Agenda

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Tuesday, June 15, 2021
8:30 am – 4:30 pm CDT

Presented By
Jeffrey R. Hershberger, E.I.

Working with Timber
Typical wood species and their comparable design characteristics
Harvesting and processing timber
Timber design problems and solutions: shrinking, twisting, warping and bowing

Structural Frame Design
Codes and standards for timber framing
Structural members and framework
Regional effected design concerns and code requirements
Gravity and lateral load resistance
Difference between bent, wall and truss framing
Common rafter vs truss design
Primary and secondary frame members

Roof Framing and Truss Design
Truss mechanics and anatomy
Real vs idealized truss configurations
Typical heavy timber truss designs and characteristics

Joinery Design
Mortise and tenon joints
Principal member joinery examples
Bay member joinery examples
Tension joinery
Pegged joints vs mechanically aided joinery
Straps, screws, and rods
Gusset and knife plates
Knee bracing

Putting it All Together
Foundations for timber-framed buildings
Raising procedures and concerns
Rigging and bracing
Enclosures and lateral resistance systems
Open timber frames and pavilions


Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
6.5 PDHs

Architects:
6.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:  (AIA credits only available for attending live webinar)
6.5 LU|HSW

International Code Council:
.65 CEUs (Building)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed 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 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).

Speakers

Jeffrey R. Hershberger E.I.

Jeffrey R. Hershberger, E.I., Slick Timberworks

 Mr. Hershberger began his construction and engineering career when he found a job as a timber frame carpenter after returning east broke and jobless from a winter chasing snow in Jackson Hole. This job of convenience led to over a decade of making sawdust, first as joiner than as itinerate timber framer and small business owner.  A career path that ignited a passion for woodworking and the pursuit of the historic craft. One initially fostered by climbing around the bank barn of his childhood home in Bucks County, PA.  A recession and a baby boy led to the decision to return to school to study civil engineering, broadening his understanding of structural analysis and material science.

Upon graduating he headed back to the building industry, first as a subcontracted drafter and engineering intern, then structural engineering project manager. After a handful of years of consulting engineering work for log and timber manufactures throughout North America the draw to return back to the shop floor became too much to ignore, and lead to the creation of Slick Timberworks in the summer of 2020.  An effort to create a bit more flexibility between structural engineering consulting and timber fabrication.  Mr. Hershberger relies heavily on his practical experience while working with clients to produce structurally efficient and elegant designs, while remaining focused on the initial priorities of the project. He has earned a B.S. in Geology from Bates College and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of North Dakota.

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: Timber Frame Design and Construction

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation examines the development of timber frame buildings and techniques, wood species and their characteristics, timber design problems and solutions, structural frame design, roof and truss design, joinery design, foundations, and raising procedures

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify codes and standards for timber framing and describe regional effected design concerns and code requirements.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to differentiate bent, wall and truss framing.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe the technique of mortice and tenon joinery and be able to differentiate types of joinery and their applications.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify wood species that are typically used in timber frame buildings and describe their characteristics.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to describe types of foundations and their design for timber framed structures.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design and construction

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  01/28/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@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.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $299.00

Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, ASLA, LACES or CLARB credit.

Streamable self-study formats are available approximately 1 week after the date of the live event.

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Completion of an online follow-up quiz is required for those seeking continuing education credit. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

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