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  • DES1000-A – Boardwalks and Bridges

  • DES125 – Design Considerations of Wood Frame Structures for Permanence

  • DES131-A – Specifying Alternatives for Conventional Treatments

  • DES132 - Solutions for Durability Related Issues

  • DES140 – Structural Condition Assessment of in-Service Wood

  • DES160 – Evaluation of Recommended Allowable Design Properties for Wood in Existing Structures

  • DES220 – 2015 NDS Example Problems - Columns/Beams/Beam-Columns

  • DES221 - 2015/2018 NDS Example Problems: Member Designs and Connection Basics

  • DES230 – Design of Loadbearing Tall Wood Studs for Wind and Gravity Loads

  • DES230-A – Wind and Gravity Design for Tall Walls in Wood Buildings

  • DES301 – Answering Your Deck Questions: A Panel Discussion with the Pros

  • DES330 – Design of Connections for Wood Members using the NDS and TR12

  • DES335 – Design of Bolted Connections

  • DES335-A – Design of Bolted Connections per the 2015 NDS

  • DES336 – CLT Connection Design Provisions in the 2018 NDS

  • DES340 – Cornucopia of Classic Connection Conundrums

  • DES341 - The Fasteners & The Furious

  • DES342 - Residential Wood Construction FAQs: Woodn't You Like to Know?

  • DES345 – 2015 NDS Connection Primer

  • DES413-1 – Shear Walls Design Examples

  • DES413-2 – Wind Shear Wall Design Examples per 2015 WFCM and 2015 SDPWS

  • DES413-3 – Calculating ASD Shear Wall Capacities per 2015 SDPWS Using the Equal Deflection Approach

  • DES413-4 – Seismic Example WFCM/SDPWS Comparison 2015

  • DES413-A – Wood Shear Wall Design Examples for Wind

  • DES415 – Resolving Wood Shear Wall Design Puzzles with Force Transfer Around Openings

  • DES416 – Wind Solutions - Perforated Wood Structural Panel Shear Walls

  • DES416-A – Use of Wood Structural Panels to Resist Combined Shear and Uplift from Wind

  • DES417 – Wood Structural Panels Designed to Resist Combined Shear & Uplift from Wind Loads

  • DES420 – Wood Shear Wall Seismic and Wind Design Example per 2018 WFCM & 2015 SDPWS

  • DES430 – Seismic Design of Large Wood Panelized Roof Diaphragms in Heavy Wall Buildings

  • DES431 – Demystifying Diaphragm Design

  • DES432 – Wood Diaphragm Design

  • DES440 – Primer for the Use of Cross-Laminated Timber

  • DES441-1 – Taking Wood to the Next Level - CLT as a Floor or Roof Element

  • DES442 – CLT Stands Up - A Look at CLT Wall Design

  • DES522 – Shaft Wall Solutions for Wood-Frame Structures

  • DES600 – Tall Wood Structures: Current Trends and Related Code and Standard Changes

  • DES600-A – Historical, Current and Future Tall Wood Buildings

  • DES602-1 – Fire-Resistance Design Primer for Mass Timber Construction

  • DES603 – Fire Tests in Support of Tall Mass Timber Buildings

  • DES603-A – Fire Testing on Full-Scale Mass Timber Building Will Inform Code Changes

  • DES604 – CLT Adhesive Tests in Support of Tall Mass Timber Buildings

  • DES605 – Outcomes of ICC Tall Wood AdHoc Committee: Proposals and Discussion

  • DES606 – Experiences of a Mass Timber Builder

  • DES607 – Outcomes of ICC Tall Wood AdHoc Committee: Mass Timber Provisions in the 2021 I-Codes

  • DES607-A – Tall Wood Buildings in the 2021 IBC: Up to 18 Stories of Mass Timber

  • DES611-A – Cross-laminated Timber: New Projects Show How the Material is Fulfilling "Tall" Orders

  • DES621 - What's New in the 2015/2018 IBC for Mass Timber

  • DES623 - Heights & Areas and Construction Fire Safety

  • DES625 – Principles of Fire Resistance Design, Protection of Connections, and Special Inspections


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