Details For Conventional Wood Frame Construction
This course presents
information on the recommended details for conventional wood framing. The contents
cover foundation, floor, wall, deck and roof construction. In addition, special
framing details for firestopping, draftstopping, termite control, and fire hazard
control around chimneys and fireplaces are also presented. The course materials
are based entirely on the AWC-APA publication: Details For Conventional Wood
Frame Construction. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end,
which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.
At the conclusion of this course, the student will:
In this course,
you will be directed
to the website of the Ameican Wood Council (AWC) to study the following AWC-APA
Details For Conventional Wood Frame Construction (55 pages, PDF file format, 1.5 MB).
click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document
for your study.
additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following
websites or web pages:
APA - The Engineered Wood Association
AWC- American Wood Council
FEMA 368 - Chapter 12: Wood Structure Design Requirements
FEMA 368 - Chapter 12 Commentary: Wood Structure Design Requirements
The Guide to Wood Design Information
Span Tables for Joists and Rafters 1993 (48 pages , 877 KB PDF)
Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.