Considerations for Steel Joist Bearing Seat Connections


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The joist bearing seat is the interface between the steel joist system and the structural frame or other supports.   This webinar will explore a host of topics related to joist bearing seats:  what is the appropriate seat depth is, how to properly anchor the seat, how to transfer lateral loads, and consideration for seats used for special conditions.  An overview of Steel Joist Institute connection design tools will also be provided.

This webinar is provided by the Steel Joist Institute. Participants can earn 1.5 PDHs.

Learning Objectives

  • Know when a nonstandard bearing seat depth is appropriate.
  • Discover how to properly anchor or transfer lateral loads at a steel joist bearing seat.
  • Review special bearing conditions like expansion joints and severe skews.
  • Learn about the SJI connection design tools.