This course explores the design of portal frame industrial and commercial buildings. With clients chasing more cost-effective efficient solutions and larger spans, there is increasing focus on value engineering, utilising the latest developments in our Standards.
Design of Portal Frame Buildings
This course explores the design of portal frame industrial and commercial buildings. With clients chasing more cost-effective efficient solutions and larger spans, there is increasing focus on value engineering, utilising the latest developments in our Standards. The course is 3 hours and 20 minutes in length.
The course provides important context to designers and other stakeholders as to engineering the best portal frame building solution for their clients. It is therefore a must-take course for engineers, architects, building certifiers and product suppliers who wish to differentiate themselves with high performance solutions.
Background to portal frame design
Grey areas in design
Assessment of loads
Design of purlins, girts and cladding
Behaviour and design of roller shutter doors and supports
Design of portal frame main members
Design of connections
Design of bracing
Design of footings and slabs
Design of crane runway beams
Design of monorails
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