October 25 & November 1, 2017 / 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Structural engineers analyze, design, plan, and research structural components and structural systems to achieve design goals and ensure the safety and comfort of users or occupants. Understand what is important to structural engineers and better communicate jobsite concerns.
Approved for 1 LU-HSW credit
“I understand the basics of structural engineering and how important stability is in construction. Because I understand the basics, I will be able to focus on if they’re being considered fully in a project’s design.” – Eric Robertson, Benchmark Construction Co., Inc.
“I work in the front office of a structural engineering firm and this really helped me understand what we are offering.” – Kristen Thomas, Providence Engineering Corp.
Codes pertaining to structural design and construction
Structural member types, forces and structural stability
Session 2: Soils & Concrete Construction (Part 1)
Geotechnical reports and the information pertinent to structural engineering
Materials used in concrete construction
Session 3: Concrete Construction (Part 2) & Masonry Construction
Reinforced concrete construction
Precast concrete and masonry construction
Session 4: Steel Construction
Hot-rolled steel construction
Steel joists and joist girders
Session 5: Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings & Cold-Rolled Steel
PEMB and conventional steel framing
Cold-rolled steel framing and associated design concerns
Session 6: Wood Construction & Fasteners
Structural fasteners for various construction types
Session 6: Optional: Training Facility Building Tour – relates class discussion to a see and understand tour
Daniel J. Fichtner, P.E., Executive Vice President, founded Providence Engineering Corporation in 1992 to provide structural engineering services to contractors, owners, architects and fabricators. Dan has experience in both design and construction and has held positions of responsible charge at other firms before founding Providence Engineering Corporation. He brings his experience in overseeing design staff and coordinating project needs with the appropriate personnel to achieve a practical, economical solution.
Price includes: continental breakfast, course materials, certificate of completion.
Preferred registration date: October 18, 2017
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