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An introduction to timber connections

Download an extract from BM TRADA’s new and ongoing serial publication Timber connections: a guide for engineers, a comprehensive engineering guide that assists with connection typology, design detail and the steps involved in verification by calculation.

This extract includes:

  • Understanding timber
  • Resolving connections
  • Metal fasteners or connectors
  • Dowel-type connections

Part 1 – Theory is currently available as a PDF download from the BM TRADA Bookshop. Part 2 – Further topics, Part 3 – Worked examples and Part 4 – Proprietary connectors will be released in due course. A full book bringing the four parts together will also be released, with an additional chapter of case studies demonstrating engineering aspects of connections.

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