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MCGRAW - Design of Wood Structures—ASD/LRFD, Eighth Edition

Organization: MCGRAW
Publication Date: 1 January 2020
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Abstract:

The leading wood design reference-thoroughly revised with the latest codes and data.

Fully updated to cover the latest techniques and standards, 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

Author: Donald E. Breyer, P.E.; Kelly E. Cobeen, S.E.; Zeno Martin, S.E.

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