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Where can I find additional background information for adhesives and epoxies used in wood construction?
McGraw-Hill publishes a
Wood Engineering and Construction Handbook
, which includes a chapter on Adhesives (Chapter 12). It is authored by Richard Avent, Ph.D., P.E. Contact information:
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: (225) 578-8735
Fax: (225) 578-8652
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
ASCE publishes a document called
Evaluation, Maintenance and Upgrading of Wood Structures
, 1982, which includes a chapter (Chapter 5) on methods of repair and case studies where epoxies were used to repair wood structural members.
American Society of Civil Engineers
1801 Alexander Bell Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Phone: (800) 548-2723
The American Institute of Timber Construction (AITC) publishes a document entitled
Use of Epoxies in Repair of Structural Glued Laminated Timber
(1990). It is available to download free from their website at
Where can I find criteria for vibration control for wood members?
Where can I find information on architectural design of wood buildings in wet climates?
Where can I find information about corrosion of fasteners?
Where can I obtain information on construction tolerances?
Is there a design method for increased buckling capacity of built-up wood beams?
Where can I find more information on bowstring trusses?
Is the American Wood Council (AWC) an ANSI-accredited standards developer?
What is timber frame construction and where do I find more information about it?
Where can I find information on timber bridge design and construction?
Where can I find information on wood shrinkage?
What resources are available for wood construction in high seismic areas and why build with wood in earthquake-prone areas?
Where can I find technical papers on Timber Retaining Walls?
Where can I find information on radon reduction?
Where can I find information on log structures?
Where can I find information on evaluation, maintenance and repair of existing structures?
Where can I find the video, House - Where, Why & How: a child's Guide to the Origins of Everyday Stuff?
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