February 2, 2021 - 12:00pm to February 23, 2021 - 2:00pm
This 4 part webinar describes the properties, uses, and specification of structural aluminum alloys and tempers used in civil construction, and shows how required and available forces are determined for aluminum alloy members and mechanically fastened and welded connections.  Methods are in accordance with the 2020 Aluminum Design Manual published by the Aluminum Association.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn the major aluminum alloy groups and their uses
  2. Learn the principal structural properties of aluminum
  3. Become proficient in designing aluminum structural members and connections 


  • February 2, 2021
  • February 9, 2021
  • February 16, 2021
  • February 23, 2021

Sessions will not be recorded

8 CE Hours


Member - $320
Non-Member - $450
This is a virtual event on Zoom. Please register before 2:00pm on Monday, 2/1/21 to ensure you receive access to the presentation.

About the Speaker

J. Randolph Kissell, P.E.

Randy Kissell is a managing consultant for Trinity Consultants and has over 40 years of experience designing aluminum structures.  He co-authored Aluminum Structures - A Guide to Their Specifications and Design published by John Wiley, co-holds numerous US patents on aluminum structures, and was featured on the cover of Structural Engineer magazine in 2013.  Structures he has designed have been featured in Civil Engineering, Engineering News-Record, and at the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Structures Congresses.  He has conducted ASCE’s Designing Aluminum Structures seminar since 2002 and similar seminars for the National Council of Structural Engineering Associations and the American Welding Society.

Mr. Kissell is the secretary of the Engineering Advisory Committee of the Aluminum Association, responsible for the Specification for Aluminum Structures, used throughout the US for aluminum structural design.  He is the chair of the American Welding Society’s Subcommittee on Aluminum Structures and a member of the ASTM Light Metal Alloys committee and the Canadian Standards Association’s committee on Strength Design in Aluminum.




Theodore Shew ( SE Consultants )
Brian Spencer ( Architechnics, Inc. )
Sarv Nayyar ( Retired )
John Miller ( Nayyar & Nayyar, International, Inc. )
Clark Baurer ( Clark T. Baurer Structural Engineer )
Daniel Runde ( Runde Engineering, Inc. )
James Senffner ( Senffner & Associates, Ltd. )
Mike Berkey ( RCL Engineering )
Sam Muhamed ( The Aluminum Association )
Myles Badour ( Ruby+Associates, Inc. )
Phillip Gregory ( Farnsworth Group, Inc. )
Arek Mazurek ( REX Engineering Group )
Stephanie Crain ( SEAOI )
Mary Jane Davis ( SEAOI )
Randy Kissell ( Trinity Consultants )