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Design of Wood Structures-ASD/LRFD
• Author(s): Donald Breyer, Kenneth Fridley, David Pollock, Jr., and Kelly Cobeen
• Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
• Publication Date: December 15, 2006 (1025 pages)
• ISBN-13: 978-0071455398 | ISBN-10: 0071455396

This state-of-the-art new edition of the field's leading text puts authoritative design guidance at your fingertips. This trusted reference demonstrates all necessary steps and techniques, following the sequence of materials and elements in the same order used in actual design. It keeps you current with the latest codes and industry standards, and provides large numbers of practical design examples.

  • Conforms to the 2006 IBC
  • Addresses new 2005 NDS provisions, and combines dual-format ASD/LRFD specification, equations, and problems throughout
  • Includes ASCE 7-05 load standard provisions

Topics include: Wood Buildings and Design Criteria • Design Loads • Properties of Wood and Lumber Grades • Structural Glued Laminated Timber • Beam Design • Axial Forces and Combined Loading • Wood Structural Panels • Diapgms • Shearwalls • Wood Connections • Nailed and Stapled Connections • Bolts, Lag Bolts, and Other Connectors • Connection Hardware • Diaphragm-to-Shearwall Anchorage • Advanced Topics in Lateral Force Design

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