TECHNICAL NOTES

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Beginner Tech Notes
Number Description Date
B010-21 Introduction to AISI S202, Code of Standard Practice for Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing April-2021
B009-20 Structural Versus Nonstructural Cold-Formed Steel Framing Oct-2020
B008-20 Basic C-Shaped Wall Stud Behavior Oct-2020
B007-20 General Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Connections Oct-2020
B006-20 Introduction to Evaluation Services and Explanation of Evaluation Reports Oct-2020
B005-20 Introduction to Cold-Formed Steel Design Aids Oct-2020
B004-20 Introduction to Cold-Formed Steel Standards Oct-2020
B003-20 Introduction to Building Codes Oct-2020
B002-20 How Cold-Formed Steel is Used in Building Construction Oct-2020
B001-20 How Cold-Formed Steel Framing is Produced Oct-2020

 

D000 Durability & Corrosion Protection
Number
Description
Date
D100-13
Corrosion Protection of Fasteners
Aug-2013
D001-13
Durability of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Members
Jan-2013
D200-12
Corrosion Protection for Cold-Formed Steel Framing in Coastal Areas
Aug-2012
F000 Fasteners and Connection Hardware
Number
Description
Date
F602-20
Screw Connections with Other Materials or Gaps Between the Plies (Tech Note F602-20)
Feb-2020
F502-18
Attachment of CFS Framing to Precast, Post-Tensioned, and Hollow-Core Concrete (Tech Note F502-18)
Feb-2018
F103-17
Design of By-Pass Slip Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Construction (replaces CFSEI Technical Note W103-11)
Feb-2017
F101-12
Screws for Cold-Formed Steel-To-Wood and Wood-To-Cold-Formed Steel Attachments
Sept-2012
F701-12
Evaluation of Screw Strength
Aug-2012
F501-11
Cold-Formed Steel Truss To Bearing Connections
Dec-2011
F102-21
Updated - Screw Fastener Selection For Cold-Formed Steel Frame Construction (Replaces Technical Note F102-11)
March-2021
F140-16
Welding Cold-Formed Steel
Oct-2016
F300-09
Pneumatically Driven Pins For Wood Based Panel Attachment
July-2009
F100-09
Design of Clip Angle Bearing Stiffeners
March-2009
562
Powder Actuated Fasteners in Cold-Formed Steel Construction
Oct-2001
C000 Component Assemblies (Trusses and Wall Panels)
Number
Description
Date
551e
Design Guide: Permanent Bracing of Cold-Formed Steel Trusses
April-2016
G000 General Topics
Number
Description
Date
G200-21
Updated - Chase the Loads: Load Path Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light-Frame Construction (Replaces Technical Note G200-15)
March-2021
G900-15
Design Methodology for Hole Reinforcement of Cold-Formed Steel Bending Members
Jan-2015
G104-14
Welded Box-Beam Flexure Design
July-2014
G802-13
AISI S100 Section A2.2 Other Steels
July-2013
G801-13
ASTM A1003 - No Cause for Rejection
July-2013
G800-12
ASTM Standards for Cold-Formed Steel
Aug-2012
G500-11
Guidelines for Inspecting Cold-Formed Steel Structural Framing in Low Rise Buildings
Oct-2011
G103-11a
Tabulated Local And Distortional Elastic Buckling Solutions For Standard Shapes (G103-11a)
June-2011
G102-09
Designing Cold-Formed Steel using the Direct Strength Method (Formerly G100-09)
Aug-2009
G101-08
Design Aids and Examples for Distortional Buckling (Formerly G100-9)
Sept-2008
G000-08
Cold-Formed Steel Design Software
Feb-2008
G100-07
Using Chapter F of the North American Specification for the Design of CFS Structural Members
Sept-2007
G800-12
ASTM Standards for Cold-Formed Steel
Jun-2007
360
Acoustic Insulation and Sound Transmission in CFS Construction
Oct-1999
559
Design Considerations for Flexural and Lateral-Torsional Bracing
June-2001
S000 Special Section
S300-21
New - Coordinating Cold-Formed Steel with Metal Buildings
April-2021
S200-20
Design of Cold-Formed Steel Systems for Raised Platforms, Stages and Theater Seating
Aug-2020
S100-16
Antiterrorism Design Requirements for Cold-Formed Steel Framing
April-2016
J000 Floor and Joist Systems
Number
Description
Date
J100-11
CFS Floor Joists
April-2011
W000 Wall Systems
Number
Description
Date
W600-21
New Cold-Formed Steel Load-Bearing Wall Design
March-2021
W106-16
Design for Splicing of Cold-Formed Steel Wall Studs
April-2016
W400-16
Mechanical Bridging And Bridging Anchorage Of Axially Loaded Cold-Formed Steel Studs
Feb-2016
W105-21
Updated - Design of Nonstructural Members (Replaces Technical Note W105-13)
March-2021
W102-21
Updated - Introduction To Curtain Wall Design Using Cold-Formed Steel (Replaces Technical Note W102-12)
March-2021
W500-12
Construction Bracing for Walls
March-2012
W200-09
Header Design
Feb-2009
W104-10
Top Track Load Distribution Members
Dec-2010
W101-09
Common Design Issues for Deflection Track
Sept-2009
W100-08a
Single Slip Track Design
Aug-2008
R000 Roof and Ceiling Systems
     
T000 Thermal, Fire, and Acoustic
T202-20
Thermal Energy Transfer of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Nov-2020
T201-20
Firestops in Head-of-Wall Joints for Cold-Formed Steel Construction
Sept-2020
T100-12
Fire Assemblies of Cold-Formed Steel Construction
Aug-2012
T001-09
Suggested Cost-Effective Cold-Formed Steel Fire and Acoustic-Rated Wall and Floor/Ceiling Assemblies for Multi-Unit Structures
Nov-2009
L000 Lateral Systems
L202-12
Diaphragm Design with Pneumatically Driven Pins
June-2012
L001-10
Design of Diagonal Strap Bracing Lateral Force Resisting Systems for the 2006 IBC (Editorial Revision of L001-09)
Sept-2010
L001-09
Design of Diagonal Strap Bracing Lateral Force Resisting Systems for the 2006 IBC
Sept-2009
L200-09
Roof Framing Anchorage Forces: MWFRS or C&C
July-2009
L300-09
Design of End Posts for Diaphragm Shear Walls: A Perspective
Jan-2009
L000-08
Changes from the 1997 UBC to the 2006 IBC for Lateral Design with CFS Framing
Aug-2008
558b-1
Lateral Load Resisting Elements: Diaphragm Design Values (Archived with cover page Nov. 2011)
May-1998
Old Notes, Withdrawn or Replaced
Number
Description
Date
F102-11 Screw Fastener Selection For Cold-Formed Steel Frame Construction (Replaced by Tech Note F102-21)
Nov-2011
G200-15 Chase the Loads: Load Path Considerations for Cold-Formed Steel Light-Frame Construction (Replaced by Tech Note G200-21)
Aug-2015
W105-13 Design of Nonstructural Members (Replaced by Tech Note W105-21)
Sept-2013
W102-12 Introduction To Curtain Wall Design Using Cold-Formed Steel (Replaced by Tech Note W102-21)
 April-2012
- Cold-Formed Steel Framed Wood Panel or Steel Sheet Sheathed Shear Wall Assemblies (Replaced by AISI D113-19, Cold-Formed Steel Shear Wall Design Guide - 2019 Edition [ Purchase ]) 2019
D200-07
Corrosion Protection for Cold-Formed Steel Framing in Coastal Areas [replaces TN140 10/03] (replaced by D200-12)
Jan-2007
D001-07
Durability of Cold-Formed Steel Framing Members (replaced by D00-13)
Sep-2007
W103-11
Design of By-Pass Slip Connectors in CFS Construction (formerly 544) - (Replaced by Tech Note F103-17)
Feb-2009
D100-08
Corrosion Protection of Screw Fasteners (replaced by D100-13)
April-2008
G801-08
ASTM A1003 - No Cause for Rejection (Replaced by G801-13)
July-2008
551f
Updated - June 2013 : Specifying Pre-Engineered Cold-Formed Steel Floor and Roof Trusses
Oct-1998
565d
Screws for Attachment of Steel-To-Wood and Wood-Steel
Oct-2005
420
Fire-Rated Assemblies for CFS Construction (Replaced by TN-T100-12)
Oct-1998
561c
Diaphragm Design with Pneumatically Driven Pins (Replaced by L202-12)
Oct-1998
542
Introduction to Curtain Wall Design Using Cold-Formed Steel (Replaced by W102-12)
Jan-2001
565c
Screw Fastener Selection for Light Gauge Steel Framing
Feb-1997
551d
Design Guide For Construction Bracing of Cold Formed Steel Trusses
May-2002
556a-4
Shear Transfer at Top Plate: Drag Strut Design (Superseded by Shear Wall Design Guide)
Sept-1997
556a-6
Vertical Lateral Force Resisting System: Boundary Elements (see Shear Wall Design Guide) (Superseded by Shear Wall Design Guide)
March-1997
560c
Clinch (Integral) Fastening of Cold-Formed Steel (Withdrawn October, 2011)
Jan-1999
560b-5
Fastener Corrosion (replaced by D100-08)
April-1999
1010b
Inspection Checklist for Structural CFS Framing: Field Guide (pocket size) (replaced by G500-11)
Oct-2002
1010c
Inspection Checklist for Structural CFS Framing (full size) (replaced by G500-11)
Oct-2002
544
Design of By-Pass Slip Connectors in Cold-Formed Steel Construction (replaced by W103)
Sept-2004
552
Cold-Formed Steel Floor Joists
Feb-2000
550
Design Values for Vertical and Horizontal Lateral Load Systems (Superseded by the Lateral Standard)
Sept-2001
560b-1
Welding Cold-Formed Steel (replaced 5/10/2010 by F140-10)
Oct-1999
561b
Pneumatically Driven Pins for Wood-Based Panel Attachment
March-1998
140
Corrosion Protection for Cold-Formed Steel Framing in Coastal Areas (replaced by D200-07)
Oct-2003
5000
Field Installation Guide for CFS Roof Trusses (refer to Cold-Formed Steel Building Component Safety Information (CFSBCSI) from the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA))
May-2000
Other Technical Documents
Number
Description
Date
  Thermal Design and Code Compliance for Cold-Formed Steel Walls
Aug-2008
 
Design Guide for Cold-Formed Steel Beams with Web Penetrations
Aug-1997
 
Monotonic Tests of Cold-Formed Steel Shear Walls with Openings
Oct-1997
 
Hybrid Wood and Steel Details-Builder's Guide
July-2003
 
Residential Steel Framing Builder's Guide To Fire and Acoustic Details [
June-2004
 
Fire Resistance Ratings of Load Bearing Steel Stud Walls
1981
 
How To Build INTERIOR WALLS with Steel
2003
 
A guide to Fire & Acoustic Data for Steel Floors & Wall Assemblies
Aug-2009
 
Fasteners for Cold-Formed Steel Framed Construction
June-1993
 
Residential Steel Beam and Column Load/Span Tables
June-1993
 
Cold-Formed Steel "L" Header Field Guide
April-2000
 
Testing and Establishing Design Values for Slip Clips - 2-02