Structural Detailing in Timber: A Comparative Study of British, European and American Codes and Practices (Hardback) book cover

Structural Detailing in Timber

A Comparative Study of British, European and American Codes and Practices

Edited by M.Y.H. Bangash

© 2009 – Whittles Publishing

256 pages

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Hardback: 9781420068344
pub: 2009-10-09
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About the Book

This manual provides a step-by-step approach to the detailing of timber, and deals with codes of practice from the UK, Europe, America and Russia. It provides practical and up-to-date information on various aspects of timber construction and covers the fundamentals of drawing and drafting practices, connections and fastening and structural detailing of various timber elements. The types of structures covered represent the bulk of the typical fabricator's work in timber structures such as buildings, bridges, grid-works, shells, folded plates etc. It includes some examples of timber detailing in CAD form as well as numerous line drawings and detailing sheets, the latter linked to international codes of practice.

Table of Contents



Metric Conversion


Standard Specifications for Timber and Timber Connections

Timber Design Calculations - a Comparative Study of Codes

Data on Timber Fastening and Joints

Structural Detailing of Timber Joints and Components

Roofs and Roofing Elements

Timber Structures - Case Studies


Codes of Practice

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany