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STD110 – Designing with AWC's National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction (NDS 2015)


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AWC's National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction 2015 is the dual format Allowable Stress Design (ASD) and Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) document referenced in US building codes and used to design wood structures worldwide. Participants will learn about changes in the 2015 NDS and Supplement relative to previous editions and gain an overview of the standard.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this eCourse, you will be:

  1. Able to understand the load and material resistance design process and how it applies to wood structural design.
  2. Familiar with the significant changes between the 2012 and 2015 NDS and supplement.
  3. Able to identify the similarities and differences with respect to design values, tabulated values, and behavioral equations.
  4. Able to analyze format and content within the 2015 NDS.

Equivalencies: 2.0 Hours of Instruction = 0.2 Continuing Education Units (CEU) = 2 Professional Development Hours (PDH)=2 Learning Units (LU)

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