Improving Timber Connections Through Design

Improving Timber Connections Through Design

to take this course

Compare traditional mortise and tenon joinery with embedded timber connectors, and become familiar with the parts of a common frame. installation processes, and design for: tension, compression, and shear utilizing steel embedded connectors.This course will help you specify different styles of connectors for wood, wood to concrete, and wood to steel connections.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Compare traditional mortise and tenon (MT) joinery with embedded timber connectors
  2. Identify parts of a common timber frame
  3. Design for tension, compression, and shear utilizing steel embedded connectors
  4. Explain the installation of an embedded timber connector
  5. Specify different styles of embedded connectors for wood to wood, wood to concrete, and wood to steel connections
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(06) Wood, Plastics and Composites
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
AIA Course Number: 
TLX06A
Delivery Format: 
Slide Show - No Audio
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion