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National Design Specification® (NDS®) for Wood Construction

2012 Edition

2005 Edition

1991-1997 Editions



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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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