- January 10 2018
- 12:00pm-1:00pm Central
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Mass timber structural framing systems have high strength-to-weight ratios, are dimensionally stable, and are quickly becoming systems of choice for sustainably-minded designers. This presentation will provide a detailed look at the structural design processes associated with a variety of mass timber products, including glulam, CLT, and NLT. Applications for the use of these products in gravity force-resisting systems under modern building codes will be discussed. Other technical topics will include use of mass timber panels as two-way spanning slabs, connection options and design considerations, and detailing and construction best practices.
Tanya Luthi, PE, Fast + Epp
Tanya Luthi is a licensed Professional Engineer and an Associate at the structural engineering firm, Fast + Epp. Although fluent with all structural materials, Fast + Epp is known for projects that incorporate a significant amount of timber. In 2000, Tanya graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Politics, but decided on a career change before beginning graduate studies at The University of Texas at Austin. She completed a Master of Science in Civil Engineering and graduated from the Structural Engineering program in 2005. Tanya has designed a wide range of structures in steel, concrete, and wood, including commercial, institutional, and residential buildings. She initially gained experience working with the New-York-based firm Leslie E. Robertson Associates. Tanya joined Fast + Epp’s Vancouver head office in 2011, and started the firm’s New York branch office in early 2016.
Education Credit: 1 AIA/CES HSW LU or PDH credit. FBPE-approved provider.
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