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WEBINAR – Lateral Design Considerations for Mid-Rise Structures

June 7, 2017 – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

 

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10 am Pacific, 11 am Mountain, 12 pm Central, 1 pm Eastern

This presentation will focus on important engineering considerations related to the lateral design of multi-story wood buildings. Implementation of a well-considered design requires an understanding of diaphragm and shear wall flexibility and their effects on the horizontal distribution of forces through the structure. In mid-rise/multi-family buildings, corridor-only shear walls are becoming popular as a way to eliminate exterior shear walls. The design issues this creates will be addressed, as will the unique load distribution and flexibility considerations associated with tall shear walls.

Speaker:

Terry Malone, PE, SE, Senior Technical Director, WoodWorks

Terry Malone is a licensed structural engineer in Washington, Oregon and Arizona. Prior to joining WoodWorks, he was a principal in consulting structural engineering firms in Washington and Oregon, conducted third-party structural plan reviews and served as a faculty member at St. Martin’s College in Lacey, Washington. Terry has over 35 years of wood design experience and has taken an active role as a presenter providing seminars at state and local International Code Council (ICC) chapters and professional engineering organizations. Terry is author of The Analysis of Irregular Shaped Structures: Diaphragms and Shear Walls, published by McGraw-Hill and ICC. He is a member of the ICC and Structural Engineers Association of Arizona.

Click here to download the June 7th presentation – Lateral Design Considerations for Mid-Rise Structures.

Education Credit: 1 AIA/CES LU (HSW) or PDH credit. FBPE-approved provider.

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Date:
7 June 2017
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
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WoodWorks offers a wide range of in-person and online training opportunities, from Wood Design Symposiums that include concurrent seminars and a trade show, to half-day workshops, lunchtime seminars and webinars.