AREN 4365. STRUCTURAL WOOD DESIGN. 3 Hours.
Covers material grade and properties of wood, design criteria using structural lumber, glue laminated lumber and structural panels. Design of bending and compression members, trusses and diaphragms. Building codes, National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS) specifications, material specifications, test methods, and recommended practice documents. Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in AREN 3341; Admission to the AREN Professional Program.