Paid Technical Publications

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THE SPAN BOOK 2009

No carpenter would head for the job site without a hammer, and no designer should begin specifying wood floor or roof members without a copy of the Span Book.

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WOOD DESIGN MANUAL 2015

The Wood Design Manual (WDM) includes a copy of the Canadian wood design standard (CSA O86-14 - Engineering design in wood). Additionally, the WDM provides design tables derived from the standard, which can be utilized in completing the design of wood structural components following a Part 4 engineered design approach.

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PERMANENT WOOD FOUNDATIONS 2016

Permanent Wood Foundations (PWF) brings together all of the standards and building practices used to build these types of foundations. The 2016 edition has been updated to conform to the requirements of CSA S406-16, CSA O86-14 and NBC 2015.

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INTRODUCTION TO WOOD DESIGN 2011

Introduction to Wood Design has been prepared to facilitate and encourage the instruction of wood engineering at Canadian universities and colleges. The publication is a supplement to the Wood Design Manual 2010.

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ENGINEERING GUIDE FOR WOOD FRAME CONSTRUCTION 2014

The Engineering Guide for Wood Frame Construction provides guidance to engineers, building designers, building officials, builders, and students of these disciplines, on the structural design of wood elements and connections for wood frame buildings that fall within the scope of Part 9 of the NBC. The 2014 Edition of the Guide was revised in order to conform to changes in the 2015 edition of the NBC.

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