Moisture content and durability

This unit covers the following topics:

Moisture content
Movement or shrinkage
Durability

Level
Introduction | Intermediate | Advanced
Relevance
50%
50%

Case studies

A swimming pool, fitness suite and cafe

Timber element(s): Douglas fir and European oak cladding
Timber species(s): LVL timber structure Cladding
Location: Formby, Lancashire

Visitor Centre, Royal Botanic Garden

Timber element(s): Glulam beam structure Cross-laminated plank floor, roof and partitions External cladding Upper level floor and deck Helical staircase, reception desk and bar, timber curtain walling SVL (structural veneered lumber)
Timber species(s): European whitewood, Spruce, Larch, Douglas fir, As...
Location: Edinburgh,

Private House

Timber element(s): Structure, cladding, staircase, external frame to terrace
Timber species(s): Larch, cedar, oak, walnut
Location: Cavendish Avenue, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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


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