APA Engineered Wood Handbook / Edition 1

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*The only comprehensive reference available on glue-engineered wood composites

*Utilizes the International Building Code 2000 throughout

*Includes specifications, codes, design issues, application methods, charts and tables, and details never before found in a single reference

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071360296
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/25/2001
  • Series: Civil Engineering Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 750
  • Product dimensions: 6.30 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.87 (d)

Meet the Author

Thomas G. Williamson (Tacoma, WA) is the Director of the Technical Services Division of APA, overseeing a staff of 20 scientists, engineers, technicians and support personnel who are responsible for the technical and research activities of the association. Mr. Williamson is also Executive Vice President of Engineered Wood Systems (EWS), a related corporation of APA. EWS represents manufacturers of glued laminated timber (glulam), laminated veneer lumber (LVL), prefabricated wood I-joists and other related glued engineered wood composites. Mr. Williamson is co-editor of the McGraw-Hill WOOD ENGINEERING AND CONSTRUCTION HANDBOOK and is co-author of the chapter on Wood Construction of the McGraw-Hill BUILDING DESIGNS AND CONSTRUCTION HANDBOOK.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to Wood as an Engineering Material
Ch. 2 Wood Structural Panels
Ch. 3 Wood Structural Panels in Structural Components
Ch. 4 Structural Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam)
Ch. 5 Prefabricated Wood I-Joists and Engineered Rim Board
Ch. 6 Structural Composite Lumber
Ch. 7 Designing for Lateral Loads
Ch. 8 Mechanical Fasteners and Connections
Ch. 9 Treatments and Finishes for Wood
Ch. 10 Fire- and Noise-Rated Systems
Ch. 11 Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP)-Wood Hybrid Composites
Ch. 12 Designing and Detailing for Permanence
App. A
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