Saturday, March 28, 2020
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Engineering Essentials for Timber Design

February 5

Engineering Essentials for Timber Design

This 1-day workshop covers basic engineering topics while delving deeper within each design area. It is a multi-level program suitable for beginners as well as experienced timber designers and specifiers.

Topics covered in this “essential” workshop include:

  • Designing wood members for bending, tension, compression, and combined bending and axial tension
  • Background on published design values and adjustment factors
  • Design limitations and when a designer should venture outside current code provisions
  • Estimating and managing building shrinkage
  • Avoiding frequent mistakes/misunderstanding of certain design provisions in the Wood Design Manual tables
  • General design concepts for Timber Connections
  • An introduction to Seismic/Wind Loads design
  • Simple design with cross-laminated timber (CLT)

Radisson Hotel Winnipeg Downtown – Winnipeg

Registration: $250 + tax (includes breakfast & lunch)


February 5