Timber

  • Timber Fabrication and Erection

    During fabrication and erection processes for wood construction, wood products should be handled and covered to prevent marring of the surfaces…

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  • Photo of Timber Decking

    Timber Decking

    For glued-laminated decking, two or more pieces of lumber are laminated into a single decking member, usually with nominal thickness of…

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  • Design Values for Lumber and Timber

    Design values for an extensive range of sawn lumber and timber are tabulated in the supplement to the ‘‘National Design Specification…

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  • Uses of Timber

    Timber is used for the following works: 1. For heavy construction works like columns, trusses, piles. 2. For light construction…

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  • Preservation of Timber

    Preservation of timber means protecting timber from fungi and insects attack so that its life is increased. Timber is to…

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  • Photo of Defects in Timber

    Defects in Timber

    Various defects which are likely to occur in timber may be grouped into the following three: (i) Due to natural…

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  • Photo of Seasoning of Timber

    Seasoning of Timber

    This is a process by which moisture content in a freshly cut tree is reduced to a suitable level. By…

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  • Photo of Classification of Timber

    Classification of Timber

    Various bases are considered for the classification of timbers. The following are the important basis: (i) Mode of growth (ii)…

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