Washington, D.C. — The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Back to Basics: Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, AISI D110-16” on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. This is the seventh webinar in CFSEI’s “Back to Basics” series and is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs. 

The webinar will:

  • Provide a review of the recently completed AISI D110-16, Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, 2016 Edition. This new edition reflects the design requirements of AISI S100-12, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2012 Edition and AISI S240-15, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2015 Edition.
  • Discuss a new design example for ledger framing.
  • Include information on other design examples available through the CFSEI Technical Notes series.

AISI D110-16 and AISI S100-12 are available for purchase at the AISI Steel Store, https://shop.steel.org/c/22/cold-formed-steel-design. AISI S240-15 is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org.

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 including cold-formed steel beams, panels, trusses, headers and wall studs, as well as bolt, weld and screw connections. He is a member of the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) 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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