IMPORTANT: This course applies one credit towards the Florida Building Commission Advanced Credit. Course # 817.1. DBPR Approval #612574/FL 9878674. This course is approved by the Florida Board of Architecture and the AIA for 1 HSW Credit.
2017 Florida Gable End Anchoring & Framing
in High Velocity Hurricane Zones
Advanced Internet Module 817.1/9878674
This one hour internet course is intended to provide a minimum of one hour of instruction of Advanced continuing education for Florida certificate holders and registrants pertaining to Gable End Anchoring and Framing. Inspection of residential buildings that endured past hurricanes in Florida has shown that one of the most damaged structural components in residential homes is the gable-end wall or the gable-end truss for timber wall or masonry wall constructions. This course is based on the 2017 Florida Building Code changes that surround the most common causes of gable end failure during high velocity hurricane events.
METHOD OF PRESENTATION: This distance learning course is formatted specifically for internet delivery. Course presentation will require student participation through section reviews and assessments. This method of course presentation assures that student will have direct control of course delivery.
Course material will be presented using multimedia formats, including but not limited to: static text, narration, photos and illustrations. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to link to related resource websites and applicable articles. Participants will be able to access instructor support via email (24 hour) and telephone communication (during normal daytime office hours).
A ten-question, multiple choice assessment at the end of the course must be completed with a 70% pass rate in order to complete the course and print a certificate of completion.
The objective of this course is to inform building contractors of proven methods of building sustainable roof structures when built in areas subjected to high velocity winds.
1. Introduction–5 minutes
c. Practical Perspective
2. Reinforcing Roof to Wall Connections–5 minutes
a. Examples of transition points
b. Roof to wall connections
3. High-Velocity Hurricane Zone–40 minutes
a. Section 1513 Definitions (5 minutes)
b. Section 2121 High-Velocity Hurricane Zones Construction Details (7 minutes)
c. Section 2207 Steel Joists (3 minutes)
d. Section 2212 Gable Endwalls (2 minutes)
e. Section 2301 General (5 minutes)
e. Section 2314 to 2322 High-Velocity Hurricane Zones (18 minutes)
i. Wood Members
ii. Unit Stresses
iii. Vertical Framing
iv. Horizontal Framing
4. Assessment–10 minutes
a. Ten question quiz
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