Axial Loaded Member

WEI 301 Design of Axially Loaded Members

by: Dr. Charles Chadwell, PE., California State Polytechnic University, SLO

This is a 42 minute module. This module covers design of axially loaded members for tension and compression.

This module is meant as an introduction to design using timber. The member design sequence includes three modules: design of axially loaded members, design of flexural members, and design of members subject to combined loading. This module introduces the design concept in timber for both ASD and LRFD based on 2005 NDS. The module covers the methodology of design in detail as well as techniques for member trial selection. Upon completion of this module, you will become familiar with the design of members subject to both tension, compression, bending and combined loading using ASD and LRFD methodologies.