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Webinar – Design of Shelf Angles for Masonry Veneers

Sep-28-2016 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT


Program Description

Anchored masonry veneer wall systems are commonly used throughout North America in residential, commercial and institutional construction. These exterior masonry veneers are non-load-bearing and are usually assumed to be little more than an exterior finish of building envelope. Using prescriptive design methods, masonry veneer can be supported vertically by foundations for heights less than 30 feet, or supported by the building frame for taller structures. The purpose of this presentation will to present a design methodology for the vertical support of masonry veneers under the current building code provisions, especially in light of the increasing cavity width being specified for higher prescriptive insulation levels.

Learning Objectives

  • Understanding of the Code requirements for vertical veneer support.
  • Learn about the consequence of inadequate vertical support of veneers
  • Understand proper design methodology for the vertical support of masonry veneers.
  • Attendees will become knowledgeable on a number of design examples for proper shelf angle supports.

Presenter – W. Mark McGinley, Ph.D, PE, FASTM Professor and Endowed Chair for Infrastructure Research, Civil and Environmental Engineering, J.B. Speed School of Engineering University of Louisville

Simply go to “CLICK HERE” on the registration form to submit via email or print out and fax to 717-272-5147.

Upon receipt of your registration, a confirmation will be emailed to you. The webinar log in information will be sent to you on Tuesday, September 27.



11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT
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