Loads and Allowable Stresses
This chapter is in two parts. Part I deals with loads—the forces to which timber structures may be subjected. It concerns the sources of these loads and shows how to compute their magnitudes. Part II covers the method code writers use to establish allowable stresses and shows how the structural designer selects and modifies those allowables to design by the service load method.
KeywordsWind Load Wind Force Dead Load Live Load Design Load
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