Loads and Allowable Stresses
- 167 Downloads
This chapter is in two parts. Part I deals with loads—the forces to which timber structures may be subjected. It concerns the sources of these loads and shows how to compute their magnitudes. Part II covers the method code writers use to establish allowable stresses and shows how the structural designer selects and modifies those allowables to design by the service load method.
KeywordsWind Load Wind Force Dead Load Live Load Design Load
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.National Design Specification for Wood Construction, National Forest Products Association, Washington, DC, 1986.Google Scholar
- 2.Uniform Building Code,International Conference of Building Officials, Whittier, CA, 1985.Google Scholar
- 3.Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures,ANSI 58.1–82, American National Standards Institute, Inc., New York, 1982.Google Scholar
- 4.Standard Methods of Testing Small Clear Specimens of Timber,D143–52 (1978), American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA.Google Scholar
- 5.Standard Methods for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values,D2555–81, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA.Google Scholar
- 6.Standard Methods for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties for Visually Graded Lumber,D245, American Society for Testing and Materials, Philadelphia, PA.Google Scholar
- 7.Biblis, E. J., “Shear Deflection of Wood Beams,” Forest Products Journal, 15 (11), 1965, pp. 492–498.Google Scholar
- 8.Building Code Requirements for Reinforced Concrete,ACI 318–83, American Concrete Institute, Detroit, MI, 1983.Google Scholar
- 9.Load and Resistance Factor Design, Specification for Structural Steel for Buildings, American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc., Chicago, IL, 1986.Google Scholar
- 10.Bodig, J., and B. A. Jayne, Mechanics of Wood and Wood Compostites, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1982.Google Scholar