ROCKWALL, TEXAS — CMC Steel Products, in cooperation with the American Institute of Steel Construction and Bentley Systems Inc., presents its 2011 Structural Engineering Seminar Series, "Working SMARTER in Today’s Marketplace," in 16 cities nationwide. This half-day seminar consists of industry experts presenting the following topics:

  • A rapid fire look at what the new challenges and opportunities will be for structural engineers as the construction economy recovers. Topics will include economic conditions, material costs and availability, changing expectations in the marketplace, 3D modeling, sustainability, collaboration, specifications, codes, standards, delivery systems, modularization, off-site fabrication, innovative systems and robotics … and where structural steel fits into this changing environment.
  • SMARTBEAM System — a review of the castellated and cellular beam product that has revolutionized the structural steel industry. Topics will include the design of the SMARTBEAM, introduction of the new design software, case studies, and applications in floor and roof construction.
  • Bentley will present the aspects of the latest RAM Structural System version 14.03.02 showcasing steel building design in a completely integrated environment including foundations, connections, CAD drawings, and BIM based on current codes and standards.

Each attendee will receive informative AISC handouts and new CMC SMARTBEAM structural design software. The program is accredited and a certificate for 4.0 professional development hours is provided for each engineer who attends. Breakfast is provided. There is no cost for the seminar, but registration is required. To register, visit www.cmcsteelproducts.com. Seating is limited and attendance is on a first come first served basis.

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