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Timber Design Guide 2007

 

TheTimber Design Guide  - an essential reference

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The third edition of the Timber Design Guide, published by the New Zealand Timber Industry Federation Inc. in July 2007, was launched at the Timber Desing Guide Seminar Series in September/October 2007.

This 331 page A4 size book is essential reading for all architects and engineers involved in structural design using timber, or considering a timber alternative.

Architects will find many chapters of interest including durability and treatment, moisture effects, timber finishes, fire resistance and acoustic behaviour.

Timber merchants and sawmillers will be interested in chapters on wood and wood properties, also manufacture and use of sawn timber, glulam, LVL, roundwood and panel products.

Structural engineers will find essential design aids and worked examples on design of beams, columns, trusses, arches, pole structures and portal frames.   

A copy of the current guide can be purchased for $94.00 This includes postage and handling (in New Zealand) and GST

To purchase a copy complete the order form below and fax it to (04) 474 8933 or scan it and email it to the address below:

Email: timber.design@engineeringnz.org

Phone (04) 474 9656

Fax (04) 474 8933

PO Box 12241, Wellington 6144

A copy of the correction sheet for earlier printings (prior to October 2010) can be downloaded via the link below.

 
 
There are also files associated with this article that are available for download
 
TDG Third Edition: Correction sheet as at April 2011 (applicable to print-dates prior to 2010) .
( 403 KB)
Timber Design Guide - Order Form - NZ Oct 2017
( 388 KB)
Timber Design Guide - Order Form - Int Oct 2017.pdf
( 389 KB)

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