Pedestrian Cable Railings: Guardrails with Cable Infill

Pedestrian Cable Railings: Guardrails with Cable Infill

to take this course

This course will examine the code and design requirements for railing systems using cable as the railing in-fill material. Information about cables, frames, and both vertical and horizontal cable railing systems will be presented along with a review of specific design considerations and applications. In addition, appropriate frame construction, spacing, and tension requirements will be discussed along with details about mounting and tensioning hardware, devices, and fittings needed to properly install cable railing systems.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the unique design requirements for a railing using cable as a railing in-fill
  2. Design the cable railing to meet the International Building code requirements of a cable guardrail system
  3. List the different types of frames suitable to safely withstand the tension of a cable railing system
  4. Explain the characteristics of different cable constructions
  5. Choose the best hardware to attach the cables to different termination materials
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(05) Metals
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion