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Engineering Essentials for Timber Design - Edmonton

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Matrix Hotel

10640 100 Avenue Northwest

Edmonton, AB T5J 3N8

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Workshop Abstract:

This 1-day workshop covers basic engineering topics while delving deeper within each design area. It is a multi-level program suitable for beginners as well as experienced timber designers and specifiers. Topics covered in this “essential” workshop include:

  • Designing wood members for bending, tension, compression, and combined bending and axial tension
  • Background on published design values and adjustment factors
  • Design limitations and when a designer should venture outside current code provisions
  • Estimating and managing building shrinkage
  • Avoiding frequent mistakes or misunderstanding of certain design provisions when using Wood Design Manual tables
  • General design concepts for Timber Connections
  • An introduction to Seismic/Wind Loads design
  • Simple design with cross-laminated timber (CLT)


Instructor Bio:

Ghasan Doudak, Ph. D., P. Eng., Professor of Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Ottawa

Dr. Doudak’s expertise includes multi-scale understanding of how complete structural systems function, encompassing issues such as how complete buildings respond to effects of wind storms, ground shaking during earthquakes, or other actions like impacts and blasts. Prior to joining the Engineering Faculty, Dr. Ghasan Doudak held the position of Manager, Wood and Structural Standards at the Canadian Wood Council. Dr. Doudak grew up in Denmark where he received his Master of Science degree from the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Following his graduation, he worked as a structural engineer where he designed commercial and residential buildings. His Ph.D. research was aimed at determining the load paths in wood light-frame buildings under various stages of construction using a holistic design approach. He has worked closely with researchers from North America and Europe.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be made a minimum of seven business days prior to the event. A $30 administration fee will apply to all cancellations. Cancellations made less than seven business days prior to the event will not be refunded; however, a paid registration is transferable to another individual at any time.

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Matrix Hotel

10640 100 Avenue Northwest

Edmonton, AB T5J 3N8

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