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Supplementing Wood Construction with Steel Members – TT17


E145 - Oregon Convention Center February 10, 2023 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

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Michael Rickerd

Workshop Description:

Wood construction is fast, sustainable, easy, and cheap. However, steel components may add vital simplicity to a complex challenge course design. Join me as we work to discover the differences and practical applications of supplementing wood construction with steel members.

Learning Objectives:

1) Understand the fundamental differences between wood and steel material properties.
2) Create safer and longer lasting structures by using the appropriate material for a given situation.
3) Learn to see situations that may require additional input from others.