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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 - 4:30 pm


Engineered Lumber Products and Design Guidance

   Types of engineered lumber products 
   Structural and non-structural
   National Design Specification for Wood Construction
   Building codes 
   Design criteria


Design for Structural Engineered Lumber

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


Structural Glued Laminated Timber

   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 considerationsPro-rating


Structural Composite Lumber and Wood Structural Panels

   Types of products (beams and columns)
   Applications and design values
   Adjustments and special considerations


Connectors and Fasteners

   Nails
   Screws, lag screws and wood screws
   Bolts
   Prefabricated connections
   Details


Structural Design

   Software 
   Roof framing
   Floor framing 
   Beams and joists

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     6.5 HSW CEHs
     6.5 AIA LU|HSW

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs*

Contractors
     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

 * Continuing education not mandatory in RI


 Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and 6.5 PDHs for professional engineers in all states with continuing education requirements, which does not include Rhode Island engineers. Educators and courses for architects are not subject to preapproval in Rhode Island.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA information under this course listing.

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 engineers and architects.

This course offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity for mandatory continuing education credit.

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:

Patrick Conlon, P.E.

Founder and Managing Principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC

Patrick Conlon is a licensed professional engineer with 20 years of high-profile structural engineering experience. He has lent his expertise and creativity to large, challenging new high-profile construction projects including the iconic Yankee Stadium, the 75-story tall One57 in Manhattan, the new 22,000 sf steel-framed column-free Blessed Kateri Church in Lagrangeville, NY as well as numerous other projects of various scales. The owners, architects, contractors, and property managers with whom he collaborates seek him out as a project partner because of his work ethic and focused client service.

As founder and managing principal of Conlon Engineering, LLC, Brookfield, CT, Mr. Conlon has created a culture that is highly client-focused and disciplined, making it easy for our colleagues to recommend him. He takes great pride in their ability to address structural challenges for diverse clients in the areas of new construction, renovation and structural rehabilitation of existing structures in a variety of categories including commercial, residential, industrial, office, school, religious, historic and recreational buildings; adaptive reuse projects; LEED accredited projects; peer reviews of other engineers’ work; and feasibility studies.

Mr. Conlon is a registered professional engineer in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He has BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from Manhattan College and is a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers, the Structural Engineers Coalition (CT), the International Code Council and the American Institute of Steel Contstruction.

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.

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Engineered Lumber Design and Construction. 

Delivery Method: Live

Course Description: This is a 6.5 hour live lecture presentation with the instructors and students together in the same room. It will be conducted in a handicap-accessible conference room with ample seating space and writing surface for all attendees. Bound written materials, authored by the faculty, will be distributed to all participants at the program. Attendance will be monitored and reported to AIA/CES. This course will cover the types, applications, and special considerations for a variety of engineered lumber.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference structural engineered lumber design values and adjustments for bending members, compression members, columns, tension members, combined loads, bearing capacity, and flitch beams.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to select the appropriate connectors and fasteners for the engineered lumber products covered in this program, including nails, lag screws, wood screws, bolts, and prefabricated connections.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to identify various types of engineered lumber products, determine their structural and non-structural properties, and be able to reference applicable national design specifications and building codes.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to determine the applications and design values for structural glued-laminated timber, pre-fabricated wood I-joists, and structural composite lumber and wood structural panels.

LUs: 6.5                                                                                          LU Type:  LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Familiarity with engineered lumber design and construction.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 03/26/2021

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.