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Structural Timber Design to Eurocode 5 Book by Abdy Kermani and Jack Porteous

Structural Timber Design to Eurocode 5 providespractising engineers and specialist contractors with comprehensive,detailed information and in-depth guidance on the design of timberstructures based on the common rules and rules for buildings inEurocode 5 – Part 1-1. It will also be of interest toundergraduate and postgraduate students of civil and structuralengineering. It provides a step-by-step approach to the design of all of thecommonly used timber elements and connections using solid timber,glued laminated timber or wood based structural products, andincorporates the requirements of the UK National Annex. Itcovers: strength and stiffness properties of timber and itsreconstituted and engineered products key requirements of Eurocode 0, Eurocode 1 and Eurocode 5– Part 1-1 design of beams and columns of solid timber, glued laminated,composite and thin-webbed sections lateral stability requirements of timber structures design of mechanical connections subjected to lateral and/oraxial forces design of moment resisting rigid and semi-rigidconnections racking design of multi-storey platform framed walls Featuring numerous detailed worked examples, the second editionhas been thoroughly updated and includes information on theconsequences of amendments and revisions to EC5 published since thefirst edition, and the significant additional requirements of BSInon contradictory, complimentary information document (PD 6693-1-1)relating to EC5. The new edition also includes a new section onaxial stress conditions in composite sections, covering combinedaxial and bending stress conditions and reference to the majorrevisions to the design procedure for glued laminated timber.

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