Webinars On Demand: Advantages Of Closed Sections In Torsion & Compression (May 2021)




If you’ve ever tried to calculate the torsional capacity of a wide flange or similar open shape, you know it can lead to major headaches.  Not only is it much easier to calculate theAIA Approved CE Webinars On Demand: Advantages Of Closed Sections In Torsion & Compression (May 2021) torsional capacity of round or rectangular shapes, they also have much greater capacity than their open section counterparts. Earn 1.0 PDH or 1.0 LU upon completion.

Learning objectives include:

  • Gain a better understanding of torsional stresses
  • Learn about design and connection of torsional members
  • Know the advantages of closed sections versus open sections for torsion and compression
  • Recognize weight-to-strength and cost-to-strength ratios for closed versus open sections

Professional Development Hours
You may receive certificate of completion from the Steel Tube Institute (STI) by purchasing and passing a quiz.

  • After watching the video you will need to complete a 10-question multiple choice quiz.
  • Upon correctly answering 7 out of the 10 questions, your PDH or LU certificate will be issued within 5 business days.

Webinar on Demand Fees
The recorded webinar video is free to view. The PDH quiz is available for $25 for HSS Professional Members and $35 for non-members. You will receive access to the webinar and/or quiz in your order receipt.  You may also access them through your account in Past Orders after you have completed your purchase.

AIA CES Provider statement
The Steel Tube Institute is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number 50111160, expiration 12/31/2024. All registered AIA CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider or this learning program may be sent to AIA CES (cessupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

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