Book Title: 2012 Wood Design Package - including the National Design Specification® for Wood Construction (NDS®) & NDS Supplement: Design Values for Wood Construction (4 volumes set)
Author: American Wood Council
This four volume set includes the code-recognized National Design Specification (NDS) for Wood Construction (2012 Edition) with Commentary and Supplement: Design Values for Wood Construction.
The 2012 Wood Design Package brings together all required elements for design of wood structures in one comprehensive document. It includes design information and examples for wind and seismic conditions, sawn lumber, structural glued laminated timber, structural-use panels, shear walls and diaphragms, poles and piles, I-joists, structural composite lumber, structural connections (nails, bolts, screws), metal plate connected wood trusses, and pre-engineered metal connectors. The Wood Design Package also includes: 2008 Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic (SDPWS) with Commentary and ASD/LRFD Manual for Engineered Wood Construction.