The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 68 (1990) > Issues > Issue 8 > Developments in the Design of Timber Joints
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Developments in the Design of Timber Joints

The approach to the design of timber joints adopted in the draft Eurocode 5 differs radically from that used in the current British Code, BS 5268. This paper outlines the theoretical basis of the Eurocode approach and makes comparisons with BS 5268. It then suggests a modified approach for future Codes. L.R.J. Whale