Design for timber structures Volume 1

Design for timber structures Volume 1
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The book series Design of timber structures Volume 1–3 has been produced to make it easier for structural designers to calculate timber structures and it is adapted to Eurocodes. It is being used for higher education at universities and institutes.
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Design of timber structures Volume 2
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The book series Design of timber structures Volume 1–3 has been produced to make it easier for structural designers to calculate timber structures and it is adapted to Eurocodes. It is being used for higher education at universities and institutes.
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Future opportunities for British timber
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This research summary is a collaborative effort funded by the Forestry Commission and carried out by a number of different partners including TRADA Technology Ltd - split into three sections.
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Summary of selected research papers presented at: Wood is Good: Current trends and futureprospects in wood utilization
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Compilation of selected research papers presented at: Wood is Good: Current trends and future prospects in wood utilization.
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Timber species
Timber species
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Understand the differences between species of timber, how they are classify and main differences in the softwood and hardwood groups.
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timber in strength and spans
Timber strength and spans
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Understand the importance of timber grading, how it is done and how the supplier's stamp should look like.
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treated timber
Treated timber
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Read on some of the key considerations to be made when deciding between specifying naturally durable or treated timber.
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Module: Timber as a material Unit: Why choose timber?
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Learn the basic properties and qualities that timber has to offer, and some of the several different practical applications.
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Module: Timber as a material Unit: The tree
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Introduction into trees, its different types and how they subdivide into heartwood and sapwood.
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Module: Timber as a material Unit: Moisture content and durability
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Read on the moisture content and durability of timber, the different drying processes and the movement or shrinkage when in loss of moisture.
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