Wood - Handbook

Credit: 36 PDH Hours
Course Fee: $216.00
Pages: 486

How it Work!

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  2. After passing the quiz, follow the page, pay for the course and print your certificate.

Course Summary

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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
  • Fastenings
  • 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

Course Author

US Forest Services

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Certificate of completion of the course

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This online PDH course can also be used as a continuing education course for the following.


Civil Engineering

Structural Engineering

Mechanical Engineering