Civil Engineering

CE5083Structural Wood Design4 ch (3C 2L)

Introduction to wood as a structrual material and structural principles invovled in wood design. Students will explore the design of individual elements (beams, columns) and timber structural systems (mass timber, hybrid systems) in a project-based approach. Light frame and mass timber lateral force resisting systems, and concepts relating to life cycle analysis will be introduced. 

Prerequisites: CE 3063, CE 3513.