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Civil Engineering (CIVE)

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

CIVE 4202 [0.5 credit]

Wood Engineering

Structural design in timber. Properties, anatomy of wood, wood products, factors affecting strength and behaviour, strength evaluation and testing. Design of columns, beams and beam-columns. Design of trusses, frames, glulam structures, plywood components, formwork, foundations, connections and connectors. Inspection, maintenance and repair. (Also listed as ARCC 4202.)
Prerequisite: fourth-year status in Engineering or permission of the Department.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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