Timber Design Handbook

As Australia moves towards a low carbon economy, timber is becoming the material of choice for the sustainable construction of many structures ”.

The highly rated Standards Australia Timber Design Handbook has been developed to provide guidance on the use of AS 1720.1-2010, Timber structures - Design methods.

The Handbook covers wood science, design actions, behaviour and design of members, design detailing and much more. It uses an explanatory style that is appropriate for self-paced learning and is now available.

Key Benefits include:

  • Explanations of timber behaviour   
  • Mathematical expressions that model the material behaviour
  • Easy-to-use tables that complement those in the Standard
  • Step-by-step design summaries
  • Illustrations and worked examples using Australian Standards
  • Practice problems to reinforce the understanding of behaviour and enhance design skills.

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