Principles of timber design for architects and builders
Examines current industry standards concerned with the use of wood and wood products. Features detailed studies of joists, special beams, residential trusses and arches. Contains accessible tables in order to figure out the most economical way of building a structure using wood. Includes numerous examples.
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Principles of Timber Design for Architects and Builders
Don A. Halperin,G. Thomas Bible
Limited preview - 1994
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