Agenda

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Friday, September 30, 2022 
8:30 am – 4:20 pm CDT

 

Presented by:
Robert P. Schaffer, P.E.

Agenda 
Preliminary Concepts of Structural Steel Design
Design theory and design objectives
ASD vs. LRFD
Loads and load combinations

Flexural Members
Forces on members
Flexural member design

Compression Members
Forces on members
Compression member design

Tension Members
Forces on members and connections
Tension member design
Tensile effects and failures

Combined Forces and Combined Loads

Connection Design
Load transfer and connection design
Bolted connections
Bolt design, size, spacing, and failures
Welded connections
Weld design and weld failures

Structural Steel Applications and Case Studies
Commercial and industrial buildings
Residential buildings
Parking structures
Bridges

 

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

Architects:
7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Building)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to offer 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to licensed architects in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

Robert P. Schaffer P.E.

 Robert P. Schaffer, P.E. WZG Structural Engineers, Zieglerville, PA
Mr. Schaffer is the Associate Principal at WZG Structural Engineers and has 20 years of experience in structural analysis and design throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. He is a graduate of Penn State University Architectural Engineering program with an emphasis in Structural Engineering and has project experience in commercial, higher education, industrial, pharmaceutical, hospital/life care and multi-family residential markets. In 2012, he was selected by Consulting Specifying Engineer Magazine as a Top 40 Under 40 for his achievements in structural engineering.   

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Basics of Structural Steel Design

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines preliminary concepts of structural steel design, flexural members, compression members, tension members, combined forces and combined loads, connection design, and structural steel applications, including commercial and industrial buildings, residential buildings, parking structures and bridges.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able distinguish between allowable stress design (ASD) and load and resistance factor design (LRFD) in the design of steel buildings.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe forces on structural steel members, including tension forces and compression forces.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe strategies for designing connections between structural steel members, including bolted connections and welded connections.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify appropriate applications for structural steel design and construction, including commercial and industrial buildings, parking structures and bridges.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with structural design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 07/21/2025

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to fchapman@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Webinar Price: $319.00