Wood Diaphragms: Progress Report of a Sub-Committee of the Committee on Timber Structures of the Structural Division

Committee on Timber Structures

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 6, Pg. 1-10

Document Type: Journal Paper


Wood structural systems are chiefly assemblies of diaphragms in form of joist floors, raftered roofs, and stud walls; diaphragms are used in conjunction with trusses, rigid frames, and arches, and with collateral masonry, reinforced concrete and steel elements; general consideration of design of wood diaphragms and their functions. (33 refs.)

Subject Headings: Wood structures | Wood floors | Wood frames | Diaphragms (structural) | Wood | Steel frames | Concrete frames | Reinforced concrete

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