AIA Lunch & Learn – Designing Floor Systems with Engineered Wood Joists

Upon completion of this course, you will have a better understanding of the following:

  1. Factors for consideration when designing floor systems
  2. Appropriate design strategies for code requirements and client satisfaction
  3. Types of engineered floor components and their capabilities and limitations
  4. Engineering, design and support available from manufacturers

DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS: BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENTS
Design Safety Factors:

  • Length of Span
  • Loading Conditions
  • Deflection Criteria
  • Joist Spacing
  • Fire Endurance
  • Seismic Performance
  • Local Regulations

Credit for this course is 1 AIA/CES HSW Learning Unit