DES335 – Design of Bolted Connections
Credit: 1 AIA LU/HSW, 0.1 ICC CEU

This course will feature a bolt design example utilizing AWC's 2015 National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction. Topics will include connection design philosophy and behavior, an overview of 2015 NDS provisions related to bolt design including Appendix E for local stresses in fastener groups, and a detailed design example.

Learning Outcomes: 

  1. Understand application of the six yield limit equations for dowel-type connection design
  2. Know when to utilize applicable adjustment factors for common bolted connections
  3. Apply spacing, end, and edge distance requirements for wood-to-wood bolted connections
  4. Be able to determine local stresses in fastener groups

YOU MUST WATCH THE VIDEO AND PASS THE QUIZ IN ORDER TO EARN CREDIT FOR THIS COURSE.

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