlights - Monthly Meeting
05/16/2019 6:00 PM
U of U Warnock Engineering Building Room L103