Ontario Mid-Rise Essentials
Three Ontario Locations!
Workshop: Ontario Mid-Rise Essentials
Location: Three Locations: Mississauga, Ajax and Vaughan
Dates: June 26th, 27th and 28th
Ontario Wood WORKS! have approached many experts that have built and continute to build these buildings in Ontario. Participants can learn from the experts on these buildings and continue the momentum behind Ontario Mid-Rise!
Full Program coming soon. Qualifies for structured learning hours!
Architecture, engineering, acoustics, pre-fabrication and other topics will be discussed.
Cancellation Policy: If you register for the event and are unable to attend, cancellations must be made a minimum of five business days before event. A $30 administration fee will be deducted from your refunded registration fee. With less than five business days notice, a refund is not possible. Registration is transferable to another individual. Please advise Tim Buhler for registration cancellations or updates at email@example.com
Lateral Design of Wood Structures Workshop
Following the success of our Engineering Essentials workshops earlier this year, we’re pleased to present additional in-depth programming for engineering professionals. This intensive, two-day workshop is designed for structural engineers who want to learn more about lateral load analysis and design of wood structures.
Workshop: Lateral Design of Wood Structures: Load Design Considerations for Engineers (2-Day Event)
Location: Paramount EventSpace | 222 Rowntree Dairy Road | Vaughan, ON L4L 9T2 | Canada
Dates: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm & Wednesday, June 13, 2018 – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
Cost: $495+HST for both days, $295+HST for one day
Presenters: Ghasan Doudak. Ph. D., P. Eng., Professor of Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Ottawa & Robert Jonkman, P. Eng., Director, Codes & Standards – Structural Engineering, Canadian Wood Council
Now Available: Ontario Wood Bridge Reference Guide!
The Ontario Wood Bridge Reference Guide was prepared for for the Canadian Wood Council and the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry by Moses Structural Engineers and Brown & Co. Engineering Ltd.
Timber bridges have a long history of construction and use throughout North America, including Ontario, for roadways, railways and logging roads. The Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code (CHBDC), together with the Canadian Wood Council publication Wood Highway Bridges from 1992 are typically referenced by designers of timber bridges in Ontario. This new reference is intended to provide updated background information for designers as they embark on proposing and designing timber highway bridges for primary and secondary roads. The reference is divided into three parts:
Part 1 – Wood Bridges – Design and Use
Part 2 – Opportunities & Current Limitations
Part 3 – Design Examples
Part 1 provides background information on topics including wood materials, bridge systems, prefabrication, durability and species availability. Details of costs, construction cycle and sustainability are also provided. Part 1 concludes with examples of a variety of completed highway bridges from North America and Europe.
Part 2 of this reference is intended to provide designers and authorities with highlights of the current edition of the CHBDC on subjects related to the wood highway bridges, including areas that will require future development in the code. Additional references to other resources for advancing practitioner knowledge of and advancing the state of the art in wood bridge design are provided.
Part 3 has two fully worked design examples of a two-lane 18-m span wood highway bridge designed in accordance with the latest provisions of the CHBDC and the best available information from current literature. Each example is based on a single-span, simply-supported glued-laminated girder bridge. One bridge has a glued-laminated deck and the other has a stress-laminated deck. These examples are intended to help designers understand the key issues as they undertake wood highway bridge design. Durability through detailing and choice
of materials is discussed.
OAA Members: You Can Earn Structured Learning Units at www.woodworkselearning.com
Our free online courses – found at www.woodworkselearning.com – are self-paced and available 24/7. We have assembled a prestigious international faculty of Architects, Engineers, Researchers and Educators to present online modules that provide you with the most current information on wood materials, design and applications. Click HERE to browse the course catalogue.
Welcome to Ontario Wood WORKS!
“Our goal is to promote the use of wood and wood products in construction projects, and to acknowledge the contribution of wood-use advocates and industry leaders.”
“Notre objectif est de promouvoir l’utilisation du bois et des produits du bois dans les projets de construction, et de reconnaître la contribution de nos champions et des leaders de l’industrie.”
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