Note that a copy of the CMDC Masonry Design Textbook is included ($225 value) as well as a copy of the 2014 edition of CSA S304: Design of Masonry Structures ($225 value). This also includes lunch and dinner on both Friday sessions as well as breakfast and lunch on both Saturday sessions.
Engineered Masonry Design Course
Mississauga - 2018
The Engineered Masonry Design Course (EMDC) is a professional course offered to practicing engineers in the local design community. It equips you with the tools and knowledge to design masonry confidently, effectively and efficiently and has been offered to nearly 400 practicing engineers in Canada. It is roughly equivalent to a 4th year undergraduate university course in both scope and workload.
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Two Friday to Saturday In-Class Weekend Sessions
Now offered in a new condensed format!
For the first time, the EMDC will include online components that can be completed on your own schedule. As a result, the instructors won't need to cover topics as quickly, allowing more in-depth discussion and design examples in the areas that matter most. There will also be optional lessons available for those who are interested in a deeper dive into some of the more niche topics.
Friday: April 13th
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Saturday: April 14th
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday: April 27th
12:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Saturday: April 28th
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Topics covered by the Engineered Masonry Design Course:
David Stubbs, P.Eng
Director, Canada Masonry Design Centre
David is the Director of the CMDC. He is a graduate of McMaster University and started his career with OMCA in 1998. When the OMCA’s technical services expanded to a national level in January of 2003, the CMDC was formed. David’s background in engineering, in combination with his strong working relationship with masonry contractors, has facilitated the development of numerous seminars, advanced engineering courses and hands-on workshops for the effective design and construction of masonry structures. David was heavily involved with the development of the 2004 & 2014 CSA Standards. Under David’s direction and extensive involvement, CMDC published the most comprehensive textbook available for Canadian designers, “Masonry Structures – Behaviour and Design”. Most recently, David was involved with the development and launch of the MASS™ structural design software. David also continues to be involved with many masonry research programs across Canada.
Bennett Banting, Ph.D., P.Eng
Masonry Research and Development Engineer, Canada Masonry Design Centre
Bennett completed his Ph.D. at McMaster University in 2013. His thesis was awarded the 2015 Best Doctoral Dissertation Award from The Masonry Society and contributed directly to major changes to the new seismic design chapter of 2014 Masonry Structures Design Standard CSA S304. He is a recipient of the NSERC Industrial Postgraduate Scholarship from 2007-2011 and was awarded a NSERC Industrial Research and Development Post-Doctoral Fellowship from 2013-2015. He has twice been awarded the Outstanding Reviewer Award from the ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering in 2016 and 2017, has contributed over 30 peer-reviewed journal and conference publications and served as the Chair of the Technical Committee for the 13th Canadian Masonry Symposium in 2017. Since 2012 Bennett has taught masonry design courses at McMaster University, University of Alberta and University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Bennett has worked at CMDC since 2012 and is currently the Masonry Research and Development Engineer at the head office in Mississauga, Ontario where he oversees industry funded research and education initiatives at Universities across Canada.
Included with every EMDC Registration:
A copy of the CMDC Textbook ($225 value):
Masonry Structures: Behaviour and Design
along with a complimentary copy of CSA S304-14: Design of Masonry Structures ($225 value).
Also included is a complimentary software trial and discount offer for the CMDC Design Software Package:
Masonry Analysis Structural Systems
Additional discount for OMCA Professional Members only
This course is sponsored by:
plus applicable taxes
A full refund minus a $100 administration fee is available provided that Canada Masonry Design Centre receives written notice of cancellation prior to April 3rd, 2018
To begin the registration process, please call our office and be ready to supply credit card information or a signed purchase order for invoicing
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