Timber Designers' Manual

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Technology & Engineering - 560 pages
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This major reference manual covers both overall and detail designof structural timber, including aspects such as shear deflection,creep, dynamic and lateral stability considerations for flexuralmembers.

Available for the first time in paperback, the Third Edition wassubstantially revised to take account of the many changes since theprevious edition was published in 1984. It is based on BritishStandard BS 5268-2: 2002, which brought design concepts closer toEuropean practice and Eurocode 5.

Features of the Third Edition include:

* information on bolt values including a consideration of improvedperformance using 8.8 grade bolts.

* chapters on composite sections and Eurocode 5 on structuraltimber

* the latest developments in materials and products

* horizontal roof and floor diaphragms

* vertical shear walls

The manual also provides extensive tables and coefficients thatwill save the practising engineer many design hours. It will alsobe of interest as a reference for civil engineering undergraduatesand to timber manufacturers. Whilst the design examples in the bookare based on BS 5268, a large part of the content will haveinternational appeal, whatever code or standard is beingused.

From reviews of the last edition

'the complete design manual ... a 'must' - Timber TradesJournal
'the manual continues its established position as an authoritativereference and in providing numerous time saving design aids.' -Institute of Wood Science Journal

Cover design by Andrew Love

The Authors

E. Carl Ozelton is a consulting engineer specialising in the designand detailing of all forms of timber engineering and timber frameconstruction. Prior to setting up his own practice in 1977 he wasTechnical Director of Walter Holme & Sons Ltd, TimberEngineers, Liverpool and Technical Director of Prestoplan HomesLtd, Timber Frame Manufacturers, Preston.

He is a Chartered Structural Engineer, a Fellow of the Institutionof Structural Engineers and an Associate of the Institute of WoodScience. He was awarded first prize in the Plywood Design Award1966/7 sponsored by the Timber Trade Federation.

Jack. A. Baird, a Chartered Structural Engineer, specialisedinitially in structural steel work before becoming TachnicalManager of Newsum Timber Engineers, Following which he worked onBSI documents such as design code BS 5268. In 1970 he started theSwedish Timber Council, subsequently to become the Swedish FinnishTimber Council, in which role he produced factual information onmany aspects of timber such as structural timber, and helped topersuade Nordic sawmillers to machine stress grade at source to BS4978 under the Kitemark scheme. He co-authored the first edition ofTimber Designers' Manual with Carl Ozelton and was responsible forseeing the second edition through the press.

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Contents

1 The Materials Used in Timber Engineering
1
2 Stress Levels for Solid Timber
41
3 Loading
50
4 The Design of Beams General Notes
64
5 Beams of Solid Timber
99
6 Multiple Section Beams
117
7 Glulam Beams
123
8 Thin Web Beams
164
16 Multimember Columns
261
17 Glulam Columns
271
18 Mechanical Joints
280
19 Glue Joints including Finger Joints
336
20 Stress Skin Panels
352
21 Trusses
369
22 Structural Design for Fire Resistance
430
23 Considerations of Overall Stability
438

9 Lateral Stability of Beams
190
10 Structural Composite Lumber
201
11 Solid Timber Decking
211
12 Deection Practical and Special Considerations
221
13 Tension Members
236
14 General Design of Compression Members
242
15 Columns of Solid Timber
252
24 Preservation Durability Moisture Content
454
25 Considerations for the Structural Use of Hardwood
471
26 Prototype Testing
477
27 Design to Eurocode 5
480
28 Miscellaneous Tables
521
Index
538
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