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Teaching Resources for Instructors – Engineering

If any of the following are required texts for your course (North America only), email us at info@awc.org with the name of the course and expected enrollment to obtain a desk copy for use in your wood design courses:

FREE desk copy of the Wood Design Package which includes: NDS (Standard, Appendix, Supplement, and Commentary), ASD/LRFD Manual, Special Design Provisions for Wind and Seismic, and ASD/LRFD Structural Wood Design Solved Problems Manual. Limited to one free copy per edition of the Manual (not one free edition per course taught).

Teaching Resources for Instructors - Architecture / Building Construction

If any of the following are required texts for your course (North America only), email us at info@awc.org with the name of the course and expected enrollment to obtain a desk copy for use in your wood design courses:

FREE desk copy of the Wood Frame Construction Manual (WFCM) for One- and Two Family Dwellings which includes a Commentary. Limited to one free copy per edition of the Manual (not one free edition per course taught).

FREE download of the Design of Wood Frame Buildings for High Wind, Snow, and Seismic Loadings (WFCM Workbook) which provides a worked design example based on the 2001 WFCM, complete with plan information, checklists, background material, and extra blank worksheets, for wind, seismic and snow design of a two-story residence.

FREE download of WFCM High Wind Guides.

FREE download of Details for Conventional Wood Frame Construction.

FREE downloads of Fire Design publications.

FREE tutorial for using Span Tables for Joists and Rafters.

FREE software for determining allowable heights and areas for wood frame construction, Code Conforming Wood Design software.

FREE downloads of Code Conforming Wood Design publications.

Publications for Students

Student hard copies of all publications can be ordered by you, your instructor, or your institution's bookstore at info@forestprod.org, 800-890-7732, or 608-232-9354. If you would like to mail in your order, print out a copy of the Order Form (in pdf), complete it, and send it in with a check. Electronic (PDF) versions of AWC publications are also available at a discount for students.

Students receive a 50% discount off the list price of publications.

 

Additional Educational Resources

FREE working version of WoodWorks Design Office Software:Educational Version which includes WoodWorks Design Office US (Sizer, Connections, and Shear walls). Send request to sales@woodworks-software.com

FREE AWC eCourses for online instruction or scripted handouts in PDF.

FREE On-line Wood Education Modules - behavioral animations, graphics, explanatory text.

FREE USDA Forest Products Laboratory Wood Handbook (PDF version) Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-113. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 463 p.

If you are teaching a wood course in an engineering, architecture, or construction program at an accredited college or university, AWC would like to hear from you.

education@awc.org

 

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