Residential Structural Design Guide

Residential Structural Design Guide 2000 Edition

By NAHB Research Center, Inc.

Residential Structural Design Guide

Contents

  • Chapter 1 – Basics of Residential Construction
    • 1.1 Conventional Residential Construction
    • 1.2 Industrialized Housing
    • 1.3 Alternative Materials and Methods
    • 1.4 Building Codes and Standards
    • 1.5 Role of the Design Professional
    • 1.6 Housing Structural Performance
    • 1.7 Summary
    • 1.8 References
  • Chapter 2 – Structural Design Concepts
    • 2.1 General
    • 2.2 What is Structural Design?
    • 2.3 Load Conditions and Structural System Response
    • 2.4 Load Path
    • 2.5 Structural Safety
    • 2.6 References
  • Chapter 3 – Design Loads for Residential Buildings
    • 3.1 General
    • 3.2 Load Combinations
    • 3.3 Dead Loads
    • 3.4 Live Loads
    • 3.5 Soil Lateral Loads
    • 3.6 Wind Loads
    • 3.7 Snow Loads
    • 3.8 Earthquake Loads
    • 3.9 Other Load Conditions
    • 3.10 Design Examples
    • 3.11 References
  • Chapter 4 – Design of Foundations
    • 4.1 General
    • 4.2 Material Properties
    • 4.3 Soil Bearing Capacity and Footing Size
    • 4.4 Footings
    • 4.5 Foundation Walls
    • 4.6 Slabs on Grade
    • 4.7 Pile Foundations
    • 4.8 Frost Protection
    • 4.9 Design Examples
    • 4.10 References
  • Chapter 5 – Design of Wood Framing
    • 5.1 General
    • 5.2 Material Properties
    • 5.3 Structural Evaluation
    • 5.4 Floor Framing
    • 5.5 Wall Framing
    • 5.6 Roofs
    • 5.7 Design Examples
    • 5.8 References
  • Chapter 6 – Lateral Resistance to Wind and Earthquakes
    • 6.1 General
    • 6.2 Overview of Whole-Building Tests
    • 6.3 LFRS Design Steps and Terminology
    • 6.4 The Current LFRS Design Practice
    • 6.5 Design Guidelines
    • 6.6 Design Examples
    • 6.7 References
  • Chapter 7 – Connections
    • General
    • 7.2 Types of Mechanical Fasteners
    • 7.3 Wood Connection Design
    • 7.4 Design of Concrete and Masonry Connections
    • 7.5 Design Examples
    • 7.6 References

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