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This major structural engineering manual covers overall detail design of structural timber and includes extensive tables and coefficients for speedy reference. The new edition takes account of revisions to BS 5268: Part 2 and outlines the new Eurocode on timber.
The materials used in timber engineering; Stress levels for solid timber; Loading; The design of beams - general notes; Beams of solid timber; Multiple section beams; Glulam beams; Thin web beams; Lateral stability of beams; Structure composite lumber; Solid timber decking; Deflection. Practical and special considerations; Tension members; General design of compression members; Columns of solid timber; Multi-member columns; Glulam columns; Mechanical joints; Glue joints, including finger joints; Stress skin panels; Trusses; Structural design for fire resistance; Consideration of overall stability; Preservation.Durability.Moisture content; Considerations for the structural use of hardwood; Prototype testing; Design to eurocode 5; Miscellaneous tables
From reviews of the last edition 'the complete design manual ... a 'must' - Timber Trades Journal 'the manual continues its established position as an authoritative reference and in providing numerous time saving design aids.' - Institute of Wood Science Journal