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Wind Design Considerations for Steel Joists

  • 13 Jul 2021
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Maggiano's Little Italy


Presentation Summary:

The learning objectives are:

  • Appropriate load combinations involving wind
  • Appropriate load paths for wind forces
  • Details for connections and the transfer of wind forces
  • New developments affecting wind design

About the Speakers:

Dustin Corns, P.E. has over 15 years of experience designing joists and joist girders.  Dustin holds a Bachelor of Science in Engineering, with an emphasis in Civil Engineering, from The University of Tennessee at Martin. 

Dustin is a licensed engineer in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and New Mexico.  He has worked on projects ranging from small convenience stores to 3.6 million square foot warehouses.

In his spare time, Dustin enjoys spending time with his family, ATVing and spending time outdoors.  He recently returned from a four-day kayak-camping trip on the Buffalo National River in Arkansas.

Mike Miller has been with Vulcraft since 1981, working both in the design of joists for fabrication, and as a Sales Engineer, working with specifiers of Vulcraft products.  He is a licensed professional engineer in the state of Texas.  Since 1998, he has been based in the Dallas sales office, providing technical support for that office and several other offices in the Texas plant’s territory.

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