Five-Story Timber Framed Building

by Byron L. Nishkian, (F.ASCE), Pres.; Nishkian, Hammill & Assocs., Inc., San Francisco, Calif.,

Serial Information: Civil Engineering—ASCE, 1980, Vol. 50, Issue 8, Pg. 48-50

Document Type: Feature article


Multi-story glu-lam frames used as a structural system in the Terman Engineering Center, Stanford University. Covers the problem and solution of combining timber framing with reinforced concrete and concrete block. Discusses the heterogeneous structure with regard to seismic loads.

Subject Headings: Reinforced concrete | Concrete blocks | Mid-rise buildings | Wood | Frames | Wood structures | Seismic loads | Earthquake resistant structures

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