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

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