CENG 4318: Design of Timber Structures

Introduction to the design of structural elements for timber buildings including tension and compression members, timber trusses, plywood decking, beam-columns, bolted and nailed connections, diaphragms, shear walls, and columns; design of timber elements by allowable stress and strength design methods; introduction to construction techniques, materials and terminology used in timber design. Prerequisite: CENG 3325. Co-listed with CENG 5318.