Floor Framing and Rim Board Construction Details
EWP Training Series: Module C
This module introduces trainees to best practices in the design of engineered floor systems. It includes recommendations for I-joist and rim board layout, and the proper use of joist hangers, squash blocks and web stiffeners for transferring vertical loads. It also includes a review of framing details and recommended notching and drilling practices to maintain structural integrity.
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Training objectives: Upon completing this course, students will be able to identify and describe:
- Best practices in designing engineered wood floor systems
- Recommendations for Rim Board in I-joist floor systems
- Proper techniques for notching and drilling I-joists and Rim Board
- Correct use of web stiffeners, squash blocks and blocking for I-joist floors
Approximate length: 50 minutes.