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National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction

2015 Edition

2012 Edition

2005 Edition

1991-1997 Editions



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Errata and addendums that have been developed for AWC documents are available here in PDF format.

Design Aids

Several supplemental tables have been developed for the NDS to facilitate design of connections. Design Aids are available here.

Technical Reports

A technical report has been published to facilitate design of connections. This report covers calculation of lateral values for single dowel type fastener connections using a generalized and expanded form of the NDS yield limit equations. General Dowel Equations for Calculating Lateral Connection Values: Technical Report 12. This document is also in PDF.

Technical Questions

To submit a technical question to AWC, e-mail or see contact information.

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