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Timber Construction Manual

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ISBN-10: 047123687X

ISBN-13: 9780471236870

Edition: 5th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: American Institute of Timber Construction Staff

List price: $185.00
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Since its first publication in 1966, Timber Construction Manual has become the definitive design and construction industry source for building with wood, both sawn lumber and structural glued laminated timber. Timber Construction Manual, Fifth Edition features an improved organization of content to provide architects, engineers, contractors, educators, the laminating and fabricating industry, and all others having a need for reliable, up-to-date technical data and recommendations on engineered timber construction with essential knowledge of wood and its application to specific design considerations. Based on the most reliable technical data available, this defining guide has been thoroughly revised to encompass: The latest design procedures for timber construction, featuring thorough updates of all recommended design criteria for timber members, systems, and fasteners A simplified design procedure for pitched and tapered curved beams An entirely new chapter on Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and an updated section on the chemical properties of wood The latest design and construction codes, including the 2001 National Design Specification for Wood from the National Forest Products Association, AITC 117-2004, and examples featuring ASCE 7-02 and IBC 2003 More cross-referencing to other available AITC standards and less superfluous full citations result in a leaner book with more useful, up-to-date information
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Book details

List price: $185.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/18/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

General Nomenclature
Timber Construction
Seasoning, Handling, Storage, and Assembly
Fire Safety
Physical Properties of Wood
Specific Gravity and Specific Weight of Commercial Lumber Species
Dimensional Changes Due to Moisture and Temperature
Thermal Insulating Properties
Wood in Chemical Environments
Acoustical Properties
Electrical Properties
Coefficient of Friction
Timber Design
Loads and Forces
Design Values
Adjustment Factors
Serviceability and Deflection
Structural Members
Bending Members
Axially Loaded Members
General Equations
Tapered Straight Beams
Curved Members
Timber Connections and Fasteners
Adjustment Factors
Net and Effective Section
Angle of Load to Grain
Load at Angle to Fastener Axis
Effect of Treatment
Uplift and Anchorage Loads
Fastener Row and Group Tear Out
Fasteners Installed in End Grain
Bolts and Lag Screws Loaded Laterally
Fasteners Loaded in Withdrawal
Fasteners Loaded Laterally and in Withdrawal
Wood Screws
Nails and Spikes
Drift Pins
Light Metal Framing Devices
Metal Truss Plate Connections
Split Ring and Shear Plate Connectors
Moment Splices
Timber Rivets
Wood Joinery
Structural Systems
Post and Beam
Pole Construction, Post-Frame Construction, and Timber Piles
Sheathing and Decking
Timber Trusses
Structural Diaphragms
Timber Bridges
Load and Resistance Factor Design
Design Values
Load Combinations and Load Factors
Resistance Factors
Time Effect Factor
Adjustment Factors
Design Checks
Design Example
Reference Information
Typical Construction Details
Standard Appearance Grades for Structural Glued Laminated Timber
Guide for Specifying Structural Glued Laminated Timber