Timber Construction Manual

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ISBN-13: 9780470545096
ISBN-10: 0470545097
Author: American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC); Jeff D Linville
Pages: 672

Timber Construction Manual 6th Edition is the definitive design and construction industry source for building with structural glued laminated timber. The book provides architects, engineers, contractors, educators and related professionals with up-to-date information on engineered timber construction, including the latest codes and construction methods, as well as authoritative design recommendations. Content is organized to flow easily from information on wood properties and applications to specific design considerations. The book is based on the most reliable technical data available and this edition has been thoroughly revised to encompass:

  • A thorough update of all recommended design criteria for timber structural members, systems and connections
  • An expanded collection of real-world design examples supported with detailed schematic drawings
  • New material on the role of glulam in sustainable building practices
  • The latest design and construction codes, including the 2012 National Design Specification for Wood Construction, AITC 117-2010, and examples featuring ASCE 7-10 and IBC 2009.