Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Buildings per the 2018 NDS  - May 21-22, 2019 - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center  - Blacksburg, Va
Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Buildings per the 2018 NDS  - May 21-22, 2019 - The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center  - Blacksburg, Va



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OUTLINE & SCHEDULE

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
8:00-9:30am Lumber: Grading Methods and Stamps, Moisture Content, Sizes, Section Properties, and Allowable Stresses
9:30-9:40am Break
9:40-10:55am Floor Joist Design
10:55-11:55am Floor Girder Design
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:15pm Column Design
2:15-3:15pm Design for Combined Bending and Axial Compression
3:15-3:25pm Break
3:25-5:25pm Structural Testing Demonstration and Tour at the Brooks Forest Products Center
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
8:00-9:15am Nail Connection Design--Lateral Loading
9:15-9:25am Break
9:25-10:30am Nail Connection Design—Withdrawal Loading
10:30-12:00pm Multiple-Bolt Connection Design
12:00-1:00pm Lunch
1:00-2:20pm DCA6-2015 Residential Deck Design
2:20-2:30pm Break
2:30-3:50pm Fire: Design Tools for Code-Conforming Wood Construction
3:50-4:50pm Tall Wood Structures: Current Trends and Related Code Changes
4:50-5:00pm Course Evaluation and Presentation of CEU Certificates

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