Shear Wall Design GuidePresentation Overview:

  • Industry statistics
  • Design references
  • CFS framed diaphragms
  • CFS Framed shear walls
  • Design examples
  • Concrete bearing and anchorage
  • Research

PDHsWho Should Attend?

This webinar is for architects, engineers, building officials and anyone who designs or evaluates cold-formed steel connections.

Webinar Materials

  • Presenter’s notes
  • Evaluation Form
  • Attendance Form

Jeff EllisMr. Jeff Ellis, P.E., S.E., Code Report & Branch Engineering Manager for Simpson Strong-Tie Company Inc., has more than 21 years of experience in the construction industry. Mr. Ellis oversees company code report efforts and manages the engineering department for the southwest regional office.  He is involved in new product development, provides support for existing product lines, and offers technical guidance to customers for connectors, fastening systems, and lateral systems.  He was a practicing design engineer for commercial, residential and forensic projects for more than 9 years prior to joining Simpson at the end of 2000.
He is a currently a member of the Structural Engineers Association of Southern California (SEAOSC), a member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), and the chairman of the SEAOSC Seismology CRC Task Group. He has served on the Board of Directors for SEAOSC, as chairman of the SEAOSC Buildings At Risk Summit, as a chairman of the AISI COFS Lateral Design Subcommittee, as the president of the CFSEI and was a member of the AISI Committee on Framing Standards (COFS).

Date: November 11, 2009
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

Continuing Education: 1.5 hours available.