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Design Responsibilities & the Role of the Specialty Engineer (From the Wood Truss Industry's Perspective)

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This webinar discusses the roles and responsibilities of the various parties involved in the specification, design, construction and application of MPCW trusses and presents guidelines that can be used as an industry standard practice. This webinar also includes a detailed discussion of the important information contained on truss design drawings. The goal of this webinar is to provide the building designer with a better understanding of how the wood truss industry is structured and operates.


  • Jim Vogt, P.E.

    Jim has been with the Structural Building Components Association (SBCA) since March 2006 and serves as the Director of Technical Services. Jim has over 29 years of experience in the fields of engineering, construction, manufacturing, quality assurance, testing, and wood science and technology. His responsibilities at SBCA include the development of educational programs, technology transfer, structural building component business consulting and marketplace development, nondestructive testing and forensic evaluations, and code review and development.

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October 3, 2019
Thu 12:00 PM CDT

Duration 1H 30M

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