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Design and construction of timber structures

, : Design and construction of timber structures. Wood News 4(2): 19-27

A brief description is given of research carried out at FRI on timber engineering and timber structural components, mainly of relevance to India.

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Droge, G.; Stoy, K.H., 1981: Fundamentals of modern timber construction. Vol. 1: Structural elements - design and use in construction. The first volume of a comprehensive 2-volume textbook of timber constructional engineering, designed for study and for practical use by scientists and engineers. The main chapters in this volume deal with: constructional timber; wood-based materia...

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