Presentation Outline:  This webinar will introduce the latest edition of the AISI Brick Veneer Cold-Formed Steel Framing Design Guide, recently updated from the 2003 edition; Steel Stud Brick Veneer Design Guide (CF03-1). Topics covered will include stud and brick behavior plus Brick Veneer Guidespecific design recommendations for the different elements that make up this wall system. Example calculations will be provided covering stud design, brick tie selection and shelf angle design.

Webinar Materials

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

  • Presenter’s notes
  • Evaluation Form
  • Attendance Form

Who Should Attend?

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


Sutton StephensSpeaker: Dr. Stephens graduated from Gonzaga University in 1974 with a B.S. degree in Civil Engineering. Following graduation he worked as a structural engineer for consulting engineering firms in Colorado, Washington and Montana. He became registered as a civil engineer in the state of Washington in 1979 and then as a structural engineer in 1981. In 1998 Dr. Stephens left his position as a consulting structural engineer and attended graduate school at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. He earned an M.S. Degree in Civil Engineering in 1999 and a Ph.D. in 2002 in the area of cold-formed steel design. He joined Kansas State University as an Assistant Professor in the fall of 2001 and retired from that position in 2011. He is currently the Chief Structural Engineer for Pacific Northwest Engineering located in Tacoma, Washington.

Dr. Stephens is a member of the American Iron and Steel Institute Committee on Framing Standards (COFS) for cold-formed steel construction and chairs the COFS Prescriptive Methods Subcommittee.