Light Wood Trusses

by R.F. Luxford,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 7, Pg. 1-48

Document Type: Journal Paper


New equipment for testing wood trusses applies load through system of cables and sheaves; testing of nailed and glued trusses; each reaction is measured by calibrated load cell; tables give stress values for various spans and slopes, and for various constructions of trusses; advantages of light wood trusses; jointing techniques.

Subject Headings: Load tests | Cables | Wood | Trusses | Construction equipment | Wood construction | Load factors | Material tests

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