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ARCC 4202 [0.5 credit] Wood Engineering

Introduction to structural design in timber. Properties, anatomy of wood, wood products, factors affecting strength and behaviour, strength evaluation and testing. Design of columns, beams and beam-columns. Design of trusses, frames, glulam structures, plywood components, formwork, foundations, connections, connectors. Inspection, maintenance and repair. (Elective course).
Also listed as CIVE 4202.
Prerequisite(s): CIVE 2200, CIVE 2700.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.