Cold-Formed Steel Frame Design for Small Commercial Buildings
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AISI Cold-Formed Design
Overview of cold-formed steel uses in commercial buildings
Cold-Formed steel design versus structural steel design
Cold-Formed steel design versus wood design
Materials and section properties
Bracing of compression members
Compression and bending
Small Commercial Framing Schemes with Cold-Formed Steel
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7.0 HSW CE Hours
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0.7 CEUs (Building)
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Structural Engineer, Summerville, SC
Mr. Brislin has been a professional engineer for 32 years and has designed many structures and performed many different types of analysis in that time. He has worked for a steel fabricator, an architectural/engineering firm and a seismic consultant and has been in private practice over 25 years. Mr. Brislin earned his BSCE degree from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina, and his MSCE degree from the University of South Carolina. He has completed all his course work for his PhD degree but has not completed his dissertation. His graduate study work has been in mathematical elasticity. Mr. Brislin has worked on a wide variety of projects from arenas such as Gund Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Edward Jones Arena in St. Louis, Missouri, to renovation and seismic retrofit of the South Carolina State House and the design of the Columbia South Carolina Museum of Art. He has done stress analysis on weapons systems for the Department of Defense and has consulted on cellular telephone concealment projects. Mr. Brislin’s company routinely performs modal analysis of structures to provide more accurate seismic loads and to reduce the cost of seismic requirements through more advanced analysis techniques. The company is knowledgeable concerning structural dynamics and can perform a full dynamic analysis for complicated structures, and ductility requirements in concrete and masonry as well as welded steel moment connection requirements on toughness of steel.
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Course Title: Cold-Formed Steel Frame Design for Small Commercial Buildings
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This seven-hour course examines cold-formed steel frame design for small commercial buildings, starting with an overview of the uses of cold-formed steel and how it compares to structural steel design and wood design. The course utilizes the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) design manual and dives deep into the designs of specific components. The course also identifies and discusses the stresses and modes of failure which can affect a cold-formed steel frame building.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to utilize and reference the American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) design manual as a resource when using cold-formed steel in their designs.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to analyze cold-formed steel designs versus structural steel and wood designs, determine when to incorporate cold-formed steel, and discuss its capabilities and limitations.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to understand the designs of numerous components, such as beams, columns, roofs, floors, walls (bearing, exterior and shear), joists, trusses and girders.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify the stresses and modes of failure which can affect cold-formed steel framing, such as compression, bending, web crippling, and buckling (compression, torsional, and local).
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with framing for small commercial buildings
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
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