Tension

Module: Structural characteristics Unit: Strength properties
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Comprehend the strength properties of timber and its structure
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Module: Introduction to timber engineering design Unit: Limit state design: Worked example: Design for tension
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This worked example covers beams subjected to: tension parallel grain, combined bending and axial tension, and tension perpendicular to grain
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Module: Further topics in timber engineering Unit: Splitting and tension perpendicular to grain
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Read the calculation method to check splitting due to tension perpendicular to grain.
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