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Structural Design Considerations: Construction Materials

Know which materials are appropriate for the type of design of your construction project.

When renovating an existing building, there may be times when the type of structural materials used may be questioned in the design and construction of a project. How do we determine which material is appropriate for the type of design of the project. This topic will help the professional involved to understand the various structural components used in the commercial construction, and determine the pros and cons of the various building components. We will discuss the pros and cons and delve into the cost considerations, fire and building codes and common problems discovered.

86 minutes
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Agenda

Types of Structural Construction Materials

  • Structural Steel
  • Reinforced Concrete/Masonry
  • Heavy Timber/Wood

Various Designs for Each Material Type

  • Low-Rises, Apartment Buildings, Shopping Centers, Warehouses, Schools
  • Mid-Rises, Office Buildings, Townhouses
  • High Rises, Hotels, Office Buildings, Apartment and Condo Buildings

Considerations for Each Structure Type

  • Comparisons Between the Three Main Structural Building Components
  • Cost Considerations and Fire and Building Codes
  • Common Problems Discovered With the Various Component Types
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This course was last revised on August 27, 2019.

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  • ICC 0.15
     
  • Lorman Education Services is an International Code Council Preferred Provider. This event is approved for 0.15 CEU's through ICC.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Lance Luke, CCC, CCI, CCPM, CSI

Lance Luke, CCC, CCI, CCPM, CSI

Construction Management Inspection LLC

  • National Building Expert, Principal Engineer of Construction Management Inspection LLC
  • Offers inspections, construction management, and construction consultation for residential and commercial projects
  • Experience for 40 years in the construction and engineering industry
  • National speaker of topics such as construction, engineering, building safety, real estate, construction litigation, expert witness, building codes and more
  • Two-time best-selling author on subjects of construction management and building safety
  • Numerous articles published in national construction, design and management publications
  • Featured guest on national media shows such as Times Square Today and Hollywood Live which were broadcast on national media outlets such as ABC, CNBC, CNN, NBC, Fox Affiliates, A&E and Bravo
  • Member of various national construction associations
  • Certifications include Certified Construction Inspector, Certified Construction Project Manager, Certified Construction Consultant and Certified Building Inspector
  • Master’s and doctorate degrees in building and construction management; B.S. degree in civil engineering
  • Can be contacted at 808-422-2132 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 406213
Published 2019
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