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Presenter: Vincent F. Fratinardo, P.E., S.E., RRC

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Springfield, IL

Crowne Plaza Springfield
3000 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62703
Phone: 217-529-7777

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:00 - 1:00 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:00 - 5:00 pm


Engineered Lumber Products and Design Guidance

   Examining types of engineered lumber products
   Structural and non-structural
   National design specification for wood construction
   ASCE standard for load and resistance factor design for 
      engineered wood construction
   Building codes 
   Design criteria


Design Values for Structural Engineered Lumber

   Reference design values and adjustments
   Bending members 
   Compression members
   Solid columns 
   Tension members
   Combined loads
   Bearing capacity
   Flitch beams


Structural Glued Laminated Timber

   Types of members 
   Applications and design values
   Adjustments and special considerations


Timber Poles and Piles

   Types of members
   Applications and design values
   Adjustments and special considerations


Pre-fabricated Wood I-Joists

   Types of members
   Applications and design values
   Adjustments and special considerations


Structural Composite Lumber and Wood Structural Panels

   Types of products
   Applications and design values
   Adjustments and special considerations


Connectors and Fasteners

   Mechanical connections 
   Dowel fasteners
   Split ring and shear plate connectors
   Timber rivets


Structural Design

   Software 
   Roof framing
   Floor framing 
   Beams and joists

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Professional Engineers &Structural Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

Architects
     7.0 HSW Contact Hours
     7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and structural engineers and 7.0 HSW contact/CE hours to architects in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Illinois.

The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.

This seminar also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing board for continuing education approval.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Vincent F. Fratinardo, P.E., S.E., RRC

Glen Ellyn, IL

Mr. Fratinardo is a civil/structural engineer and roof consultant. His over 20 years of experience includes civil and structural engineering analysis, design, construction administration, field investigation, and project management, and 13 years of experience specific to forensic engineering and the investigation and analysis of building damage and failures. Mr. Fratinardo has designed numerous new buildings, building additions, building renovations, and mechanical platforms and supports. He has designed and analyzed roof, wall and floor framing systems utilizing steel, concrete, masonry, and wood construction. Mr. Fratinardo has vast expertise in commercial, industrial, agricultural, municipal, educational and residential building damage investigations, including on-site investigations after 25 different tornado events, and Hurricanes Irene, Sandy, Matthew, Harvey, Irma, Maria and Florence. He has legal experience in depositions, arbitration hearings and trials. He has prepared and performed numerous continuing education presentations, including on an array of topics in forensic engineering, structural engineering and building codes for HalfMoon Education Inc., in multiple states since 2014. Mr. Fratinardo graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of science degree in Civil Engineering, and he also holds a master of engineering degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University. He is a registered professional engineer in multiple states and a licensed structural engineer in Illinois.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.