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Design considerations for structural composite lumber and prefabricated wood I-joists

, : Design considerations for structural composite lumber and prefabricated wood I-joists. Wood Design Focus 5(1): 8-13

Design of I-beams using laminated strand lumber, laminated veneer lumber and parallel strand lumber is considered.

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