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.