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Term project #1 presentations are posted!

Follow this link to view your and other team proposal presentations from Tuesday, November 10.

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Quiz #4 is scheduled for December 10

Please come prepared to take a 15 minute quiz during class on December 10. 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, or fill in the … Continue reading

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Solution to Glulam question posed in class 10/29

glulam-solution

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Extra Credit Quiz #4 is due midnight November 24

Link to extra credit quizzes

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Free version of NDS 2015

Great news! There is a free ‘view only’ version of the 2015 NDS (National Design Specification for Wood Construction) and several other related documents. You can download the books from here.

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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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