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Timber Structures and Bridges

Timber Structures and Bridges

Short description is given of the mechanical properties of wood and its change under the impact of humidity, temperature, density, ultraviolet radiation, natural disadvantages and continuous loading. Dimensioning of single and composite elements, having connections that are susceptible to tension, centrical pressure, bending and pressure, or tension with bending. Connections between members without fasteners, with mechanical fasteners and bonds are considered. Main principles of constructing plate and lattice girders used in buildings and bridge structures.



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