Online University

Learn about Post-Frame Construction while earning valuable AIA and PDH Continuing Education Credits

The Post-Frame Advantage Online University offers design professionals, structural engineers and architects the opportunity to learn more about the benefits of post-frame construction while earning much-needed AIA and PDH continuing education credits.

 

Universal Method for Shallow Post and Pier Foundation Design

Upon completion, participants will learn:

  • When to use the Universal methodology for shallow post/pier foundation design
  • How to determine ground line shear and moments in shallow post/pier foundation systems using the Universal design method
  • How to determine required embedment depths for shallow post/pier foundation systems using the Universal design method

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/1058564019987562497

 

Design Aid for Shallow Post & Pier Foundations

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Access the Shallow Post and Pier Foundation Design Aid
  • Identify the range of foundation design applications solvable with the Design Aid
  • Navigate the several sections of the Design Aid Workbook
  • Use the Design Aid to determine the adequacy of shallow post or pier foundations to resist

                  -  bearing loads

                  -  uplift loads

                  -  lateral loads

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3651557685244196610

 

Introduction to Post-Frame Building Systems

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the versatility and range of applications for post-frame (PF) building systems
  • Identify the structural features that make PF building systems unique
  • Identify the technical resources for structural design of
    PF building systems
  • Identify the primary structural design approaches for
    PF building systems
  • Identify key performance characteristics of PF
    building systems

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8632173835565357058

 

2015 Post-Frame Building Design Manual- 2nd Edition

Upon completion, participants will be introduced to the:

  • Format of 2015 Post-Frame Building Design Manual (PFBDM-2015)
  • Organization of PFBDM-2015
  • Contents of the PFBDM-2015 with emphasis on the new and updated design provisions

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/1556005071400318216

 

Architectural Alternatives for Post-Frame Building Systems

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the unique structural features of PFBS
  • Demonstrate the code compliance of PFBS
  • Demonstrate the energy efficiency and sustainability of PF building systems
  • Identify and demonstrate with completed Post-Frame (PF) project case studies the range of applications and architectural features possible with PFBS

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/5589328182871799555

 

Modern Post-Frame Structural Design Practice: An Introduction

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the primary structural components of post-frame (PF) building systems
  • Learn how to conduct structural design of PF systems without diaphragm action
  • Learn how to conduct structural design of PF systems with diaphragm action
  • Learn how to design isolated post/pier PF foundations
  • Identify post-frame design resources available to architects and engineers

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/4250140612736335117

 

Diaphragm Design of Post Frame Using Sway & Shear Modifiers – Engineering Details

Upon completion, participants will be able to:

  • Determine required sidewall post sizes in PF systems using Sway and Shear Modifiers (mD and mS) (Principles + Example)
  • Identify how diaphragm design reduces the structural loads carried by sidewall posts in PF systems
  • Identify and access the PF design resources available to architects and engineers

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/9043503332681636615

 

Diaphragm Design of Post Frame Using DAFI – Engineering Details

Upon completion, participants will have:

  • Learned how to conduct 2-D design of a post-frame (PF) system (Principles + Design Example)
  • Learned how to conduct diaphragm design of a PF system (Principles + Example)
  • Learned how diaphragm design reduces the structural loads carried by sidewall posts in PF systems
  • Identified the PF design resources available to architects and engineers

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/6547124854443529224

 

Simplified Method for Shallow Post and Pier Foundation Design

Upon completion, participants will have learned how to:

  • Design shallow post/pier foundations to resist bearing and uplift loads
  • Determine when the Simplified method may be used for shallow post/pier foundation design
  • Determine ground line shear and moment in shallow post/pier foundation systems using the simplified method
  • Determine design embedment depths for shallow post/pier foundation systems using the simplified design method

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/8036992797048678147