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BS 5268-2:2002

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STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN, MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

24-11-2009

Language(s)

English

Published date

01-01-2002

Committees responsible
Foreword
Section 1. General
  1.1 Scope
  1.2 Normative references
  1.3 Terms and definitions
  1.4 Symbols
  1.5 Materials
  1.6 Design considerations
Section 2. Timber
  2.1 General
  2.2 Timber specification
  2.3 Species
  2.4 Dimensions and geometrical properties
  2.5 Grades
  2.6 Grade stresses for strength classes and individual species
  2.7 Additional properties
  2.8 Duration of loading
  2.9 Load-sharing systems
  2.10 Flexural members
  2.11 Compression members
  2.12 Tension members
Section 3. Glued laminated timber
  3.1 General
  3.2 Grade stresses for horizontally glued laminated members
  3.3 Grade stresses for vertically glued laminated beams
  3.4 Glued end joints in glued laminated timber
  3.5 Glued laminated flexural members
  3.6 Glued laminated compression members
  3.7 Glued laminated tension members
Section 4. Plywood
  4.1 General
  4.2 Durability
  4.3 Dimensions and section properties
  4.4 Grades
  4.5 Grade stresses and moduli
  4.6 Design data derived from characteristic values
  4.7 Flexural members
  4.8 Plywoods for roof and floor decking
Section 5. Panel products other than plywood
  5.1 General
  5.2 Section properties
  5.3 Strength and elastic moduli
  5.4 Panel products for roof and floor decking
Section 6. Joints
  6.1 General
  6.2 Joint slip
  6.3 Anti-corrosion treatment
  6.4 Nailed joints
  6.5 Screwed joints
  6.6 Bolted and dowelled joints
  6.7 Toothed-plate connector joints
  6.8 Split-ring connector joints
  6.9 Shear-plate connector joints
  6.10 Glued joints
Section 7. Workmanship, inspection and maintenance
  7.1 General
  7.2 Moisture content
  7.3 Machining and preparation
  7.4 Joints
  7.5 Transportation, storage and handling
  7.6 Assembly and erection
  7.7 Treatments
  7.8 Inspection
  7.9 Maintenance
Section 8. Testing
  8.1 General
  8.2 Testing authority
  8.3 Information required
  8.4 Quality and manufacture of test structure
  8.5 Method of testing
  8.6 Acceptance
  8.7 Test report
  8.8 Use of tested structures
  8.9 Testing of roof and floor decking assemblies
Annex B (normative) - Modification factor for compression members
Annex C (normative) - Efficiency ratings of glued end joints in
        softwoods
Annex D (informative) - Species of timber used in the manufacture
        of plywood
Annex E (informative) - Grade marks for plywood
Annex G (informative) - Derivation of the basic lateral load-carrying
        capacities referred to in section 6
Annex H (normative) - Moisture content determination by oven dry
        method
Annex L (informative) - K factors
Annex M (normative) - Supplementary accidental damage provisions
Bibliography

Describes guidance on the structural use of timber, glued laminated timber, plywood and other panel products in load-bearing members.

Committee
B/525/5
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 5268-2(1996) and 00/104922 DC. (04/2002) Also available as part of BS PP7312(2002). (06/2002) Supersedes 07/30156974 DC. (01/2008)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
184
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy

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