The strucatural use of timber - August 1979

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CP 112 The structural use of timber is the code of practice in the UK covering the use of timber in load bearing constructions. First published in 1952, the last major revision was completed in 1967 and it was put into metric terminology in 1971. Since 1967 significant changes have taken place in materials supply and considerable additional information is available on modification factors and methods of design of timber structures. For these reasons the BSl's CP 112 committee (CSB/32) decided to carry out a major revision.

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