Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams, 7th Ed by Robert Kim MSCE PE

Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams, 7th Ed

Book Title: Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams, 7th Ed

Publisher: Professional Publications, Inc.

ISBN: 1591261767

Author: Robert Kim MSCE PE


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Robert Kim MSCE PE with Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams, 7th Ed

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Timber Design for the Civil and Structural PE Exams is a comprehensive study guide that uses the inductive teaching method to help readers apply the ASD/LRFD national Design Specifications to realistic problem scenarios, and understand the design theories the solving methods are based on. Design examples and scenario-based practice problems will help you apply what you learn, whether you are preparing for the Civil PE or Structural Engineering (SE) exams, are a student in a timber design course, or are a practicing engineer.

Prepare to Pass the Civil PE and SE Exams
  • Provides an overview of timber-related codes and standards, including how to use NDS 2005 specifications
  • Lists the most-used NDS equations, figures, and tables for easy access
  • Cross-references solution steps to NDS sections
  • Solves problems using both Load Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) and Allowable Stress Design (ASD) timber design methods
  • Features 40 design examples and 6 scenario-based practice problems with step-by-step solutions

Topics Covered

  • Structural and Physical Properties of Wood
  • Mechanical Properties of Lumber
  • Lumber Size Categories and Allowable Design Stress
  • Beam Design: Sawn Lumber of Wood and Glued Laminated Timber
  • Axial Members
  • Combined Bending and Axial Loading
  • Mechanical Connections
  • Nails, Spikes, and Bolts
  • Lag Screws and Wood Screws
  • Split Rings and Shear Plates
  • Plywood and Nonplywood Structural Panels