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CIVE 512 Wood and Timber Design 3.0 Credits

Covers properties, species and grades of wood; definitions and general principles of wood and timber design including light wood frame construction and mass timber (CLT) construction; analysis and design of simple joists/beams and girders for flexure, shear, deflections, and bearing; analysis and design of compression and tension members, and beam-columns; shear walls and horizontal diaphragms; sustainability of mass timber construction; simple connections. The focus will be on the ASD method with a few examples using the LRFD method.

College/Department: College of Engineering
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit
Prerequisites: CIVE 302 [Min Grade: D] and CIVE 303 [Min Grade: D]

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