Design of wood structures ASD by Donald Breyer, Kelly Cobeen, Kenneth Fridley, David Pollock

By Donald Breyer, Kelly Cobeen, Kenneth Fridley, David Pollock Jr.

This vintage textual content on wooden layout, comprises the 1997 nationwide layout requisites for wooden development (NDS) being published later this 12 months by means of the yank wooded area and Paper organization (AF&PA), together with the 1997 Uniform construction Code (UBC) and the most recent details on loading standards and laterial forces (wind and earthquake) layout. The concentration of the revision could be on Allowable pressure layout (ASD) with the Load Resistance issue layout (LRFD) to be released sooner or later.

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However, the UBC is not used in all areas of the country, and a number of the UBC tables that are important to the understanding of this book are reproduced in Appendix C. If a copy of the UBC is not available, the tables in Appendix C will allow the reader to follow the text. Frequent references are made in this book to the NDS and the UBC. In addition, a number of cross references are made to discussions or examples in this book that may be directly related to a particular subject. The reader should clearly understand the meaning of the following references: Example reference Refers to Where to look NDS Sec.

1994. , AISC, Chicago, IL. 6] American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC). 1994. , AITC, Englewood, CO. 7] American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). 1995. Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures, ASCE 7-95, ASCE, New York, NY. 8] Building Officials and Code Administrators International, Inc. (BOCAI). 1996. , BOCAI, Country Club Hills, IL. 9] International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO). 1997. , ICBO, Whittier, CA. 10] Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc.

The smallest value of R as given by the following three criteria represents the percent reduction in floor live load: 1. R ϭ r(A Ϫ 150) ͩ ͪ 2. 1 1 ϩ 3. 3. 3 Reduction of Floor Live Loads Determine the total axial force required for the design of the interior column in the floor framing plan shown in Fig. 3. The structure is an apartment building with a floor dead load D of 10 psf and, from UBC Table 16-A, a tabulated floor live load of 40 psf. Assume that roof loads are not part of this problem and the load is received from one level.

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