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Design Defect: What to Watch Out For - Webinar

  • ID: 4515225
  • Webinar
  • 90 Minutes
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc.
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Be aware of key structural design issues and design requirements.

Plans prepared by architects, builders and others who may not be well versed in all aspects of structural design are all too frequently submitted for building permits and released by construction officials, who also are not qualified to identify structural design defects.

This topic will demonstrate key structural design issues to be addressed for any low scale building, with focus on wood framed residential construction. Common defects with design of foundations, floor framing, wall framing and roof framing are identified, with design requirements then discussed to allow for adequate design. Design for lateral wind resistance, which is often a major design deficiency, is also addressed.

Learning Objectives
  • You will be able to define main types of structural design defects for residential construction.
  • You will be able to identify key design issues to be addressed.
  • You will be able to recognize design flaws to be corrected.
  • You will be able to explain primary code conditions to be satisfied.
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  • Foundations
  • Soil Bearing Capacity
  • Foundation Walls - Lateral Earth Pressure
  • Framing
  • Floor Framing
  • Wall Framing
  • Roof Framing
  • Wind Resistance
  • Wind Uplift
  • Lateral Wind Force
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John F. Mann, P.E. - Structural Support LLC
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This webinar is designed for presidents, vice presidents, project managers, engineers, architects, insurance professionals, contractors, subcontractors, claims managers, developers, property owners and managers and other construction professionals.
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