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Design of Wood Structures - ASD/LRFD, Seventh Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9780071745604

Continuing the sterling standard set by earlier editions, this indispensable reference leads you through the complete design of a wood structure (except for the foundation), following the same sequence used in the actual design/construction process.


  • Wood Buildings and Design Criteria
  • Design Loads
  • Properties of Wood and Lumber Grades
  • Structural Glued Laminated Timber
  • Beam Design
  • Axial Forces and Combined Bending
  • Wood Structural Panels
  • Horizontal Diaphragms
  • Shearwalls
  • Wood Connections -- Background
  • Nailed and Stapled Connections
  • Bolts, Lag Bolts, and other Connectors
  • Connection Hardware
  • Diaphragm-to-Shearwall Anchorage
  • Advanced Topics in Lateral Force Design
  • Appendices

Reflects provisions of the 2012 (IBC) International Building Code and 2012 (NDS) National Design Specification for Wood Construction provisions, and combines dual-format ASD/LRFD specifications, equations, and problems throughout. Includes ASCE 7-10 load standard provisions.