Engineered Wood ProductsContinuing Education

Multi-Family Construction Using Engineered Wood Products

You will learn about the most common types and configurations of multifamily buildings. In addition, you will be presented with common manufacturer details associated with multi-family work and how to size product. Two methods will be reviewed, specific manufacture literature as well as software that is available by all manufacturers.

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, you will understand:

• Summarize the differences between engineered and prescriptive tall wall design.

• Demonstrate an understanding of wind load design and industry terminology.

• Identify the components and cladding deflection criteria for tall walls.

• Explain tall wall design properties and how to analyze them using design software.

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