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Structural Timber Design

Seim, Werner

Structural Timber Design

(incl. ebook as PDF)

May 2024
  • ca 400 pages
  • ca 125 figures
  • ca 111 tables
  • Softcover
  • English
ISBN: 978-3-433-03403-3

Incl. a DRM-protected e-book, you will need Adobe Digital Editions and an Adobe ID to read it.

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This book provides knowledge required for the design, construction and dimensioning of timber structures for typical buildings. For a basic understanding, the essential phenomena are explained and only then the normative regulations are considered. (Package: Print Book + ePDF)

About the author

Werner Seim is a professor for Timber Engineering and Building Preservation at the University of Kassel, Germany, and also an engineer with more than 35 years of experience in design and assessment of timber structures. He holds a Civil Engineering Degree from the University of Stuttgart, received his PhD in 1994 at the KIT (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology) and conducted postdoctoral studies 1998 at the UCSD (University of California, San Diego). His research is focussed on bracing systems for high-rise buildings, timber-concrete-composites and assessment and re-use of structures. He is member of several national and international scientific committees. He was invited as a Visiting Professor to UBC Vancouver, EPF Lausanne and FCBA Bordeaux. His commitment to teaching was rewarded in 2020 with the Hessian State Prize. As an engineer he received in 2006 a timber construction prize awarded by the state of Baden-Württemberg.