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ASCE receives funding to develop fire safety procedure

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) and the Charles Pankow Foundation signed an agreement for a $230,000 research grant to develop, write and publish the procedural guidance to properly execute a performance-based structural fire engineering (SFE) design in accordance with the new ASCE/SEI 7-16 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures Appendix E industry standard.

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