Lateral Load Path Basics

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Lateral Load Path Basics

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 10:00 AM at 11:00 AM

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TITLE Lateral Load Path Basics: Tracing a wind load through a wood-framed structure
DATE Wednesday, January 27, 2021
TIME 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Pacific Time

Presented by Cathy Scarince, P.E., this session will outline the path a wind load takes through a wood-framed structure, as well as the importance of a complete load path and associated construction details. As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Understand the complete lateral load path
  • Identify common framing errors within this path
  • Understand the consequences of an incomplete path
  • Discuss and evaluate code requirements for critical details

AIA and ICC accreditation is pending/in process.

APA is an online education resource for engineered wood products and applications that is accredited by the American Institute of Building Design and the American Institute of Architects for continuing education credits. Learn more about APA – The Engineered Wood Association.