TCA presents engineering seminar series

April 30, 2013

TCA LogoTilt-Up Concrete Association (TCA) will present an engineering series called “Applying the 2012 IBC to the Design to Low-Rise Concrete Building Systems–Engineering Tilt-Up” on June 24, 26 and 28, as well as in conjunction with the TCA Convention on October 2.

The seminar series, based on a TCA publication titled “Engineering Tilt-Up,” will cover basic engineering principles and code interpretation and will delve into an in-depth analysis of a tilt-up structure and its components. Attendees will learn how to apply the 2012 IBC to low-rise reinforced concrete building systems.

Co-author Timothy W. Mays, Ph.D., P.E. will present each full-day, two-part seminar.

The June 24 seminar will take place in the Washington, D.C. area, the June 26 seminar will take place in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and the June 28 seminar will take place in Boston, Massachusetts.

The TCA Convention will is scheduled for October 2 in Houston Texas. TCA will hold a seminar in conjunction with the convention.

TCA has also planned additional seminars in the series, which will take place Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri, as well as in Memphis, Tennessee. The dates for these locations have yet to be announced.

A working lunch is provided with attendance.

The first attendee to register from each company will recieve a copy of “Engineering Tilt-Up.” TCA will offer additional copies at each seminar at a discounted rate.

The seminar series has been approved through the National Council of Structural Engineers Association’s Diamond Review program, and attendees will receive six PDHs for completing the course.

For more information, or to register, visit

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