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Courses - Fall 2023
Engineering, Civil Department Site
Advanced Topics in Civil Engineering; Design of Timber Structures
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
This course will expose students to the design of timber structures covering the following topics: Analysis and design of solid and glue laminated timber members and structural systems including tension members, beams (flexural members), columns, beam-columns, floor diaphragms, shear walls, and connections. This course focuses on medium-rise wood buildings constructed of cross-laminated timber (CLT) members. Project based learning approach will be used. The current version of the National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction with LRFD design method is used.