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Tall Mass Timber eCourses
 
Standard eCourses
  • BCD110 – Building Codes and Standards Update

  • BCD200-A1 – Designing for Fire Protection

  • BCD230 – Construction Fire Safety Practices

  • BCD303-A – Residential Wood Deck Design

  • BCD306 – Prescriptive Residential Wood Deck Construction Guide (DCA6-2015 Version)

  • BCD420-A – Updating Code Conforming Wood Designs

  • BCD425 – Choosing Construction Type Just Got Easier: Design Tools to Simplify IBC Chapter 5

  • BCD500-A – Modern Building Codes: Keeping Pace with the Wood Revolution

  • BCD710-A – Special Inspection for Wood Construction

  • BCD800 – Calculation of Sound Transmission Parameters for Wood-Frame Assemblies

  • DES1000-A – Boardwalks and Bridges

  • DES1100-A – Opportunities For Wood in Low-Rise Commercial Buildings

  • DES1110-A – Designing Modern Wood Schools

  • DES130-A1 – Designing for Durability

  • DES131-A – Specifying Alternatives for Conventional Treatments

  • DES160 – Evaluation of Recommended Allowable Design Properties for Wood in Existing Structures

  • DES310 – Connection Solutions for Wood-Frame Structure

  • DES315-A1 – Connection Options for Wood-Framed and Heavy Timber Buildings

  • DES335 – Design of Bolted Connections

  • DES335-A – Design of Bolted Connections per the 2015 NDS

  • DES411-A1 – Designing for Earthquakes

  • DES413-3 – Calculating ASD Shear Wall Capacities per 2015 SDPWS Using the Equal Deflection Approach

  • DES413-4 – Seismic Example WFCM/SDPWS Comparison 2015

  • DES416-A – Use of Wood Structural Panels to Resist Combined Shear and Uplift from Wind

  • DES420-A1 – Designing for High Winds

  • DES516-A – Mid-Rise Wood Construction

  • DES517-A – Mid-Rise Light Wood Frame Construction Gains Momentum

  • DES610-A – Mass Timber in North America

  • DES800-A – Fire-Resistive Design of Exposed Timber Structures

  • GB200-A – Wood and Environmental Product Declarations

  • GB300 – Development of Wood Products LCA Data and Its Usage in Green Building Codes

  • GB320-A1 – Energy-Efficient Wood Buildings

  • GB400-A1 – Wood and Indoor Environment

  • GB500-A – Evaluating the Carbon Footprint of Wood Buildings

  • GB600-A – The Impact of Wood Use on North American Forests

  • GB700-A – Building Materials Matter

  • MAT240-A – Cross Laminated Timber

  • MAT241-A – Tall Wood Takes a Stand

  • MAT250 – How New Trends in Wood Construction Comply with the Building Code

  • MAT251-A – ABC's of Traditional and Engineered Wood Products

  • STD105-A – Designing with AWC's National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction (NDS 2012)

  • STD110-A – Designing with AWC's National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction (NDS 2015)

  • STD120 – 2018 NDS Changes

  • STD310 – Part 1 of 4: Wind Speed and Design Pressure Determination According to ASCE 7-10

  • STD311 – Part 2 of 4: Wind Load Distribution on Buildings - Load Paths

  • STD312 – Part 3 of 4: Connections

  • STD313 – Part 4 of 4: Foundation Design to Resist Flood Loads and WFCM Calculated Wind Loads

  • STD315 – 2012 WFCM Changes

  • STD316-A – 2012 WFCM Changes

  • STD330-A – 2015 WFCM Changes

  • STD333 – 2015 WFCM Significant Changes and Introduction to High Wind Guides

  • STD340-1 – Disaster Resistant Wood Frame Construction Example using 2015 WFCM - Part 1: Loads

  • STD340-2 – Disaster Resistant Wood Frame Construction Example using 2015 WFCM - Part 2: Roof Story Design

  • STD340-3 – Disaster Resistant Wood Frame Construction Example using 2015 WFCM - Part 3: Second Story Design

  • STD340-4 – Disaster Resistant Wood Frame Construction Example using 2015 WFCM - Part 4: First Story Design

  • STD350 – 2018 Wood Frame Construction Manual Changes

  • STD401-2 – AWC's 2008 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic ASD/LRFD – Part 2: Diaphragm Deflection Calculations

  • STD401-A – 2008 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic

  • STD415-A – 2015 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic

  • STD600-A – What the 2015 IBC Means for Wood Construction – Part IV: Permanent Wood Foundations

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