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    STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TIMBER FLOORS AND ROOFS FOR HOUSING

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2009

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Materials
    5 Flooring
    6 Spans, sizes and spacings for solid timber members,
       notching, drilling and end-trimming
    7 Trussed rafter pitched roofs
    8 Flat roof decking of timber, plywood, particleboard or OSB
    9 Transportation, storage and handling
    10 Assembly and erection
    11 Durability of materials
    Annexes
    Annex A (normative) - Maximum recommended moisture content at
            time of erection or fixing
    Annex B (normative) - Species and grading rules for softwood
            flooring and flat roof decking
    Annex C (normative) - Identification marks for strength-graded
            timber
    Annex D (normative) - Species and grading rules for battens for
            slating and tiling
    Annex E (normative) - Plywood types and grades
    Annex F (normative) - Identification marks for plywood
    Annex G (normative) - Identification marks for particleboard
    Annex H (normative) - Identification marks for Oriented Strand
            Board (OSB)
    Annex I (normative) - Fixing of flooring
    Annex J (normative) - Fixing of flat roof decking
    Annex K (informative) - Fixing of battens for roof slating
            and tiling
    Annex L (informative) - Typical floor and flat roof
            constructions and their self weight, and self
            weight of slates and tiles for pitched roof
            construction
    Annex M (informative) - Simplified guidance on the
            imposed snow loading which is relevant for a
            particular site
    Annex N (informative) - Roof bracing recommendations
            for small single-storey non-residential buildings
            and annexes with pitched roofs, within the scope of
            Annex A of BS 8103-2:2005
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    Provides recommendations for the sizes of timber elements, fixings, and their connections with masonry walls, etc. It applies to detached, semi-detached, terraced houses and flats (with not more than four self-contained dwelling units per floor, accessible from one staircase) of not more than three storeys above ground, intended for domestic occupation.

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    Committee B/204
    Development Note Supersedes BS 8103-3(1996) & 08/30140202 DC. (12/2009)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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

    13/30262014 DC : 0 BS 8103-2 - STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    BS 8558:2011 GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CARTILAGES - COMPLIMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    11/30171810 DC : DRAFT APR 2011 BS 5250 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS
    BS 8201(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF FLOORING OF WOOD AND WOOD-BASED PANELS
    11/30209204 DC : 0 BS 8201 - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR INSTALLATION OF FLOORING OF WOOD AND WOOD-BASED PANELS
    13/30274184 DC : 0 BS 5918 - SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS FOR DOMESTIC HOT WATER - CODE OF PRACTICE
    15/30299694 DC : 0 BS 8558 - GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    BS 5918(2015) : 2015 SOLAR HEATING SYSTEMS FOR DOMESTIC HOT WATER - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
    BS 8103-2(2013) : 2013 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    11/30228295 DC : 0 BS 8558 - GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING, OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    S.R. 54:2014 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE ENERGY EFFICIENT RETROFIT OF DWELLINGS
    BS 8558(2015) : 2015 GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    BS 5250(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS
    BS 8203(2017) : 2017 INSTALLATION OF RESILIENT FLOOR COVERINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 8103-1(2011) : 2011 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR STABILITY, SITE INVESTIGATION, FOUNDATIONS, PRECAST CONCRETE FLOORS AND GROUND FLOOR SLABS FOR HOUSING
    BS 8203:2017 INSTALLATION OF RESILIENT FLOOR COVERINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 8558:2015 GUIDE TO THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CURTILAGES - COMPLEMENTARY GUIDANCE TO BS EN 806
    BS 5250(2011) : 2011 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR CONTROL OF CONDENSATION IN BUILDINGS
    BS 8103-2:2013 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING

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    BS 8103-2(2005) : 2005 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW RISE BUILDINGS - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR MASONRY WALLS FOR HOUSING
    BS EN ISO 3166-1:2014 CODES FOR THE REPRESENTATION OF NAMES OF COUNTRIES AND THEIR SUBDIVISIONS - PART 1: COUNTRY CODES (ISO 3166-1:2013)
    BS 8217(2005) : 2005 REINFORCED BITUMEN MEMBRANES FOR ROOFING - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS EN 204:2001 CLASSIFICATION OF THERMOPLASTIC WOOD ADHESIVES FOR NON-STRUCTURAL APPLICATIONS
    BS 5268-2(2002) : 2002 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 2: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PERMISSIBLE STRESS DESIGN, MATERIALS AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS 8417(2003) : 2003 PRESERVATION OF TIMBER - RECOMMENDATIONS
    BS 8747(2007) : 2007 REINFORCED BITUMEN MEMBRANES (RBMS) FOR ROOFING - GUIDE TO SELECTION AND SPECIFICATION
    89/106/EEC : 1988 COUNCIL DIRECTIVE OF 21 DECEMBER 1988 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF LAWS, REGULATIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS OF THE MEMBER STATES RELATING TO CONSTRUCTION PRODUCTS
    BS 1297(1987) : 1987 SPECIFICATION FOR TONGUED AND GROOVED SOFTWOOD FLOORING
    BS 4190(2001) : 2001 ISO METRIC BLACK HEXAGON BOLTS, SCREWS AND NUTS - SPECIFICATION
    BS 1202-1(2002) : 2002 SPECIFICATION FOR NAILS - PART 1: STEEL NAILS
    BS 5268-7.2(1989) : 1989 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 7: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CALCULATION BASIS FOR SPAN TABLES - SECTION 7.2 JOISTS FOR FLAT ROOFS
    BS 6100-3(2007) : 2007 BUILDING AND CIVIL ENGINEERING - VOCABULARY - PART 3: CIVIL ENGINEERING - GENERAL
    BS EN 1912:2012 Structural Timber. Strength classes. Assignment of visual grades and species
    BS EN 300 : 2006 ORIENTED STRAND BOARDS (OSB) - DEFINITIONS, CLASSIFICATION AND SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 1991-1-1:2002 Eurocode 1. Actions on structures General actions - Densities, self-weight, imposed loads for buildings
    BS EN 338:2016 STRUCTURAL TIMBER - STRENGTH CLASSES
    BS EN 312 : 2010 PARTICLEBOARDS - SPECIFICATIONS
    BS 5268-3(2006) : 2006 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 3: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR TRUSSED RAFTER ROOFS
    BS EN 1991-1-4 : 2005 EUROCODE 1: ACTIONS ON STRUCTURES - PART 1-4: GENERAL ACTIONS - WIND ACTIONS
    BS EN 335-1 : 2006 DURABILITY OF WOOD AND WOOD-BASED PRODUCTS - DEFINITION OF USE CLASSES - PART 1: GENERAL
    BS EN 350-2 : 1994 DURABILITY OF WOOD AND WOOD BASED PRODUCTS - NATURAL DURABILITY OF SOLID WOOD - PART 2: GUIDE TO NATURAL DURABILITY AND TREATABILITY OF SELECTED WOOD SPECIES OF IMPORTANCE IN EUROPE
    BS EN 912 : 2011 TIMBER FASTENERS - SPECIFICATION FOR CONNECTORS FOR TIMBERS
    BS EN 13556 : 2003 ROUND AND SAWN TIMBER - NOMENCLATURE OF TIMBERS USED IN EUROPE
    BS EN 13986 : 2004 WOOD-BASED PANELS FOR USE IN CONSTRUCTION - CHARACTERISTICS, EVALUATION OF CONFORMITY AND MARKING
    BS 5268-7.4(1989) : 1989 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 7: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CALCULATION BASIS FOR SPAN TABLES - SECTION 7.4: CEILING BINDERS
    BS 1210(1963) : 1963 SPECIFICATION FOR WOOD SCREWS
    BS EN 636 : 2012 PLYWOOD - SPECIFICATIONS
    BS EN 845-1 : 2013 SPECIFICATION FOR ANCILLARY COMPONENTS FOR MASONRY - PART 1: WALL TIES, TENSION STRAPS, HANGERS AND BRACKETS
    BS 5268-7.1(1989) : 1989 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 7: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CALCULATION BASIS FOR SPAN TABLES - SECTION 7.1 DOMESTIC FLOOR JOISTS
    BS EN 14081-1:2016 TIMBER STRUCTURES - STRENGTH GRADED STRUCTURAL TIMBER WITH RECTANGULAR CROSS SECTION - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS 5534(2003) : 2003 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR SLATING AND TILING (INCLUDING SHINGLES)
    BS EN 1995-1-1 : 2012 EUROCODE 5: DESIGN OF TIMBER STRUCTURES - PART 1-1: GENERAL - COMMON RULES AND RULES FOR BUILDINGS
    EN 15228 : 2009 STRUCTURAL TIMBER - STRUCTURAL TIMBER PRESERVATIVE TREATED AGAINST BIOLOGICAL ATTACK
    BS EN 1991-1-3 : 2003 EUROCODE 1 - ACTIONS ON STRUCTURES - PART 1-3: GENERAL ACTIONS - SNOW LOADS
    BS 5268-7.3(1989) : 1989 STRUCTURAL USE OF TIMBER - PART 7: RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE CALCULATION BASIS FOR SPAN TABLES - SECTION 7.3: CEILING JOISTS
    BS 4320(1968) : 1968 SPECIFICATION FOR METAL WASHERS FOR GENERAL ENGINEERING PURPOSES - METRIC SERIES
    BS 5628-3(2005) : 2005 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE USE OF MASONRY - PART 3: MATERIALS AND COMPONENTS, DESIGN AND WORKMANSHIP
    BS EN 336:2013 STRUCTURAL TIMBER - SIZES, PERMITTED DEVIATIONS
    BS 8103-1(1995) : 1995 STRUCTURAL DESIGN OF LOW-RISE BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR STABILITY, SITE INVESTIGATION, FOUNDATIONS AND GROUND FLOOR SLABS FOR HOUSING
    BS 4978(2007) : 2007 VISUAL STRENGTH GRADING OF SOFTWOOD - SPECIFICATION
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