Design of Wood Structures ASD/LRFD Eighth Edition

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Fully updated to cover the latest techniques and standards, the eighth edition of this comprehensive resource leads you through the complete design of a wood structure following the same sequence used in the actual design/construction process. Detailed equations, clear illustrations, and practical design examples are featured throughout the text. This up-to-date edition conforms to both the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and the 2018 National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS).

Design of Wood Structures-ASD/LRFD, Eighth Edition, covers:

  • Wood buildings and design criteria
  • Design loads
  • Behavior of structures under loads and forces
  • Properties of wood and lumber grades
  • Structural glued laminated timber
  • Beam design and wood structural panels
  • Axial forces and combined loading
  • Diaphragms and shearwalls
  • Wood and nailed connections
  • Bolts, lag bolts, and other connectors
  • Connection details and hardware
  • Diaphragm-to-shearwall anchorage
  • Requirements for seismically irregular structures
  • Residential buildings with wood light frames

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