October 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm PDT – CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS SESSION ONLY

Learning objectives:

General design concepts for the European Yield Model (EYM) together with the design approach for connections in CLT (Jx factor) will be presented. The workshop will discuss design of connections including nails and spikes in CLT, bolted connections and lag screws. Self -tapping screws and timber-concrete composite (TCC) floors will also be introduced.

Instructor: Dr. Ghasan Doudak, Ph. D., P. Eng., Professor of Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering Department, University of Ottawa

Dr. Ghasan Doudak is full professor of structural engineering at the University of Ottawa. His area of expertise includes multi-scale understanding of how complete structural systems function, encompassing issues such as how complete buildings respond to effects of wind storms, ground shaking during earthquakes, or other actions like impacts and blasts. Prior to joining the Engineering Faculty, Dr. Ghasan Doudak held the position of Manager, Wood and Structural Standards at the Canadian Wood Council.

He is a member of the National Building Code Standing Committee on Structural Design, CSA O86 Technical Committee on Engineering Design in Wood, CSA s850 Technical Committee on Blast Resistant Buildings, and board member and treasurer of Canadian Association for Earthquake Engineering (CAEE).

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