Want to earn professional development hours? Take the Properly Specifying Steel Joists quiz after you have watched the free Webinar on Demand video. The online quiz consists of 10 multiple-choice questions. After purchasing the quiz you will be given up to two attempts to complete. Pass the quiz with 80% or above and you can earn 1.5 PDH credits.
Open web steel joists are an efficient, economical method of framing building floors and roofs, but there are some basics that should be covered in the structural design and specifying process. This presentation will highlight the current codes and specifications that apply to steel joist construction and provide insight into the best way to plan your next project. Practical guidance will be provided to both avoid unnecessary RFI’s and to maximize system economy.
The learning objectives include:
- Proper use of reference standards
- Avoiding common pit-falls and unnecessary RFI’s
- Tips for economy with the specified steel joist system
- Awareness of design tools available from the Steel Joist Institute