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Mid-Rise Shear Walls and Diaphragms

August 11, 2016 – 8:00 am - 1:45 pm

 

Charlotte, NCCharlotte, NC

$40

Onsite check-in:  7:30 am
Program begins:  8:00 am
Program concludes: 1:45 pm

Mid-Rise Shear Walls and Diaphragms

Intended for structural engineers or architects who would like a deeper understanding of advanced shear wall and diaphragm principles, this presentation will provide an in-depth look at wood-frame shear wall designs commonly used for non-residential and multi-family low-rise and mid-rise buildings, including those with rectangular, offset and open-front plans. Topics will also include: a brief discussion on diaphragm irregularities and the detailing required to maintain continuous load paths across areas of discontinuity; a review of the new 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) requirements for wood frame shear walls; a new method of analysis for a shear wall with Force Transfer Around an Opening; and available methods to analyze tall shear walls in mid-rise structures and determine their effect on the horizontal distribution of shears through the diaphragm and shear walls. Click here to download the brochure.

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Click here to download a brochure.

Speaker:

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

Terry 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 has 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 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 Structural Engineers’ Association of Arizona and the International Code Council.

Maggiano’s at South Park Mall
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC  28211

Ph:704-916-2310

Free parking on site

Map & Directions

Click here to download the course handout.

Attendees will qualify for 4 AIA/CES LUs (HSW) or PDH credits.

Professional Development Certificates and AIA CES forms will be available on site.

Questions?

Contact Jaime Krohn at  or (312) 841-8272.

Details

Date:
11 August 2016
Time:
8:00 am - 1:45 pm
Cost:
$40
Event Category:

Venue

Maggiano’s at South Park Mall
Charlotte, NC United States

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.