Connections

Traditional Timber Connections
Traditional Timber Connections
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Timber is a centuries-old building material, and many timber connections found in the earliest surviving structures continue to bein use today, in both structural and non-structural applications.
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Timber Connection Design
Timber Connection Design
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As a natural material, timber experiences dimensional changes due to moisture content which connectors must withstand. If connectors are exposed, their aesthetics plus the durability of the timber should be considered.
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Adhesive Connections
Adhesive Connections
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Glued joints provide a surface fix connection for timber components, creating stiff connections that do not shift under load, with shear forces in particular transmitted in the joint.
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Behaviour of wood in joints and connections
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Read on the behavior of wood in joints and how timber splitting, moisture changes, temperature and chemical interaction can affect
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Drying and moisture content
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Understand the important of drying timber and the correlation between strength and moisture content.
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Design of structural timber connections
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Understand the different types of connections that can be used in timber and how it varies according to the needs in the structure.
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Introduction to connections
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Introduction into connections, the evolution of timber structures, types of connections, design criteria, fire resistance and durability
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Connections for various assembly forms – Part 1
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Part 1 of 2 about connections for several assembly forms
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Connections for various assembly forms – Part 2
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Part 2 of 2 about connections for several assembly forms
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Screw connections
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Learn about the different crew connections, sizes, limitations and calculation methods
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