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AWC - Design of Bolted Connections (DES335)

  • 11 Feb 2016
  • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
  • Webinar

Design of Bolted Connections (DES335): This course will feature a bolt design example utilizing AWC's 2015 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction. Topics will include connection design philosophy and behavior, an overview of 2015 NDS provisions related to bolt design including Appendix E for local stresses in fastener groups, and a detailed design example.

 Export to Your Calendar 2/11/2016
When: Thursday, 2/11/2016
From 1:55pm until 3pm EST. Education credits awarded.
Where: Complimentary Webinar
Presenter: Buddy Showalter, PE – Vice President of Technology Transfer, AWC
Contact: Marcie Weeber
education@awc.org
202-463-2704

Design of Bolted Connections – (DES335)

This course will feature a bolt design example utilizing AWC's 2015 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction. Topics will include connection design philosophy and behavior, an overview of 2015 NDS provisions related to bolt design including Appendix E for local stresses in fastener groups, and a detailed design example.

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  1. Understand application of the six yield limit equations for dowel-type connection design
  2. Know when to utilize applicable adjustment factors for common bolted connections
  3. Apply spacing, end, and edge distance requirements for wood-to-wood bolted connections
  4. Be able to determine local stresses in fastener groups

Education credits will be awarded.

Go to American Wood Council for more information 

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