This is part two of a two-part series to discuss and demonstrate the methods to modify existing open web steel joists for revised loading conditions. This webinar parallels the Steel Joist Institute publication, Technical Digest No. 12 “Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders”.
Learning Objectives of Webinar
- Gives several methods and practices to modify existing joists to increase the load carrying capacity.
- Provides details which are commonly used to increase the load carrying capacity of a joist component.
- Addresses the realistic limits of modifications, with alternatives when modifications are not possible.
- Shows examples where the joist lengths are altered.
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