Design life, design situations and load duration classes

This unit covers the following topics:

The concept of a design life of a structure
The concept of load duration

The units on Limit states design and on Strength grading and strength classes in this module, and the separate module on Timber as a material, are also relevant to this topic.

Level
Introduction | Intermediate | Advanced
Relevance
10%
90%

Case studies

Open Academy

September 2010

Cross-laminated timber panel school

Timber element(s):
Timber species(s):
Location: Norwich, Norfolk

Wood Information Sheets
Case studies
Eurocode software
Wood species database
Archive
TRADA books online


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