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George Thomas, PE & John Huang, PE
This course will address the design of wood structural systems and construction materials commonly used is light-frame wood construction. The course focuses on structural design that specifies standard dimension lumber and structural wood panels (i.e., plywood and oriented strand board sheathing, etc.). Design of the lateral force resisting system (i.e., shearwalls and diaphragms) is approached from a system design perspective. The course will provide basic calculations and design of components and assemblies of conventional wood frame construction.
This course includes a multiple choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
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