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Design Defect: What to Watch Out For

Be aware of key structural design issues and design requirements.

Plans prepared by architects, builders and others who may not be well versed in all aspects of structural design are all-too frequently submitted for building permits and released by construction officials, who also are not qualified to identify structural design defects. This topic will demonstrate key structural design issues to be addressed for any low-scale building, with focus on wood-framed residential construction. Common defects with design of foundations, floor framing, wall framing and roof framing are identified, with design requirements then discussed to allow for adequate design. Design for lateral wind resistance, which is often a major design deficiency, is also addressed.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

Foundations

  • Soil Bearing Capacity
  • Foundation Walls - Lateral Earth Pressure

Framing

  • Floor Framing
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof Framing

Wind Resistance

  • Wind Uplift
  • Lateral Wind Force
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This course was last revised on April 30, 2018.

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  • AIA 1.25
     
  • Lorman Education Services is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J2016. This course is approved for 1.25 Learning Unit hour(s). Prerequisite: None, Program Level: Intermediate: Advanced Preparation: None All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES ([email protected] 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.
     

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Faculty

John F. Mann, P.E.

Structural Support LLC

  • Principal of Structural Support LLC
  • Practice emphasizes all aspects of structural engineering for low-rise buildings and structures
  • Conducts regular seminars and webinars on structural design for low-rise buildings
  • See web site structural101.com for numerous articles
  • Education: Princeton University 1977
  • Membership, NSPE, AISC
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 732-556-6080
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Product ID: 401784
Published 2018
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