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Author Kolb, Josef (Engineer)
Title Holzbau mit System. English
Systems in timber engineering : loadbearing structures and component layers / Josef Kolb ; edited by Lignum, Holzwirtschaft Schweiz [and] DGfH, German Society of Wood Research ; [translation into English, Gerd H. Söffker and Philip Thrift].
Imprint Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, [2008]

Author Kolb, Josef (Engineer)
Subject Building, Wooden.
Building, Wooden -- Switzerland.
Structural design.
Alt Name LIGNUM (Association : Switzerland)
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Holzforschung.
Description 1 online resource (319 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-314).
Contents Principles: material-related : Wood: natural building material with potential ; Ecology, sustainable building ; Conception and design ; Material -- Construction systems: loadbearing structure, building structure, design : Overview of systems ; Fabrication processes ; Log construction ; Timber-frame construction ; Balloon frame, platform frame ; Panel construction ; Frame construction ; Solid timber construction ; Roof structures ; Suspended floor structures ; Multi-storey timber buildings -- Building envelope, walls, suspended floors: functions, layers, construction : Fundamentals, functions, tasks ; Design and construction ; External walls ; Pitched roofs ; Flat roofs ; Party walls, internal walls ; Suspended floors -- Boundary conditions: moisture content, protecting timber ; Fire protection -- Appendix: Disclaimer, notes, references : References, institutions ; Information, databases of manufacturers ; Regulations, standards, technical information sheets, aids : Switzerland ; Germany ; European building materials and products standards.
Summary An indispensable standard work for everyone involved in building with wood. This work uses plans, schematic drawings, and pictures to show the current and forward-looking state of the technology as applied in Switzerland, a leading country in the field of timber construction.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783764386900 (electronic bk.)
3764386908 (electronic bk.)
3764386894 (Cloth)
3764388234 (Cloth)
9783764386894 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 434023369
Additional Format Print version: Kolb, Josef, engineer. Holzbau mit System. English. Systems in timber engineering. Basel ; Boston : Birkhäuser, ©2008 9783764386894 3764386894 (DLC) 2007939900 (OCoLC)212328054

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