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Posted by Geoff Weisenberger on February 4, 2008 at 11:51 AM.
R. Shankar Nair’s award-winning presentation A New Approach to Design for Stability is now available as a “Boxed Lunch” presentation at www.aisc.org/elearning. This hour-long presentation provides a clear, concise overview of the stability analysis and design provisions of the 2005 AISC specification.
R. Shankar Nair is a principal and senior vice president of Teng & Associates, Inc. in Chicago. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1969 and is licensed to practice engineering in 44 states. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering and was the winner of the 2007 T.R. Higgins Lectureship Award. Nair currently serves as Chairman of AISC’s Task Committee on Stability Analysis and Design and was responsible for the development of the stability analysis and design provisions in the 2005 AISC specification.
The course is free to view and continuing education credit can be obtained by watching the presentation and then purchasing and completing an online quiz on the course content. Check out all of AISC’s online continuing education courses at www.aisc.org/elearning.