This new AIA and PDH credit-hour course documents the cost and performance advantages of BIM when applied to steel joist design. Successful BIM steel joist design process management is demonstrated and independent research is shared regarding the need for greater adoption of BIM based steel joist and deck design. By taking this course, you will learn:
A September 2014 study released by McGraw Hill Construction and reported on by the Design-Build Institute (DBIA) revealed several owner concerns regarding building construction. According to the research, released in September, fewer owners are highly satisfied with the cost and schedule of their projects, and many owners pointed to areas for improvement, including the following:
In the wake of surging interest in steel decking design and application, an updated steel deck catalog (pdf) is now available from New Millennium, and in case you missed it, the Steel Deck Institute (SDI) released their 2014 Code of Standard practice for download not long ago…
Updated steel deck catalog
New Millennium's updated steel decking catalog can now be downloaded as a pdf. Sections are devoted to the major categories of steel decking: roof decks, form decks, and composite floor decks. These sections cover lengths, yield strengths, available finishes, and fire ratings. Various types within each category are summarized so that designers can easily determine the right type for a specific application.
SDI Code of Standard Practice
In case you missed it, the Steel Deck Institute (SDI) in July released the 2014 edition of the Code of Standard Practice for steel deck design. The new version provides the latest industry standard information as to the sale, manufacture and installation of steel deck.