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Steel Design Refresher Course Begins Sept. 24
Posted by Tasha Weiss on September 19, 2013 at 3:40 PM.

Classes begin September 24 for AISC’s new Night School course, “Steel Design Manual and Specification - A Refresher Course,” which consists of eight evening webinar sessions.


The course, presented by Louis F. Geschwindner, P.E., Ph.D., will review principles of steel design according to the 14th Edition AISC Steel Construction Manual and 2010 AISC Specification.


The course consists of the following 1.5-hour webinar sessions, all beginning at 7 p.m. (EDT):


Session 1: September 24 - Introduction to Basic Steel Design
Session 2: October 1 - Design of Tension Members
Session 3: October 8 - Design of Compression Members
Session 4: October 15 - Design of Bending Members
Session 5: October 22 - Design of Members for Bending Plus Compression
Session 6: October 29 - Stability Analysis and Design Part I
Session 7: November 12 - Stability Analysis and Design Part II
Session 8: November 19 - Design of Composite Flexural Members


Chapter C of the AISC Specification addresses Design for Stability. How does one account for initial imperfections as required by Chapter C? Listen to Geschwindner’s answer.


Want to hear more? Register for the course at


Attendees can register for the course in two ways: register for the entire eight-session package and view the webinars live or recorded, one attendee per connection, earning up to 12 PDHs (1.5 PDHs per session attended) and 1 “EEU” certificate upon passing a series of eight quizzes and a final exam; or, sign up for individual webinars to view live only, with an unlimited number of attendees per connection, and earn 1.5 PDHs per webinar.

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