• AS 1720.2-1990

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    Timber structures - Timber properties

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    Superseded date:  06-30-2017

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1990

    Publisher:  Standards Australia

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    1 - AS 1720.2-1990 SAA TIMBER STRUCTURES CODE - TIMBER PROPERTIES
    4 - PREFACE
    4 - CONTENTS
    5 - 1 SCOPE
    5 - 2 REFERENCED DOCUMENTS
    5 - 3 TABULATION OF SPECIES AND PROPERTIES
    5 - 4 EXPLANATION OF TABLE 1
    5 - 4.1 General
    5 - 4.2 Index number (Column 1)
    5 - 4.3 Standard trade name (Column 2)
    5 - 4.4 Origin (Column 3)
    5 - 4.5 Species brand (Column 4)
    10 - 4.6 Classification (Column 5)
    10 - 4.7 Strength group (Column 6)
    10 - 4.8 Joint group (Column 7)
    10 - 4.9 Density at 12% moisture content (Column 8)
    10 - 4.10 Unseasoned density (Column 9)
    10 - 4.11 Hardness (Column 10)
    11 - 4.12 Cleavage (Column 11)
    11 - 4.13 Toughness (Column 12)
    11 - 4.14 Tangential shrinkage (Column 13)
    11 - 4.15 Tendency to split for green wood (Column 14).
    11 - 4.16 Unit tangential movement (Column 15)
    11 - 4.17 Durability class (Column 16)
    11 - 4.18 Sapwood lyctus susceptibility (Column 17)
    12 - 5 REFERENCES

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Provides a table of timber species and their general properties which can be used for the design of timber structures. Extensive explanatory clauses to the table are also provided.

    Scope - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    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    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    History - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Under Revision see DR 99264

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

    AS 2878-1986 Timber - Classification into strength groups
    AS 1148-1971 Nomenclature of commercial timbers imported into Australia
    AS 2858-1986 Timber - Softwood - Visually stress-graded for structural purposes
    AS 1604-1997 Timber - Preservative-treated - Sawn and round
    AS 2543-1983 Nomenclature of Australian timbers
    AS 2209-1994 Timber - Poles for overhead lines

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    AS/NZS 1170.1:2002 Structural design actions Permanent, imposed and other actions
    AS 4219-1994 Timber - Stumps and sole plates
    AS 3660.1-1995 Protection of buildings from subterranean termites - New buildings
    AS 1684-1992 National Timber Framing Code
    AS 1735.1-2001 Lifts, escalators and moving walks - General requirements
    AS 5604-2005 Timber - Natural durability ratings (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 2424-1991 Plastics building sheets - General installation requirements and design of roofing systems
    AS 1684.2-2006 Residential timber-framed construction Non-cyclonic areas (SEE IMPORTANT NOTE)
    AS 3818.2-2004 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Railway track timbers
    AS 2209-1994 Timber - Poles for overhead lines
    AS/NZS 2589.1:1997 Gypsum linings in residential and light commercial construction - Application and finishing Gypsum plasterboard
    AS 4678-2002 Earth-retaining structures
    AS/NZS 1562.3:1996 Design and installation of sheet roof and wall cladding Plastic
    AS 3818.4-2000 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Cross-arms for overhead lines
    AS 3818.3-2001 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Piles
    AS 1720.1-1997 Timber structures - Design methods
    AS 4069-1993 Bathseats - Product requirements
    AS/NZS 1148:2001 Timber - Nomenclature - Australian, New Zealand and imported species (Reconfirmed 2016)
    AS 3818.1-1998 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
    AS 3818.2-1998 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded Railway track timbers
    AS 1735.1-2003 Lifts, escalators and moving walks General requirements
    AS/NZS 2785:2000 Suspended ceilings - Design and installation
    AS 3660.1-2000 Termite management New building work
    AS 3660.2-2000 Termite management In and around existing buildings and structures - Guidelines
    AS 1684.3-2006 Residential timber-framed construction Cyclonic areas
    AS 3660-1993 Protection of buildings from subterranean termites - Prevention, detection and treatment of infestation
    AS 5604-2003 Timber - Natural durability ratings
    AS/NZS 2589.2:1997 Gypsum linings in residential and light commercial construction - Application and finishing - Fibre reinforced gypsum plaster
    AS 3818.1-2003 Timber - Heavy structural products - Visually graded General requirements
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