CEGE 4417: Structural Engineering Design of Wood Buildings

3 Credits

This course provides an in-depth presentation of topics in design of wood structures. The course is intended for advanced undergraduate and entering graduate students who have completed CEGE 4401 or equivalent. The course extends basic concepts of member design, which are covered in CEGE 4401, to wood members and simple wood structures. Knowledge of basic concrete and steel design, construction materials and structural analysis is presumed. Topics covered in the course include: wood properties and grading; design criteria using sawn wood, glue-laminated wood, and plywood; design of beams, columns, trusses, shear diaphragms and floors; connections for wood structures; and building codes and test methods. Prereqs: CEGE 4401 or equivalent

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