May 20 – A Primer on Lateral Load Resisting Frames Using Steel Joists and Joist Girders


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Product Description

This webinar will highlight key points when using open web steel joists and Joist Girders in lateral load resisting systems for wind and seismic loads. The webinar addresses commonly used frames, diaphragms and bracing systems as well as commonly used details and effective ways to communicate the design requirements to the joist manufacturer. SJI Technical Digest 11 is the reference for this webinar.

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

Learning Objectives

  • Focus on the use of open web products in several different lateral load resisting systems.
  • Specify how to clarify loads.
  • Provide examples of commonly used connection details.
  • Share tips on how to reduce costs of different systems.

Who Should Attend This Webinar?

Structural engineers, fabricators, detailers and connection design firms that are responsible for steel joist and Joist Girder building designs and their connections. 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 who 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 addresses of the additional individuals 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 20, 2020

Webinar: 1:00–2:15 p.m. (EDT)

Q&A session: 2:15–2:30 p.m. (EDT)