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Description

This course is designed for individuals who never had the opportunity to learn wood design basics in a university-level course, but are involved in the design, construction, and inspection of wood buildings. The primary focus and objective of this course is a mastery of wood design basics and understanding of the many factors routinely used and required by the 2018 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction.
For additional Information please visit our website at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/sdwnds/index.html

 

Learner Outcomes

This course will focus on practical code-conforming design of wood structures based on provisions of the 2018 NDS and NDS Supplement.

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Section Title
Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Buildings per the 2018 NDS
Type
Discussion
Days
T, W
Time
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Dates
May 21, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
15.0
Location
  • Virginia Tech - Blacksburg (Main Campus)
Delivery Options
Fee(s)
Standard Registration non-credit $695.00
Section Notes

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

 

LOCATION & LODGING:

 

The Inn at Virginia Tech & Skelton Conference Center

901 Prices Fork Road

Blacksburg, VA

(540) 231-8000

Online reservations: https://reservations.travelclick.com/75607?groupID=2381057

 

A block of lodging rooms is being held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center until Monday April 22, 2019. To reserve a room, call the reservation line toll-free at 1-877-200-3360, call the hotel directly at 540-231-8000, or make an online reservation and mention that you are with the Introduction to Structural Design of Wood Building group. A special group rate of $139 plus tax has been arranged. Please make your reservations early. After April 22, 2019, the room block will be dropped and the group rate is no longer guaranteed.

 

SCHEDULE:


May 21, 2019

  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM: Onsite check-in, pick-up materials
  • 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM: Course begins, lunch is included

May 22, 2019

  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM: Course instruction, lunch is included

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

For more specific information on course content, please visit our website at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/sdwnds/index.html or contact Frank Woeste at (540) 951-0469 or fwoeste@vt.edu.

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