Links

 

The materials listed below provide a good resource library for the design and use of wood trusses. Please contact the publisher/group directly for further information.

Alpine Engineered Products, Inc. 305/781-3333

PO.Box 2225 Pompano Beach, Fl 33061

www.alpeng.com

305/781-3333

• System 42 With Tension W4bs

•Good Connections Magazine

FR—Systems Fire Resistance Rated Assemblies

• Quick Reference-Fire Rated Assemblies


American Forest & Paper Association (AFPA)

1111 19th St. NW #700

Washington, DC 20036

www.afandpa.org

202/463-2700

• National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS)

• Wood Frame Construction Manuel


American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

11 West 47th Street

New York, NY 10036

212/642-4900

• See TPI


APA – The Engineered Wood Association

119 A Street

Tacoma, WA 98401

206/565-6600

•Use of Rated Sheathing in Roofs and Floors

• Fire Rated Systems

•Diaphragm Design


American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

www.asce.org

 345 East 47th Street

 New York, NY 10017

Minimum Design Loads for Buildings  And Other Structure ASCE7


American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

www.astm.org

1916 Rice Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

• Test Methods for Fire Tests for Building Construction and Materials, E—1 19


Building Officials and Code

Administrators International, Inc. (BOCA)

 www.bocaresearch.com

4051 W Flossmoor Road

 Country Club Hills, IL 60478

708/799-2300

• The BCA National Building Code


Council of American Building Officials (CABO) 703/931-4533

5203 Leesburg Pike, Suite 798

Falls Church, VA 22041

 www.cabo.org

703/931-4533

• One and Two Family Dwelling Code


Forest Products Laboratory

U.S. Department of Agriculture

One Gifford Pinchot Drive • Madison, WI 53705

• Wood Handbook: Wood as an Engineered Material


Gypsum Association

810 First St. NB, #510

 Washington, DC 20002

•Fire Resistance Design Manual, GA-600


International Conference of Building Officials (ICBO)

5360 5. Workman Mill Rd

Whittier, CA 90601

www.icbo.com

213/699-0541

• Uniform Building Code

• Uniform Fire Code


Southern Forest Products Association (SFPA)

P0. Box 641700

Kenner, LA 70064

www.southernpine.com

504/443-4464

• Southern Pine Maximum Spans for Joists and Rafters

• Southern Pine Use Guide


Southern Building Code Congress International, Inc. (SBCCI)

900 Montclair Road

Birmingham, AL 35213-1206
www.sbcci.org

205/591-1853

• Standard Building Code

• Wind Design Standard, SSTD 10-93


Truss Plate Institute (TPI)

583 D’Onofrio Drive, Suite 200

Madison, WI 53719

608/833-5900

• National Design Standard for Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Construction, ANSI/TP1 1-1995

• Standard for Testing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses, ANSI/TPI 2-1995

• Recommended Design Specification for Temporary Bracing of MPC Wood Trusses. DSB-89

• Handling, Installation and Bracing Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses. HIB—91


Western Wood Products Association (WWPA)

533 SW Fifth Ave.

Portland, OR 97204

www.wwpa.org

503/224-3930

• Western Lumber Product Use Manual


Wood Truss Council of America

One WTCA Center

6425 Normandy Ln.

Madison, WI 53719-1133

608/274-4849

• Metal Plate Connected Wood Truss Handbook

• Job—Site Bracing Poster

• Standard Responsibilities in the Design Process Involving Metal Plate Connected Wood Trusses WTCA 1-2 995