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Quiz #4 is scheduled for NEXT CLASS (12/05)

Please come prepared to take a 15 minute quiz during next class on Thursday, December 5. Topics: Everything since quiz #3 — column and connection design. Value: 5% of overall grade Format is CLOSED book with 10 questions – True/False, multiple choice, … Continue reading

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Class project for September 19 – RESULTS posted!

Build and test a small wood truss in class – SEE RESULTS! When: September 19 during class Value: Not graded – just a learning experience Description Your task is to work in your assigned teams for Term Project 1 to … Continue reading

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Download pre-lecture slides and bring them with you to class

All lecture slides are available for download. Download them from Lectures and bring them with you to class so you write and sketch important points as they are discussed in class.

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Required text is available in UMass library

Required Text: Breyer, Donald E., Fridley, Kenneth J., Pollock, Jr., David G, and Cobeen, Kelly, Design of Wood Structure-ASD/LRFD, McGraw-Hill, 6th Edition, 2007 – Available at the textbook annex – Also available in course reserves of W.E.B. Du Bois Library, … Continue reading

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