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APA Engineered Wood Handbook : McGraw-Hill Handbooks - Thomas G. Williamson

APA Engineered Wood Handbook

McGraw-Hill Handbooks

Hardcover Published: 16th October 2001
ISBN: 9780071360296
Number Of Pages: 750

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*The only comprehensive reference available on glue-engineered wood composites
*Utilizes the International Building Code 2000 throughout
*Includes specifications, codes, design issues, application methods, charts and tables, and details never before found in a single reference

Contributorsp. ix
Prefacep. xi
Introduction to Wood as an Engineering Materialp. 1
Basic Structure of Woodp. 1
Resource and the Environmentp. 5
Physical Properties of Woodp. 8
Mechanical Propertiesp. 16
Durability of Engineered Wood Productsp. 23
Summaryp. 25
Referencesp. 25
Wood Structural Panelsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Growth of the Industryp. 3
Selecting Panelsp. 3
Construction Applicationsp. 12
Special Considerationsp. 36
Mechanical Propertiesp. 39
Physical Propertiesp. 71
Storage and Handlingp. 75
Referencesp. 76
Wood Structural Panels in Structural Componentsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Design of Glued Panel Lumber Box Beamsp. 2
Nailed Box Beam Designp. 28
Design and Fabrication of Wood Structural Panel/Stressed-Skin Panelsp. 34
Design and Fabrication of Wood Structural Insulated Panelsp. 62
Lumber for Panel/Lumber Componentsp. 71
Referencesp. 74
Additional Readingp. 74
Structural Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam)p. 1
Introductionp. 1
Growth of Industryp. 7
Standardsp. 7
Mechanical Propertiesp. 8
Physical Propertiesp. 36
Special Considerationsp. 40
Design Tablesp. 85
Field Handling and Installation Considerationsp. 142
Specifying Glued Laminated Timberp. 145
Referencesp. 149
Prefabricated Wood I-Joists and Engineered Rim Boardp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Prefabricated Wood I-Joistsp. 2
Moisture Performance of Engineered Wood vs. Lumberp. 6
Engineered Wood I-Joist Standardp. 11
I-Joists Design Propertiesp. 12
End-Use Applications--Floor Constructionp. 15
I-Joist Installation Details--Floorsp. 25
Special Design Considerations--Floorsp. 42
End-Use Applications--Roof Constructionp. 77
I-Joist Installation Details--Roofp. 96
Calculation Examplesp. 131
Engineered Wood Rim Boardp. 142
Storage, Handling, and Safety Recommendations for Engineered Wood Productsp. 152
Glossaryp. 154
Referencesp. 157
Structural Composite Lumberp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Growth of Industryp. 5
Standardsp. 6
Physical Propertiesp. 8
Mechanical Propertiesp. 10
End-Use Applicationsp. 25
Special Design Considerationsp. 26
Design Tablesp. 27
Design Examplesp. 34
Installation Detailsp. 42
Tips on Field Handlingp. 46
Glossary and Indexp. 48
Referencesp. 48
Designing for Lateral Loadsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Terminologyp. 1
Shear Wallsp. 3
Diaphragmsp. 27
Advanced Topics for Lateral Load Designp. 40
Referencesp. 46
Additional Readingp. 48
Mechanical Fasteners and Connectionsp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Connection Designp. 2
Types of Mechanical Fasteners and Connectorsp. 15
Special Fastening and Connection Issuesp. 84
Referencesp. 87
Treatments and Finishes for Woodp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Preservative Treatmentsp. 1
Fire-Retardant Finishes and Treatmentsp. 15
Finishing Untreated Wood Productsp. 18
Referencesp. 37
Fire- and Noise-Rated Systemsp. 1
Introduction to Fire-Rated Systemsp. 1
Introduction to Noise-Rated Systemsp. 21
Referencesp. 34
Additional Readingp. 35
Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (FRP)-Wood Hybrid Compositesp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Fiber-Reinforced Polymersp. 2
FRP Standardsp. 17
Applications of FRP as Reinforcements in Engineering Wood Compositesp. 19
Future Researchp. 28
Referencesp. 28
Designing and Detailing for Permanencep. 1
Factors Causing Degeneration of Wood Structuresp. 2
Building Design and Detailing for Permanencep. 14
Glossaryp. 70
Referencesp. 73
Appendix Ap. 1
Indexp. 1
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ISBN: 9780071360296
ISBN-10: 0071360298
Series: McGraw-Hill Handbooks
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 750
Published: 16th October 2001
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 16.0  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 1.36
Edition Number: 1

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