Hybrid timber systems
In This Series
Does the lowest cost option really offer best value on a construction project? Andrew Carpenter suggests a different approach.
Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook
Hugh Mansfield-Williams and Daniel Ridley-Ellis take a look at the recent changes in standards.
Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook
This Wood Information Sheet explains the legal basis behind CE marking and the requirement to comply with the EU Construction Products Directive. The role of 'Harmonised standards' and CE marking in demonstrating compliance with the CPD is discussed.
Products which can be CE marked to Harmonised Standards currently...
Timber designers usually consider connection design to be the most difficult area in timber engineering. The traditional mechanical fasteners for structural timber are divided into two groups depending on how they transfer the forces between the connected members - 'dowel-type fasteners' and 'metal connectors'.
This Wood Information Sheet (WIS)...