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    Timber structures Timber properties

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    Published date:  30-01-2006

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides a list of structural timbers and their properties, and an extensive explanation of the list.

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    This Standard sets out a table of species and their general properties, which can be used for the design of timber structures. NOTES:1 It is emphasized that structural timber exhibits considerable natural variability and, consequently, the information given herein might be inadequate when precise and specific data are required.2 The inclusion of a species in this Part does not necessarily indicate that it is readily available.

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    Committee TM-001
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Standards Australia
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    First published as AS 1720.2-1990.
    Second edition 2006. Originated as AS 1720.2-1990. Second edition 2006. Reissued incorporating Amendment No. 1 (April 2006).

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    14/30235909 DC : 0 BS ISO 16598 - TIMBER STRUCTURES - STRUCTURAL CLASSIFICATION FOR SAWN TIMBER
    AS 2878-1986 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS/NZS 4063:1992 Timber - Stress-graded - In-grade strength and stiffness evaluation
    AS 5604-2005 Timber - Natural durability ratings
    AS 1720.1-1997 Timber structures - Design methods
    AS/NZS 2878:2000 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS/NZS 1148:2001 Timber - Nomenclature - Australian, New Zealand and imported species (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2209-1994 Timber - Poles for overhead lines
    AS 2858-2004 Timber - Softwood - Visually graded for structural purposes
    AS 2082-2007 Timber - Hardwood - Visually stress-graded for structural purposes
    AS 2082-2000 Timber - Hardwood - Visually stress-graded for structural purposes
    AS 1649-2001 Timber - Methods of test for mechanical fasteners and connectors - Basic working loads and characteristic strengths
    ISO 16598:2015 Timber structures Structural classification for sawn timber

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    AS 3959-2009 Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas
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    AS/NZS 1748.1:2011 Timber - Solid - Stress-graded for structural purposes General requirements
    AS 2047-2014 Windows and external glazed doors in buildings
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    AS 3818.1-2009 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
    SA HB 108-2013 Timber design handbook
    AS 2209-1994 Timber - Poles for overhead lines
    AS 4773.2-2010 Masonry in small buildings - Construction
    HB 331-2012 Overhead line design
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    AS 4069-1993 Bathseats - Product requirements
    AS/NZS 2589:2017 Gypsum linings - Application and finishing
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    WS12-2012 Impact Assessment for Moisture-affected Timber-framed Construction
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    AS 1735.1-2003 Lifts, escalators and moving walks General requirements
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