Event Title

Why Use Wood Framing

Location

Campus Center

Event Website

http://www.woodstructuressymposium.com

Start Date

8-9-2011 10:00 AM

End Date

8-9-2011 10:45 AM

Description

Learning objective: to learn about many of the considerations when using wood frame construction including cost effective construction, aesthetics, durability, heights and areas, and combustibility.

Comments

Scott Lockyear is currently the Senior Director for WoodWorks and is responsible for providing continuing education to practitioners in addition to providing assistance on the design of commercial wood frame buildings. Prior to joining WoodWorks Scott managed technical support services in the Southeastern US for Trus Joist/Weyerhaueser. In this role he was responsible for production of shop drawings, providing education on engineered wood products design, and providing engineering support.

He also has been a staff engineer with the American Wood Council and was heavily involved in the development of wood design standards such as the Wood Frame Construction Manual and the National Design Specification for Wood. Scott is currently an associate member on ASCE 7 wind and snow committees and has been involved with ASTM standards related to building construction and fasteners.

Scott has a Master of Science from Washington State University in Civil Engineering. While at Washington State University his masters research involved establishing design properties for wood plastic composites for use in marine and naval applications.

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Sep 8th, 10:00 AM Sep 8th, 10:45 AM

Why Use Wood Framing

Campus Center

Learning objective: to learn about many of the considerations when using wood frame construction including cost effective construction, aesthetics, durability, heights and areas, and combustibility.

http://scholarworks.umass.edu/wood/2011/sep08/9