May 15 – Nothing Flat About Steel Joists and Metal Decks on a Pitched Roof


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Product Description

Steel joists and steel deck are used to construct economical pitched roofs. This session will provide designers with details and design guidance to help with this situation. Included will be guidance on designing and detailing pitched diaphragms, and economical hip roof framing details.

This in-depth webinar is sponsored by the Steel Joist Institute (SJI) and participation will earn you 1.5 PDHs.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the factors which impact sloped seats on steel joists
  • Identify the unique considerations for designing and specifying special profile steel joists
  • Summarize the general concerns with steel deck on sloping roofs, and how to properly specify its support
  • Explain the interaction of uplift and shear in steel roof deck diaphragms, and how diaphragms are affected by hip roofs

Who Should Attend This Webinar?

Structural engineers, fabricators, detailers and connection design firms who are responsible for steel joist and Joist Girder building designs and their connections. Individuals who are responsible for the design of Joist Girder moment frames that are subjected to gravity and lateral loading as well as those responsible for auditing, reviewing or approving such designs will benefit from this course. Those with very little design experience as well as those with many years of experience will find the course beneficial.

Professional Development Hours

Each participant will earn 1.5 PDHs and receive a certificate of completion from SJI.

NOTE: If you are licensed in North Carolina, please submit your license number to SJI at as this is required to issue your PDH certificate. If you are registering for a site registration, we will need the license number for any attendee that is licensed in North Carolina.

Registration Fees

Registration is $75 per person for individual and $300 for site registration.

Note: Individual registration provides unique links for login for each individual you register. You will need to email the names and email address(es) of the additional individuals that you purchase an individual registration for so they can receive their unique link.

Site registration provides one link for login, allowing multiple people to view the webinar in one room.

Forms of Payment

Payments may be made online using a credit card. You may also pay by check, payable to SJI Webinars.

Webinar Day Schedule

Date: Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Webinar: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. (EDT)

Q&A session: 2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. (EDT)