SJI_Webinar_Part 2- Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders_102120

October 21 – Part 2: Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders


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Product Description

This is part two of a two-part series to discuss and demonstrate the methods to modify existing open web steel joists and Joist Girders for revised loading conditions. This webinar parallels the Steel Joist Institute publication, Technical Digest No. 12 “Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders.”

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

Learning Objectives

  • Give several methods and practices to modify existing joists to increase the load-carrying capacity
  • Provide details that are commonly used to increase the load-carrying capacity of a joist component
  • Address the realistic limits of modifications with alternatives when modifications are not possible
  • Show examples where the joist lengths are altered

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, October 21, 2020

Webinar: 1:00–2:15 p.m. (EDT)

Q&A session: 2:15–2:30 p.m. (EDT)