Eurocode 5

Vibrations
Vibration
||
Eurocode 5 requires that any reasonably anticipated actions on a timber member, component or structure should not cause vibrations that affect the function of the structure or cause unacceptable discomfort to occupants.
continue reading
Eurocode 5: Load Duration
||
Load duration calculations enable structural designs which optimise timber’s ability to withstand higher stresses under shorter periods of time.
continue reading
Specifying wood-based panels for structural use
||
Differentiate the changes in marking on products placed within the UK, considering the departure from the European Union.
continue reading
Timber joist and deck floors – avoiding movement
||
Comprehend how to avoid movement and noises in timber floors and decks and assure a continous performance throughout time.
continue reading
Glued laminated timber (Glulam)
||,
Learn on the design process of glulam design according to either BS 5268 or Eurocode 5
continue reading
EC5 and supplementary standards
||,
Read on the different regulations that have to be in place when designing with timber
continue reading
Creep
||,
Read on how creep could be calculated to express long term deflections for a timber beam as required by Eurocode 5.
continue reading
Structural columns and buckling
||,
Read on structural columns and buckling, how to calculate stability, combined bending and axial compression.
continue reading
Structural timber – sizes and permitted deviations
||,
Learn about structural timber and all the deviations that have to be followed according to European Standards.
continue reading
Assessment and repair of structural timber
||
Identify the different ways to repair structural timber according to the structural assessment of the intended purpose, appearance and performance.
continue reading