Laminated Timber Columns: Structural Characteristics

Laminated Timber Columns: Structural Characteristics

Gain insight into the makeup and characteristics of laminated timber columns and compare to other alternatives. Understand the importance of materials selection, production process, and testing.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Explain the Construction of the Laminated Timber Column and how it affects the safety and integrity of the building and its occupants
  2. Describe the importance of proper & sustainable fiber sourcing, pressure treating to ground contact, Kiln drying and a structural adhesive
  3. Identify the Structural Advantages of Built-up Timber Columns to ensure the safety of the building and its occupants
  4. Describe the job site advantages of Laminated Columns
Available Regions: 
Continental US
Design Category: 
(06) Wood, Plastics and Composites
AIA Course Number: 
ICUL06B