Introduction to Wood: Design Best Practices (1 PDH)
Course Description: This presentation will provide an introductory review of allowable uses and best design practices associated with wood frame construction. Design and detailing best practices will be explained to highlight factors that play important roles in the construction process and ultimate building performance. Discussion will also include optimal framing layouts, spacings and spans, truss design considerations, connection detailing and load path continuity.
Learning Objective 1: Discuss design considerations specific to wood framing such as moisture control and shrinkage accommodation.
Learning Objective 2: Review design topics associated with wood trusses such as loading conditions and bracing requirements.
Learning Objective 3: Analyze the impact that holes and notches have on structural wood members such as floor joists and wall studs and determine best locations for minimizing their impact on structural design properties.
Learning Objective 4: Explore the variety of available wood building products and discuss how to efficiently utilize each.
We will be offering 1.0 PDH Credit for this Webinar.
Note: The Zoom Information will be provided in your Event Registration Confirmation E-mail.