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BS 5268-6.1:1996

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Structural use of timber Code of practice for timber frame walls - Dwellings not exceeding seven storeys
Available format(s)

Hardcopy , PDF

Superseded date

24-11-2009

Language(s)

English

Published date

30-11-2007

Committees responsible
Foreword
Section 1. General
1.1 Scope
1.2 References
1.3 Definitions
Section 2. Materials
2.1 General
2.2 Species of timber
2.3 Sheathing materials
2.4 Gypsum plasterboard
2.5 Adhesives
2.6 Fasteners
2.7 Masonry
Section 3. Loading
3.1 General
3.2 Wind loading
Section 4. Design of timber frame walls
4.1 Assessment of structural adequacy
4.2 Permissible stresses
4.3 Composite action with other materials
4.4 Stability
4.5 Horizontal diaphragms
4.6 Design of wall studs
4.7 Racking resistance
4.8 Assessment method for determining the basic
        racking resistance of certain material
        combinations
4.9 Modification factors for wall height, length,
        openings, vertical load and interaction
4.10 Contribution of masonry veneer to racking
        resistance
4.11 Racking resistance for walls braced by other
        than sheet materials
4.12 Joints
4.13 Other design considerations
Section 5. Load testing
5.1 General
5.2 Testing authority
5.3 Information required
5.4 Materials
5.5 Manufacture
5.6 Test conditions
5.7 Criteria for selection of test loads
5.8 Test method
5.9 Determination of basic test racking
        resistance values
5.10 Determination of design values
5.11 Use of test panels
Section 6. Workmanship
6.1 Fabrication
6.2 Handling and erection
Annex B (normative) - User categories for the selection and
                      application of timber framed wall ties
List of references

This standard has been updated to take account of experience with this type of construction and the issue of relevant European standards. The scope has been extended from 3 storeys to 4 storeys.

Committee
B/525/5
DevelopmentNote
Supersedes BS 5268-6.1(1988) & 94/105417 DC. (07/2005) Supersedes 06/30153850 DC. (03/2008)
DocumentType
Standard
Pages
40
PublisherName
British Standards Institution
Status
Superseded
SupersededBy
Supersedes

BS 5268-2:2002 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN, MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP

BS EN 622-3:2004 Fibreboards. Specifications Requirements for medium boards
BS EN 622-2:2004 Fibreboards. Specifications Requirements for hardboards
BS 6399-3(1988) : 1988 LOADING FOR BUILDINGS - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR IMPOSED ROOF LOADS
BS DD140-2(1987) : 1987 WALL TIES - RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DESIGN OF WALL TIES
BS EN 520 : 2004 GYPSUM PLASTERBOARDS - DEFINITIONS, REQUIREMENTS AND TEST METHODS
BS 5628-2:2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 2: STRUCTURAL USE OF REINFORCED AND PRESTRESSED MASONRY
BS 5268-4.1:1978 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 4: FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER STRUCTURES - SECTION 4.1: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CALCULATING FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER MEMBERS
BS 5268-4.2(1990) : 1990 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER STRUCTURES - RECOMMENDATION FOR CALCULATING FIRE RESISTANCE OF TIMBER STUD WALLS AND JOISTED FLOOR CONSTRUCTIONS
BS EN 312-7:1997 Particleboards. Specifications Requirements for heavy-duty load-bearing boards for use in humid conditions
BS EN 622-4:2009 Fibreboards. Specifications Requirements for softboards
BS EN 300:2006 Oriented strand boards (OSB). Definitions, classification and specifications
BS 4729(2005) : 2005 CLAY BRICKS OF SPECIAL SHAPES AND SIZES - RECOMMENDATIONS
BS EN 594:2011 Timber structures. Test methods. Racking strength and stiffness of timber frame wall panels
BS EN 634-2:2007 Cement-bonded particleboards. Specifications Requirements for OPC bonded particleboards for use in dry, humid and external conditions
BS EN 385:2001 Finger jointed structural timber. Performance requirements and minimum production requirements
BS EN 312-5:1997 Particleboards. Specifications Requirements for load-bearing boards for use in humid conditions
BS EN 336:2013 Structural timber. Sizes, permitted deviations
BS 6399-1:1996 LOADING FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DEAD AND IMPOSED LOADS

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