July 2024 Webinar | What’s New in ’22, Part 1: An Inside Look at Design Guide 24 HSS Connections, 2nd Edition


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Title: What’s New in ’22, Part 1: An Inside Look at Design Guide 24 HSS Connections, 2nd Edition
Date: Wednesday, July 31, 2024
Time: 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. CT
Format: Live Webinar
Level: Intermediate, Technical

Join Dr. Jeffrey Packer, one of the authors of the new edition, to learn more about the scope of and updates to Design Guide 24. We’ll review everything you need to know about compliance with AISC 360-22 Chapters J and K and the 16th ed. Steel Construction Manual.

A chapter-by-chapter “walk-through” will cover:

  • Limit states for HSS connections
  • Welded and bolted joints
  • Shear, moment, tension, and compression connections
  • Line loads and concentrated forces on HSS
  • HSS-to-HSS truss and moment connections

SpeakerJuly 2024 Webinar | What’s New in ’22, Part 1: An Inside Look at Design Guide 24 HSS Connections, 2nd Edition
Professor Jeff Packer graduated from the University of Adelaide, Australia, then received his Master’s degree from the University of Manchester and Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham in the U.K. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Civil & Mineral Engineering at the University of Toronto (UofT). Since his appointment at UofT in 1980 he has undertaken research, development and consulting work primarily on tubular steel structures. He has published extensively on this topic, including 15 books and design guides.

He currently serves on technical committees for the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC), American Welding Society (AWS), Comité International pour le Développement et l’Étude de la Construction Tubulaire (CIDECT), International Institute of Welding (IIW) and the Steel Tube Institute (STI).

He is a licensed Professional Engineer in Ontario and the U.K., and has been elected a Fellow of 7 engineering institutes/societies, internationally. He has served on the Editorial Boards of several journals, and as a Director of IIW and Cast Connex Corporation. He held the UofT Bahen/Tanenbaum Professor Endowed Chair from 2009 to 2021.

Professional Development Hours
Each participant can earn 1.0 PDH and receive a certificate of completion from the Steel Tube Institute (STI). To receive a certificate from STI, you must login to the webinar via your unique registration link, attend the webinar in its entirety, and complete all poll questions.

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  • To view individually, each person will need to register individually.

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