FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE008 DESIGN OF TIMBER STRUCTURES

Course Code: 5624008
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. AHMET TÜRER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 5620383
The course set above should be completed before taking CE008 DESIGN OF TIMBER STRUCTURES .

Course Objective

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Course Content

General wood/timber material properties, material types and strength in compression, tension, and bending.Buckling. Review of design codes; design of structures under combined actions according to Eurocode 5 and Turkish Code in effect (TS647). Contemporary issues (such as glulam, cross laminated timber, etc.).Connection design and nails. Behavior of shear walls and diaphragms. Wood/timber frames, arches, truses, roofs, and bridges. Serviceability consideration such as deflection and vibrations. Moisture and humidity effects, deterioration and protection, fire performance, prefabricated timber structures.

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