Glulam Beams

WEI 171 Engineered Wood: Glulam

by: Mikhail Gershfeld, SE., Professional Practice Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

This is a 37 minute module on manufacturing, specification and design of Glue Lam beams. 

Structural Glued Laminated Timber is one of the products that fall under the general umbrella of Engineered Wood products. In this module we will review how Structural Glued Laminated Timber, or glulam for short, is manufactured, how it is specified and how the design of Glulam differs from the design of Sawn Lumber.