Text icon  Design of Wood Beams: Exercise

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Description: This resourse is an exercise to the Design of Wood Beams lecture. It describes, through a series of hand calculations, the process of checking timber joists for their application in a structure with specific loads.
Keywords: timber • bending moment • shear force • section capacity • wood beam • design
Categories: Materials > Hybrids > Natural materials > Wood
Applications > Construction
Properties > Mechanical & thermal
Other topics > Design
Other topics > Material selection
Created by: Peter von Bülow, University of Michigan
Contributions: Matt Ducharme-Smith, University of Michigan
Michael Lindstrom, University of Michigan
Chigozie Ozor, University of Michigan
Ryan Donaghy, University of Michigan
Thomas Drew, University of Michigan
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Date created: 20 January 2009
Date added: 27 September 2011
Resource ID: 3715