Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Curtain Wall Design

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits Curtain walls with various types of cladding are commonly used for many modern structures and are often framed with cold-formed steel. Curtain walls are typically attached to the main building frame and therefore must be designed to accommodate deflections of the structural frame and also designed to […]

Webinar on The New AISI Shear Wall Design Guide – AISI-D113-19

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits The webinar will provide an overview of shear wall design principles as presented in AISI D113-19 including: Load Path; Wind and Seismic Considerations; Type I and II Shear Wall concepts; Shear Wall Deflection. Design examples will also be presented. Presenter: Robert L. Madsen, P.E., Devco Engineering, Inc. […]

Webinar on Design Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light Frame Diaphragms

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits This webinar will cover the basic design of cold-formed steel light frame diaphragms as envisioned in the provisions articulated in AISI S100-16, North American Specification for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members, 2016 Edition; AISI S230-19, North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing―Prescriptive Method for One- […]

Webinar on Mid-Rise Construction Using Light Weight Steel Framing

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits The webinar will cover light gauge steel wall framing and C-joists, composite deck and concrete, precast concrete, steel beams and deck and light gauge steel trusses. It will review wall and floor, fire and sound assemblies, panelization of walls, structural floor systems, lateral stability, roof design, shear […]

2020 CFSEI Virtual Expo – BOOM! Acoustics for Cold-Formed Steel Wall and Floor Systems

Part of Live Sessions – Aired on September 3, 2020 Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits As structural engineers, we are very good at designing buildings for loads and resistance, but typically have not had any formal training in things like fire ratings, acoustical ratings, air/vapor/moisture barriers, and how all of these attributes […]

2020 CFSEI Virtual Expo – Overview of New Technical Notes

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits The Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI) provides must-have technical and professional resources for designers of cold-formed steel structures. A valued resource is CFSEI’s Technical Notes series, which includes more than 40 documents. This webinar will provide a summary of the newly implemented CFSEI Beginner Tech Notes series, […]

2020 CFSEI Virtual Expo – In-Plane and Drift Design of Cold-Formed Steel Curtain Wall Systems and Other Non-Structural Components

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits Accommodating lateral building drift for wind and earthquake forces for nonstructural components, like exterior or interior cladding, can be difficult. For exterior envelopes, careful planning is required to ensure compatibility with the primary structure and adjacent framing conditions as well with architectural joint locations. This presentation will […]

2020 CFSEI Virtual Expo – Basic Cold-Formed Steel Framing Diaphragm Design Examples

Part of Live Sessions – Aired on September 24, 2020 Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits Diaphragms are a key part of the lateral force-resisting system (LFRS) of most cold-formed steel framed structures. Through design examples, this webinar will provide guidance for two types of diaphragm design: 1) Rigid diaphragm design for a […]

2020 CFSEI Virtual Expo – Panelized Construction using Cold-Formed Steel Pre-Fabricated Walls

Continuing Education Credits Available 1.5 PDH Credits Prefabrication of cold-formed steel (CFS) panels has gained significant ground in the construction market. This is due to several reasons, including speed of construction, better quality control, precoordination with other trades, and the opportunity to prefinish exterior walls. This webinar will provide insights into CFS panelized construction for […]

Webinar on Research Report Session 2

This Research Report Session was organized by AISI Committee on Specifications and Committee on Framing Standards and covers the following presentations: – CFS Clip Angles with Multiple Lines of Screws (UNT) by Dr. Cheng Yu – Steel Stud Assemblies Bearing on Conc. Slabs – Phase 2 (UM-A) by Dr. Kara Peterman – CFS Design using […]

Webinar on Research Report Session 1

This Research Report Session was organized by AISI Committee on Specifications and Committee on Framing Standards and covers the following presentations: – Steel Diaphragms Innovation Initiative (JHU-CFSRC) by Dr. Ben Schafer – CFS-NHERI Update (JHU-UCSD-CFSRC) by Dr. Ben Schafer – Testing of Cold-Formed Steel Diaphragms (UM-A) by Dr. Kara Peterman – Overstrength in CFS Framing […]

Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Attachment to Concrete in Seismic Zones

For decades, Power- Actuated Fasteners (PAFs) have been used in the construction industry as a safe, reliable, and productive method to fasten various building components-such as cold-formed steel (CFS) framing-to steel and concrete. Code provisions for the use of PAFs in seismic areas for attachments of cold-formed metal framing to concrete have been subject to […]

Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Connection Design 101

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits This webinar will review the fundamentals of cold-formed steel connection behavior and design. The primary focus will be on screw and weld connections; however, a limited discussion of bolt and power-actuated fastener (PAF) connections will also be provided. An overview of the design provisions in AISI S100, […]

Webinar on Back-to-Basics: Structural vs Nonstructural Members

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits The North American Standard for Cold-Formed Steel Framing – Nonstructural Members, AISI S220, has been adopted into IBC 2015. AISI S220 was created to help delineate and eliminate the confusion between the engineering principles and requirements for cold-formed steel structural members and nonstructural members. The webinar will […]

Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Impact of the 2018 IBC

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits The American Iron and Steel Institute’s Committee on Framing Standards has developed 2015 editions of the suite of cold-formed steel framing design standards (S220-15, S240-15, S400-15) and the Committee on Specifications has developed S310-15 for diaphragm design, as well as a 2016 edition of the North American […]

Webinar on Coordinating Cold-Formed Steel Framing with Metal Buildings

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits This webinar will address the following topics: – Provide a brief introduction to metal buildings and their growing use in more diverse markets, – Identify design and detailing issues when using cold-formed steel framing in metal buildings, – Use actual project examples to demonstrate detailing and design […]

Webinar on Fire and Cold-Formed Steel Design

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits Fire Resistance of Wall, Floor & Ceiling Systems The presentation will begin with a review of the standards used to test both wall and floor/ceiling assemblies. Special attention will be given to factors that affect the design of systems with cold-formed steel, and some comparisons will be […]

Webinar on Cold-Formed Steel Classroom: Design Topics Not in a Design Standard

Continuing Education Credits Available – 1.5 PDH Credits Last year alone the CFSEI Hotline responded to over 4,800 inquires. These inquires cover the gamut of cold-formed steel applications. Because these questions often are beyond the scope of a design standard engineering judgement is needed. Roger will review a few of the Hotline topics with a […]