Structural Detailing in Timber: A Comparative Study of British, European and American Codes and Practices / Edition 1

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This manual provides a step-by-step approach to the detailing of timber, and deals with codes of practice from the UK, Europe, America and Russia. It provides practical and up-to-date information on various aspects of timber construction and covers the fundamentals of drawing and drafting practices, connections and fastening and structural detailing of various timber elements. The types of structures covered represent the bulk of the typical fabricator's work in timber structures such as buildings, bridges, grid-works, shells, folded plates etc. It includes some examples of timber detailing in CAD form as well as numerous line drawings and detailing sheets, the latter linked to international codes of practice.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781420068344
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/30/2009
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Metric Conversion
Introduction
Standard Specifications for Timber and Timber Connections
Timber Design Calculations - a Comparative Study of Codes
Data on Timber Fastening and Joints
Structural Detailing of Timber Joints and Components
Roofs and Roofing Elements
Timber Structures - Case Studies
Bibliography
Codes of Practice

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