Tuesday, May 27, 2008

CSFEI invites you to the first “CFSEI West" Dinner Meeting!

Oakland- June 19th 5:30 –8:30 PM
Earn 1 Professional Development Hour

This presentation will be based on the new CFSEI technical note and will discuss what changes have occurred to the cold-formed steel lateral design provisions between the 1997 UBC to the 2006 IBC. It will include discussions of: a new shear wall type, additions to the shear wall assemblies permitted, expansion of the framing members permitted for use in shear wall and strap braced wall assemblies, the increase of the aspect ratio, addition of shear wall and diaphragm deflection equations, clarification of the design method when an R value equal to or less than 3 is used and where this is permitted, and the new diaphragm provisions.

Dinner Included & Cash Bar
Drawing for a Set of AISI Cold-Formed Steel Standards
Tickets: Members -$35 ($45 After June 12th) Guests -$40 ($50 After June 12th)

For more information: For Reservations, log onto website at http://www.casfa.org/or email

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