Author(s): E. Varoglu, S.F. Stiemer & R. Taylor
The complexity and the cost of the timber connection design is one of the
major impediments to expanded use of wood products in low rise non-
The complexity of timber connection design is dealt
with in this paper by a design aid developed for use on a personal computer by
an architect or an engineer.
The timber connection design is formulated as a
This approach is adaptable with ease as new wood
products, new hardware and fasteners are introduced into the market place.
During this development, several structural engineering issues summarized as
good engineering practice in connection design were formalized.
Also, use of a
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Paper DOI: 10.2495/AI950551
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