Wood Structures: A Design Guide and Commentary

Task Committee on Status-of-the-art: Wood Committee on Wood, ASCE Structural Division, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-109-1 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-109-X (ISBN-10), 1975, Soft Cover, Pg. 416
13.7 x 21.4 cm
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This book, Wood Structures: A Design Guide and Commentary, is intended to present significant research and development findings as related to the design of wood structures. This guide and commentary provides the engineer with a comprehensive reference source containing recommended basic concepts for the effective use of wood. It covers topics such as concepts of solid mechanics for wood, structural lumber, glued laminated timber construction, plywood design basics, wood poles and piles, structural particleboard, combined wood structural elements, wood connections, and treatments, fire considerations, and finishes.

Subject Headings: Wood preservatives | Wood construction | Wood piles | Wood structures | Structural design | Research and development | Structural mechanics | Laminated materials


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