Joints

Module: Structural characteristics Unit: 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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Module: Structural characteristics Unit: 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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Module: Timber connections Unit: 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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Module: Timber connections Unit: Carpentry joints
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Understand the criteria for carpentry joints and the different categories that can be found
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Module: Introduction to timber engineering design Unit: Multiple fastener joints
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This unit will cover how a multiple fastener joint is formed and, the difference between the sum of capacities of individual fasteners against multiple fastener joints
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