Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures by J. BodigReliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures by J. Bodig

Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures

EditorJ. Bodig

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Throughout the world, wood products and engineered wood structures have a tremendous economic significance, but the wood industry has historically received less attention and a lower degree of financial support for new development than other construction materials. At the same time, reliability-based design procedures (RBD) for engineered structures are being developed and are rapidly gaining acceptance by code agencies throughout the world. In this state of the art review of Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures the reader will find a complete vade mecum for reliable wood-based construction, including the fundamentals of reliability-based design, its development for structural timber, and work towards a global harmonization of timber engineering codes and standards. For all those engineers, builders and formulator of building standards and codes of practice whose work involves structural timber, Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures offers up to date support and information.

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Title:Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood StructuresFormat:PaperbackDimensions:208 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.03 inPublished:December 4, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048141680

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Introduction. Keynote Paper: Status of Reliability-Based Design in North America: Impact for Engineered Wood Construction; B.R. Ellingwood. Presented Papers: Fundamentals of Reliability Assessments; H.O. Madsen. Reliability Assessment of Multi-Member Structures; R. Rackwitz. Material Characteristics and Reliability-Based Design; R.O. Foschi. The Development of LSD Codes for Structural Timber; R.H. Leicester. Safety Format of Eurocode 5; H.J. Larsen. Lifetime of Wood as Related to Strength Distribution; L. Fuglsang Nielsen. Probabilistic Based Safety Factors in The Netherlands; A.J.M. Leijten. Working Group Reports: group A: Fundamentals of Reliability Assessment. Group B: Reliability Assessment of Multi-Member Structures. Group C: Material Resistance Considerations. Group D: Global Harmonization of Timber Engineering Codes and Standards. Summary and Conclusion. Appendix.