STD312 – Part 3 of 4: Connections

PDF YouTube Q&A  SelfStudy

This webinar builds on the two previous Load and Load Path webinars and describes how connectors are used to create load paths in the structure and how the 2012 Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) and calculated loads are used to determine connector type and size. Reference to connector products available in the marketplace will be made without identifying particular manufacturers.

Level: Intermediate
Primary Audience: Engineers, Code Officials

Learning Objectives:

  1. Be able to describe various methods for making connections
  2. Understand how connections are expected to perform
  3. Understand various locations in a load path that require sound connections
  4. Understand what type of connections provide continuity to the foundation

Equivalencies: 1.0 Hours of Instruction = 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 1 Professional Development Hours (PDH) = 1 Learning Units (LU)


Download a Full-Color PDF

Download a Black & White PDF

Watch a Video

View Webinar FAQs

Take an eCourse

Schedule a Live Presentation