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This major reference manual covers both overall and detail design of structural timber, including aspects such as shear deflection, creep, dynamic and lateral stability considerations for flexural members. It has been substantially revised to take account of changes since the last edition, nearly 20 years ago, and to include the latest revision of British Standard BS 5268-2 : 2002, which has brought design concepts closer to European practice and Eurocode 5. New features of the Third Edition include: revised information on bolt values including a consideration of improved performance using 8.8 grade boltsContent: Chapter 1 The Materials Used in Timber Engineering (pages 1–40): Chapter 2 Stress Levels for Solid Timber (pages 41–49): Chapter 3 Loading (pages 50–63): Chapter 4 The Design of Beams: General Notes (pages 64–98): Chapter 5 Beams of Solid Timber (pages 99–116): Chapter 6 Multiple Section Beams (pages 117–122): Chapter 7 Glulam Beams (pages 123–163): Chapter 8 Thin Web Beams (pages 164–189): Chapter 9 Lateral Stability of Beams (pages 190–200): Chapter 10 Structural Composite Lumber (pages 201–210): Chapter 11 Solid Timber Decking (pages 211–220): Chapter 12 Deflection. Practical and Special Considerations (pages 221–235): Chapter 13 Tension Members (pages 236–241): Chapter 14 General Design of Compression Members (pages 242–251): Chapter 15 Columns of Solid Timber (pages 252–260): Chapter 16 Multi?Member Columns (pages 261–270): Chapter 17 Glulam Columns (pages 271–279): Chapter 18 Mechanical Joints (pages 280–335): Chapter 19 Glue Joints, Including Finger Joints (pages 336–351): Chapter 20 Stress Skin Panels (pages 352–368): Chapter 21 Trusses (pages 369–429): Chapter 22 Structural Design for Fire Resistance (pages 430–437): Chapter 23 Considerations of Overall Stability (pages 438–453): Chapter 24 Preservation, Durability, Moisture Content (pages 454–469): Chapter 25 Considerations for the Structural Use of Hardwood (pages 471–476): Chapter 26 Prototype Testing (pages 477–479): Chapter 27 Design to Eurocode 5 (pages 480–520): Chapter 28 Miscellaneous Tables (pages 521–537):
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