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Lateral Design Per New CFS Standards AISI S240 and S400

by Jeff Ellis, P.E., S.E., SECB

November 8, 2018; 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM Pacific Time

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ICC Preferred Provider Course Number: 9806

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Seminar Description

Cold-formed steel (CFS) construction continues to increase in usage and there are more research findings, references, and resources available today to assist the designer in the design of CFS structures including CFS-NEES, design guides, code provisions, specifications, standards and, of course, computer software. This presentation will cover the lateral design provisions from the new AISI S240 and S400 CFS framing standards. These new standards will be adopted by the 2018 IBC and represent the latest consensus thinking for effective and efficient CFS lateral design.

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

Jeff Ellis, P.E., S.E., SECB, is the Director of Codes & Compliance for Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc. He has more than 27 years of construction industry experience and manages the company codes and compliance efforts. Additionally, he is involved in research and development and provides technical support for connectors, fastening systems, and lateral force resisting systems. He was a practicing design engineer for commercial, residential and forensic projects for more than 9 years prior to joining Simpson Strong-Tie in 2000. He currently serves as a Manager on the International Code Council Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) Board of Managers and he has served as President for the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC), as SEAOC Secretary, a California Building Officials (CALBO) Structural Safety Committee member, Chairman of the AISI Committee on Framing Standards (COFS) Lateral Design Subcommittee for several years, and as President of the Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute (CFSEI).

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