September 27 – Part 1: Evaluation and Modification of Open Web Steel Joists and Joist Girders


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This is part one of a two-part series. Part one will discuss and demonstrate the methods to first evaluate existing open web steel joists and Joist Girders for revised loading conditions. This webinar parallels the Steel Joist Institute publication Technical Digest 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

  • Identify the key characteristics of in-place joists
  • Learn how to determine who the original manufacturer was and whether they can provide any additional documentation
  • Learn how to verify the original design loads and evaluate the joist for the new loads
  • Discuss procedures, as part of the evaluation, to identify the joist components and connections that are inadequate


Date: September 27, 2023
Time: 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET

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