CENG 5318: Design 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. Co-listed with CENG 4318. The graduate student will complete an additional project. Prerequisite: MENG 3306 and CENG 3325.