Design of Timber StructuresCollege of Engineering
Construction and engineering concepts related to timber or wood design. Review of applicable building codes. Design based on the ASD/LRFD National Design Specification for Wood Structures, latest edition. Design topics include lumber specifications, design values, strength modification values, beam design, shear design, bearing design, column design, beam-columns, tension members, structural walls, and diaphragms. Connection topics using nails, screws, bolts and split rings.