Timber Frame for Engineers training course
This one day course looks at the fundamentals of timber frame construction from an engineering perspective and should help engineers and designers involved in the industry to gain an in-depth understanding of how these systems work.
The day starts with an introduction to the concept of timber frame, identifying various components of construction, design detailing and best practice guidance on how these components should correctly merge to give a trouble free building.
The afternoon session builds on this with engineering input and design examples to support the concepts discussed.
- Types of timber construction – timber frame, SIPs, engineered timber (CLT and GLT)
- Methods of construction – open panel, closed panel, volumetric
- System components/element build-ups – studs, rails, OSB, insulation, SIP etc
- Differential movement – what it is, issues with structural design
- Manufacture of elements – SE specifications for fixings, element sizes etc
- Connection details – methods of connecting and joining panels and other elements together
- Principles of timber engineering
- Guidance on standards (British and European)
- Timber and related materials, product characteristics
- Fasteners and connections, standards, guidance and pointers
- Design examples
You should attend this course if you are:
- An engineer
- A timber frame designer
- An architect
£305 + VAT (for courses in 2020)
£275 + VAT (TRADA members for courses in 2020)
PLEASE NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION, ALL OF BM TRADA’S TIMBER TRAINING COURSES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. NEW DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED WHEN WE ARE ABLE TO DELIVER THEM SAFELY. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES, PLEASE EMAIL email@example.com
- 2 November 2020 - BM TRADA, High Wycombe
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