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 Specification (S100-16). This presentation will discuss the scope and some of the changes to these design standards. Specific reference will be provided to clarify adoption of the standards in the 2018 International Building Code.
The presentation will highlight available design aids provided by AISI such as AISI D110-16, Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, which has been updated to reflect the design requirements of AISI S100-2012 and AISI S240-2015. Another excellent source for design examples is the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute Tech Notes which will also be addressed by the presentation. Also, an overview of the soon to be published AISI D113 Cold-Formed Shear Wall Design Guide will be provided.
Presenter: Roger LaBoube, Ph.D., P.E.
Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures
Roger LaBoube, Ph.D., P.E. is Curator’s Distinguished Teaching Professor Emeritus of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering and Director of the Wei-Wen Yu Center for Cold-Formed Steel Structures at the Missouri University of Science & Technology (formerly University of Missouri-Rolla). Dr. LaBoube holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Missouri-Rolla. Dr. LaBoube has an extensive background in the design and behavior of cold-formed steel structures. His research and design activities have touched on many facets of cold-formed steel construction including cold-formed steel beams, panels, trusses, headers, and wall studs as well as bolt, weld, and screw connections. He is active in several professional organizations and societies, including membership on the American Iron and Steel Institute’s Committee on Specifications for the Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Members and chairman of the AISI Committee on Framing Standards. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Missouri.