Presentation Outline: This webinar will present and discuss the followings:

  • Advantages of composite construction using cold-formed steel (CFS)
  • Different composite floor systems commonly used in the industry today will be illustrated and described, such as steel-deck-reinforced concrete slabs (composite slabs) and composite CFS joist floor construction.
  • Composite construction with headed studs
  • Governing design Standards for composite slab construction.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is for architects, engineers, building officials and contractors.

PDHsWebinar Materials

The day before the webinar, participants will have access to electronic versions of the following:

  • Presenter’s notes
  • Evaluation Form
  • Attendance Form

Rein SchusterReinhold M. Schuster, Ph.D, P.Eng. Dr. Schuster has been involved with education and research in cold formed steel for over 40 years, and is a recognized expert in the area of composite CFS and concrete engineering.  Dr. Schuster is active in code development domestically and internationally, he is the current Chairman of the North American Specification committee for the design of cold-formed steel structures, and is a long standing member of the ASCE Composite Slab Committee. His expertise lies in all aspects of cold-formed steel design as well as in the field of composite slabs, including experimental testing.

Date: Thursday
April 24, 2014
Time: 3 p.m Eastern
Format: Web-based seminar using "Go To Meeting" technology.
Duration: 1+ hour of lecture, followed by discussion and questions. (1.5 hours total )
Cost: $75 per computer screen for CFSEI & SFA Members; $100 for non-members

Late Registration: Registrations must be received 48 hours prior to the webinar or a $20 late registration fee will be assessed.

Continuing Education: 1.5 hours available.