CFSEI webcast to review Built-Up Member Design Provisions

Washington, D.C. —The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Back to Basics: A Review of AISI S100, S211 and S212 Built-Up Member Design Provisions” on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. EDT. The webinar is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 continuing education hours.

Cost is $75 per computer screen for CFSEI and Steel Framing Alliance members; $100 for non-members.

The webinar will review the applicable design provisions for built-up compression members and built-up flexural members for AISI S100, North American Standard for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members; AISI S211, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Wall Stud Design; and AISI S212, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Header Design. Built-up members are common framing members such as boundary studs, trimmer joists, stud packs and headers. The limit states to be reviewed include overall buckling, local buckling, distortional buckling, and the applicable combinations of these limit states. Bracing considerations for achieving overall stability will also be covered.

Roger A. LaBoube, Ph.D., Curator’s Teaching Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Director of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, will conduct the webinar. Dr. LaBoube has an extensive background in the design and behavior of cold-formed steel structures. He is a member of the American Iron and Steel Institute’s Committee on Specifications and the Committee on Framing Standards. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Missouri.     

More information on the webinar and registration details are available at www.cfsei.org


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