Wood - Handbook
Credit: 36 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $216.00
Summarizes information on wood as an engineering material. Presents properties of wood and wood-based products of particular concern to the architect and engineer. Includes discussion of designing with wood and wood-based products along with some pertinent uses.
- Characteristics and Availability of Commercially Important Wood
- Structure of Wood
- Physical Properties and Moisture Relations of Wood
- Mechanical Properties of Wood
- Commercial Lumber
- Lumber Stress Grades and Design Properties
- Structural Analysis Equations
- Adhesive Bonding of Wood Materials
- Wood-Based Composites and Panel Products
- Glued Structural Members
- Drying and Control of Moisture Content and Dimensional Changes
- Biodetrioration of Wood
- Wood Preservation
- Finishing of Wood
- Use of Wood In Building and Bridges
- Fire Safety
- Round Timbers and Ties
- Specialty Treatments
US Forest Services
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