Successful Use of Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings | #AIABLTI452

$29.00

2 HSW Credits | Online  Narrated Course | Instructor:  Wayde Hoppe
Learn the advantages and disadvantages of using a pre-engineered metal building and why PEMB's are economical.  This course will cover foundations, building envelope and systems, industrial equipment and code considerations.

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Successful Use of PEMBs
(Pre-Engineered Metal Buildings)

 


 

Course Description

This course will cover the advantages and disadvantages of using a pre-engineered metal building and why PEMB’s are economical. We will examine what needs to be considered when designing the foundations, building envelope, building systems, industrial equipment as well as code considerations. This lesson should equip the designer and builder to know the basic facts about Pre Engineered Metal Buildings.

After completing this course participants will be able to:

  • Outline the advantages and disadvantages of Pre-Engineered buildings
  • Identify the code requirements related to bearing capacity of foundations and slabs
  • Describe hazardous occupancies and control areas that are often found in this type of structure
  • Summarize the code considerations and issues related to special industrial construction

 

Introduction

  • Why are pemb’s economical
  • Advantages and disadvantages

Foundations

  • Conventional foundations
  • Deep foundations
  • Testing of bearing capacity beneath each column pad
  • Blasting for foundations
  • Slabs
  • Elevated slabs
  • Long span
  • Cantilevered walls
  • Anchor bolt reactions

Equipment

  • Bridge cranes
  • Levelers

Systems

  • Hvac systems
  • Electrical: lighting, outlets, welding stations
  • Fire suppression

Envelope

  • Insulation

Code

  • Building size by code
  • Snow drift requirements
  • Hazardous occupancies and control areas
  • Comcheck

Special industrial issues

  • Truck docks
  • Steps outside loading docks
  • Trench drains
  • Pits
  • Overhead doors
  • Mezzanines
  • Oil water separators/ trench drains

Geology

  • Subsurface conditions
  • Karst geology

Ground Water

  • Potential problems

Grounding

  • Faraday's Law of Electromagnetic Induction

Repairs

  • Liability for repairs

Decorative Shapes

  • Options

Deferred Submittals

  • Timeline

Conclusion

Final Exam


  • Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members.  Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available to print upon completion of the course. 
  • This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education.  As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
  • Course instructors will be available by email at info@onlinecti.com, or telephone (800-727-7104) between 9am and 5pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content. 
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