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Design of Wood Structures: A Basic Primer

by John Lawson, S.E.

February 27, 2020; 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Pacific Time

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ICC Preferred Provider Course Number: 12078

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Seminar Description

A minority of university engineering programs teaches structural wood design on a regular basis, yet wood is one of the most common building materials in the United States. This seminar will give the basics behind designing building structures with solid sawn lumber and engineered wood members, including their connections and building code provisions for resisting lateral forces.

The views and opinions expressed in this seminar are those of the speaker(s) and do not necessarily reflect those held by S. K. Ghosh Associates LLC.

Speaker Bio

John Lawson is an Associate Professor in Architectural Engineering at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where he teaches structural wood design. He is a licensed Structural Engineer in California and Arizona, and has over 25 years of consulting experience as a licensed Structural Engineer. He holds a Master of Science in Structural Engineering from Stanford University, and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Lawson has received national awards in his building designs and his teaching methods.

Registration Information

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* Registration on or before February 25, 2020

Please note a single registration allows you to have one connection. However, a number of people can view and listen to the seminar using one connection by using an LCD projector (or a large computer monitor) and good computer speakers or a speaker phone.

All attendees, irrespective of the number of registered connections, can earn 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 2.0 professional development hours (PDHs). CEU/PDH certificates are provided free of charge.

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  • A connection is defined as a single web connection plus a single telephone connection (if necessary). If you want to sign up for more than one connection for this seminar, you will have the opportunity to do so after placing the seminar in your cart.
  • A $15 fee will apply if the seminar registrant wishes to revise the web seminar registration (e.g. switch from one web seminar to another).
  • Refunds are limited to 80 percent of fee and must be applied for in writing WITHIN THIRTY DAYS after the scheduled seminar.
  • We are a registered provider for continuing education in the State of Florida (Provider # 4732), the State of New York (Provider # 99), the State of New Jersey (Provider # 24GP00014200), the State of Maryland, and for the Structural Engineers Certification Board (SECB) of the National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA).