Span Tables - a look back and forward

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Keerthi Ranasinghe, BM TRADA's Eurocodes expert, sets the scene for the fourth edition of TRADA's Eurocode 5 Span Tables, published in 2014.

Article from the TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2015

Suggested Reading

Trussed raftersnavigation-arrow

Widely used for a range of building types, trussed rafters are an economical, versatile and straightforward solution to providing a roof to a building.

Trussed rafters are individually designed prefabricated structural components made from strength-graded timber members of the same thickness, joined together with punched metal plate connectors....

11/04/2017 |  Wood Information Sheet  

GD 5 How to calculate deformations in timber structures using Eurocodesnavigation-arrow

Explains the principles of serviceability limit states set out in Eurocode 0 and shows how to apply them to structural timber members, assemblies and built-up components. Explains timber-specific rules given in Eurocode 5 relating to creep and joint slip. Recommends some deflection limits and provides simple worked examples.

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01/01/2006 |  Other Technical Guidance  

Guidelines for the storage and erection of trussed rafters on site (Part 1).navigation-arrow

When a delivery of trussed rafters arrives on site the contractor(s) involved should be prepared and have already allocated sufficient and suitable resources to ensure the trussed rafters are unloaded safely and in a manner so as not to overstress or damage the trusses.

This information sheet gives a...

01/01/2007 |  Info from other organisation