November 16: Lateral Load Resisting Frames Using Steel Joists and Joist Girders


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Using SJI Technical Digest 11 as a reference, this webinar will highlight key points for the use of 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 and presents common connection details along with effective ways to communicate the design requirements to the joist manufacturer.

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

Learning Objectives

  • Focus on the use of open web steel joist and Joist Girders in different lateral load resisting systems.
  • Describe how to effectively specify loads for joist and Joist Girders in lateral load resisting systems.
  • Provide example of commonly used connection details.
  • Share tips on how to reduce manufacturing and construction costs for different systems.


Date: November 16, 2022
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m. EDT

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.

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.

NOTE: Since many companies are working remote please let us know if you need individual links for remote attendance for your site registration.

Forms of Payment

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

Additional information

Registration type

Individual, Site