Introduction to the Girder-Slab® System and Design Tool V3.4


Wednesday, October 11, 2023
5:00 PM

Learn more about the Girder-Slab® System (GSS) to increase efficient design for the growing demand for more affordable housing developments.

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The GIRDER-SLAB® system

About this event

The Girder-Slab® System (GSS), structural solution for buildings, was developed a few decades ago as a simplified and cost-efficient floor plate alternative to conventional methods of construction. The premise of its genesis was to supplant alternate forms that were too labor dependent, costly, and subject to multiple inhibiting factors that prolonged efficient structural installation and overall building progress.

Girder-Slab Technologies, LLC, has successfully developed the GSS, a unique dissymmetric steel beam integrated compositely with pre-cast, hollow-core planks, through testing and analysis and shares the method of design with the North American engineering community for application on primarily multi-family, multi-story residential and hospitality projects, albeit this method of construction is expanding to other building sectors.

Join Connor Conzelman, ClearCalcs’ Director of Customer Success, on Wednesday, October 11th, from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm Eastern Time (ET) as he engages in a conversation with Peter Timler, M.Sc., P.Eng., P.E., S.E., Girder-Slab Technologies’ Chief Technical Officer.

The GSS has been applied to many hundreds of projects across the continent and now is being utilized for developments overseas. Because it is such a simplified and lighter method of floor framing installation, numerous other benefits result that expand on return on investment for building owners.

This webinar provides a unique opportunity to obtain an understanding of this innovative structural solution including demonstration of the Design Tool V3.4.

In this webinar, we will cover:

  • Introduction to Girder-Slab Technologies, LLC;
  • Fundamentals of the GSS
  • General responses to frequently asked questions;
    • Composite Action;
    • Efficient Framing Layouts;
    • Opportunity to Increase Spans;
    • Fire Protection Methods; and
    • Sound Transmission, to name a few.
  • Design Example Layout for GSS; and
  • Sample Demonstration of Design Tool V3.4 (US LRFD (Imperial)).

All registered attendees will receive a recording of the webinar after the event.

Your speakers

Connor Conzelman, Director of Customer Success

Connor is an experienced Mechanical Engineer who found his passion in connecting his people and technical skills to help engineers in every step of their design process. Before joining ClearCalcs, Connor worked as a Mechanical Design Engineer focusing on energy-efficient designs at Elara Engineering in Chicago and completed his MBA from Western Illinois University.

Peter Timler, M.Sc., P.Eng., P.E., S.E., Chief Technical Officer, Girder-Slab Technologies

As Chief Technical Officer, Mr. Timler directs the engineering activities of Girder-Slab Technologies’ (GST) strategic initiatives for research, design and pre-construction services to the design, development and construction industries ensuring sound external transfer of applied expertise and internal guidance for sustained growth consistent with GST’s vision, commitments, and goals.

Peter received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from McMaster University and his Master of Science degree from the University of Alberta; the latter studies focused on pioneering, large scale testing on steel plate shear walls.

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