CFSEI to Host Webinar on Updated Edition of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide on August 11, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 6, 2016 —The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) will host a webinar on “Back to Basics: Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, AISI D110-16” on Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 3:00 PM EDT. This is the seventh webinar in CFSEI’s “Back to Basics” series and is designed for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors. Participants are eligible for 1.5 PDHs. 

The webinar will:

  • Provide a review of the recently completed AISI D110-16, Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, 2016 Edition. This new edition reflects the design requirements of AISI S100-12, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2012 Edition and AISI S240-15, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing, 2015 Edition
  • Discuss a new design example for ledger framing.
  • Include information on other design examples available through the CFSEI Technical Notes series. 
AISI D110-16 and AISI S100-12 are available for purchase at the AISI Steel Store, www.steel.org. AISI S240-15 is available for free download at www.aisistandards.org

Roger A. LaBoube, Ph.D., Curator’s Teaching Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering and Director of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science and Technology, will conduct the webinar. Dr. LaBoube has an extensive background in the design and behavior of cold-formed steel structures including cold-formed steel beams, panels, trusses, headers and wall studs, as well as bolt, weld and screw connections. He is a member of the American Iron and Steel Institute’s (AISI) Committee on Specifications and the Committee on Framing Standards. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Missouri. 

More information on the webinar and registration details are available at www.cfsei.org

The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute comprises hundreds of structural engineers and other design professionals who are finding a better way to produce safe and efficient designs for commercial and residential structures with cold-formed steel. CFSEI members work together to develop and evolve industry standards and design methods, produce and issue technical bulletins, and provide seminars and online training to improve the knowledge and skills base of engineers and design professionals. For more information, visit www.cfsei.org.

Contact:

Maribeth Rizzuto, LEED AP - BD+C
Managing Director
Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute
Tel: 412.458.5821

Debbie Bennett
Manager, Construction Communications
Steel Market Development Institute
Tel: 202.452.7179