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Title:
Timber construction manual; a manual for architects, engineers, contractors, laminators, and fabricators concerned with engineered timber buildings and other structures.
Author:
American Institute of Timber Construction.
Edition:
Second edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, 1974.
Physical Description:
1 volume (various pagings) illustrations 23 cm
General Note:
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."

"Timber construction standards, AITC 100-72 ... sixth edition, 1972, " with special t.p. bound in at end.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780471025498
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Preface
General Nomenclature
1 Timber Construction
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Economy
1.3 Permanence
1.4 Seasoning, Handling, Storage, and Assembly
1.5 Fire Safety
2 Physical Properties of Wood
2.1 General
2.2 Specific Gravity and Specific Weight of Commercial Lumber Species
2.3 Dimensional Changes Due to Moisture and Temperature
2.4 Thermal Insulating Properties
2.5 Wood in Chemical Environments
2.6 Acoustical Properties
2.7 Electrical Properties
2.8 Coefficient of Friction
3 Timber Design
3.1 General
3.2 Loads and Forces
3.3 Design Values
3.4 Adjustment Factors
3.5 Serviceability and Deflection
3.6 Camber
3.7 Ponding
4 Structural Members
4.1 General
4.2 Bending Members
4.3 Torsion
4.4 Axially Loaded Members
4.5 General Equations
4.6 Tapered Straight Beams
4.7 Curved Members
4.8 Arches
5 Timber Connections and Fasteners
5.1 General
5.2 Adjustment Factors
5.2 Net and Effective Section
5.3 Angle of Load to Grain
5.5 Load at Angle to Fastener Axis
5.6 Effect of Treatment
5.7 Uplift and Anchorage Loads
5.8 Fastener Row and Group Tear Out
5.9 Fasteners Installed in End Grain
5.10 Bearing
5.11 Bolts and Lag Screws Loaded Laterally
5.12 Fasteners Loaded in Withdrawal
5.13 Fasteners Loaded Laterally and in Withdrawal
5.14 Wood Screws
5.15 Nails and Spikes
5.16 Drift Pins
5.17 Staples
5.18 Light Metal Framing Devices
5.19 Metal Truss Plate Connections
5.20 Split Ring and Shear Plate Connectors
5.21 Moment Splices
5.22 Timber Rivets
5.23 Wood Joinery
5.24 Detailing
6 Structural Systems
6.1 General
6.2 Post and Beam
6.2 Pole Construction, Post-Frame Construction, and Timber Piles
6.3 Sheathing and Decking
6.4 Timber Trusses
6.5 Structural Diaphragms
6.7 Timber Bridges
7 Load and Resistance Factor Design
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Design Values
7.3 Load Combinations and Load Factors
7.4 Resistance Factors
7.5 Time Effect Factor
7.6 Adjustment Factors
7.7 Design Checks
7.8 Design Example
7.9 Conclusion
8 Reference Information
8.1 Typical Construction Details
8.2 Standard Appearance Grades for Structural Glued Laminated Timber
8.3 Guide for Specifying Structural Glued Laminated Timber
Appendix
References
Index