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As Chuck points out, Breyer's textbook is in the 4th edition.

FWIW, the Wood Engineering and Construction Handbook that he mentions is
in the 3rd Edition (I believe).

HTH,

Scott
Adrian, MI


On Mon, 11 Oct 2004, chuck utzman wrote:

> RE:Breyer--make sure you get the 4th Ed. Kelly Cobeen added some very
> useful examples regarding current LFRS practices.
> I'd also get Wood Engineering & Construction Handbook by
> Faherty/Williamson (Ed Deikmann has some good stuff regarding shearwalls
> with openings.)
> Chuck Utzman,P.E.
> Paul Feather wrote:
>
> > I agree with Andrew's recommendation, the Breyer book is excellent.
> > The other publication to look at is ATC 7 "Guidelines for the design
> > of horizontal roof diaphragms".  Very comprehensive discussion with
> > examples and pitched diaphragms are included.
> >
> >
> >
> >     ----- Original Message -----
> >     From: Andrew Kester <mailto:akester(--nospam--at)bbma.com>
> >     To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org <mailto:seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
> >     Sent: Monday, October 11, 2004 10:32 AM
> >     Subject: wood textbooks
> >
> >     Bill,
> >     I am a big fan of my college textbook, Breyer, "Design of Wood
> >     Structures", 3rd Ed. Great all around wood design book I used to
> >     study for my PE and in practice designing just about anything for
> >     wood, great diaphragm info too. Probably have a newer addition as
> >     that was about 7 years ago or so. That and like someone else said
> >     AFPA/AWC puts out "THE" info on all wood design.
> >
> >     Andrew Kester, PE
> >     Longwood, FL
> >
> >
> >
>

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