Steel Base Plate Design to American Standards


Tuesday, June 27, 2023
5:00 PM

How to easily design steel base plates and anchor rods to the ACI 318-19 and AISC 360-16 code specifications.

About this event

Designing steel base plates can involve complex calculations to determine the base plate thickness and anchor rod embedment depths according to the applied loads and relevant standards requirements such as the ACI 318-19 and AISC 360-16.

Join ClearCalcs Structural Design Expert Eva Wu, on Wednesday, 28 June 2023, at 1 pm Eastern Time (ET) to learn more about how you can easily use ClearCalcs Steel Base Plate Calculator to perform the fast and efficient design of steel base plates and anchor rods under LRFD analysis.

In this webinar, we will cover:

  • An overview of steel base plate and its design components
  • Common application of steel base plate in residential or light commercial design
  • Design and material considerations -- Geometry considerations -- Forces acting on baseplate -- Failure modes of baseplates -- Base plate design
  • Worked example in ClearCalcs

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

Your speakers

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Eva Wu, Structural Design Consultant

Eva is a Structural Design Expert with five years of experience in building design. Before joining ClearCalcs, she specialized in mass timber and structural steel design in recreational and institutional buildings. She has also designed a fair share of bespoke houses.

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.

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