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September 21-23, 2021
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BT105 Advanced Design of Walls

September 22, 2021  |  1:30PM - 5:30PM

Room: Coming Soon
Track: Business Technology
Session Code: BT105
Session Type: NCBI
CE Credit: 4

This course covers wall design requirements found in the current North Carolina Residential Building Code. Wall loading requirements and load calculating procedures to meet code are reviewed to include instruction on wood stud, header, lintel, and masonry wall design, bracing and support. Pertinent portions of Chapter 45 for high wind regions (coastal and higher mountain elevations) will be included. Attendees will have an opportunity to work through a simple house plan to determine the location and size of the studs and headers required. Wall Bracing will be only briefly covered in this course.


Speaker

Steve Knight
PE

Steve Knight P.E.

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Steve Knight, P.E., received his BS in Civil Engineering from N.C. State University and holds a master's degree in engineering from USC Columbia, SC. He is licensed to practice engineering in 10 states and is a licensed North Carolina General Contractor. He started his career as a design and test engineer. Later, he joined a construction firm as Vice President of Engineering. In 1994, Mr. Knight started his own engineering consulting firm specializing in residential and commercial construction.

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