CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #12
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Nov 10. State assumptions and document your work.
1. Background: APA Publication Z725 Performance Rated IJoists gives a good overview of design and
construc
CE 436 Fall 2015
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Exam #2
Allowed resources: NDS, calculator, and blank paper for solutions.
Show work and assumptions for partial credit.
Short Answer (5 pts each)
Consider a doubleshear bolted splice connection with mu
Solution
CE 436  Fall 2015
HW #6
Due beginning of class Tuesday, Sep 29
Be sure to state all assumptions and document your work.
The plan is to solve backwards for span length (L). In all cases L can be solved for explicitly or by
iteration. However, wit
Solution
CE 436  Fall 2015
HW #1
Due beginning of Class on Thursday, Aug 27 . State Assumptions and document your work.
a.
Adavantages*
Easy Construction
Less Materials
Easy to Maintiain
Can be designed for occupancy.
Aesthetics to hide equipment
HVAC
*T
Solution
CE 436  Fall 2015
HW  4
Due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, Sep. 16. State assumptions and document work.
Gather Preliminary Info
Rafters:
Nominal Width (b):
Nominal Depth (d):
Spacing:
Span:
Actual b:
Actual d:
1.5 in
11.25 in
DFL #1
10
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #13  Due beginning of class on Thursday, Nov 12
1. Consider the singlestory commercial building shown in the figure below. The wood structural
panel used on the flat roof is 3/8in thick spanrated sheathing unblocked. Nails are 6d
c
CE 436  Fall 2015
Solution
HW #8
Due beginning of class on Thursday, Oct 8
Be sure to state all assumptions and document your work
CE 436  Fall 2015
Solution
HW #8
Determine the Loads on the Stud
Roof Loads
Tributary Width:
Trib. Wall Length:
Trib Area
Solution
CE 436  Fall 2015
HW #5
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Sept15
Be sure to state all your assumptions and document your work
Determine Demand on the Header
Load Combination
Dead Load:
Snow Load:
Total Load:
20 psf
25 psf
45 psf
 Given
 Given
CE 436  Fall 2015
Solution
HW #2
Due beginning of class Sept. 3, 2015. State assumptions and document work.
a. Depth (d)
Width (b)
Length (L)
# of Boards
Board Feet (BF)
b. MBF = BF/1000
Cost per MBF
Total Cost
2
10
14
80
1867
in
in
ft
ea.
BF
 Nominal

Solution
HW  3
CE 436  Fall 2015
Due beginning of class, Sept 8. State Assumptions and document work.
Bending:
Tabulated Value F b
875 psi
Tbl. 4A NDS Sup.  #1 SPF
Adjustment Factors: C D
1.25
Tbl. 3.2 NDS  Live Roof
Cm
1.00
No Moisture  Inside
Ct
1.
Name:
CE 436 Fall 2015
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EXAM #3
Instructions: This exam is closed book, closed computer/smart phone and closed notes, except
for the NDS, SDPWS and a calculator. Show your work for partial credit.
1. (40 pts)
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #14
Due Tuesday, Dec 1 at the beginning of class.
1. Design the roof diaphragm for the wind load given, assuming SprucePineFir (SPF) framing
lumber is used. It is typical to consider the horizont
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #10
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Oct 20.
1. Assume you have a postframe building with a 2ply truss and sidewall post spacing of 8 ft.
Assume that the controlling load combination is dea
Name:
CE 436 Fall 2015
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EXAM #1
Instructions: This exam is closed book, closed computer/smart phone and closed notes, except
for the NDS and NDS Supplement and a calculator. Show your work for partial credit.
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #9
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Oct 13. State assumptions and document your work.
1. Severe damage occurred from Hurricane Andrew in south Florida several years ago. Field investigations
we
CE 436 Fall 2012
Page 1
Exam #2
Allowed resources: NDS, one sheet of notes, calculator, and blank paper for solutions.
Show work and assumptions for partial credit.
1. (20 pts) Consider 6x6 posts supporting an outdoo
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #7
Due beginning of class on Thursday, Oct 1. State all assumptions and document your work.
1.
Perform a net tension capacity check for a truss chord that is connected with steel
splice plates
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #3
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Sept 8. State assumptions and document work.
1. Consider 2x4 No.1 SprucePineFir (SPF) top chords of roof trusses spaced 24 in. on
center (o.c.) with critica
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #8
Due beginning of class on Thursday, Oct 8
Be sure to state all assumptions and document your work.
1. Your assignment is to check the design of 2x6 studs in the firststory wall of a threestory
apartment building that is 36ft wide
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #12
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Nov 10. State assumptions and document your work.
1. Background: APA Publication Z725 Performance Rated IJoists gives a good overview of design and
construc
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #9
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Oct 13. State assumptions and document your work.
1. Severe damage occurred from Hurricane Andrew in south Florida several years ago. Field investigations
we
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #13  Due beginning of class on Thursday, Nov 12
1. Consider the singlestory commercial building shown in the figure below. The wood structural
panel used on the flat roof is 3/8in thick spanrated sheathing unblocked. Nails are 6d
c
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #6
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Sept 29
Be sure to state all assumptions and document your work.
1. Up until now, you have guessed at a beam size and determined whether or not the beam
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #11
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Nov 3
Be sure to state all assumptions and document your work.
1.
What two major types of loadings are considered in designing a wood structural panel
roof or floor system that also functions as p
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #1
Due beginning of class on Thursday, Aug 27. State assumptions and document your work.
1. Many commercial buildings have flat roofs.
a. Develop two lists regarding flat roofs one listing the ad
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #14
Due Tuesday, Dec 1 at the beginning of class.
1. Design the roof diaphragm for the wind load given, assuming SprucePineFir (SPF)
framing lumber is used. It is typical to consider the horiz
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #2
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Sept 1. State assumptions and document work.
1. Lumber quantities are typically called out in terms of boardfeet (BF). Lumber is sold in units of
thousa
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #5
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Sept 15
Be sure to state all assumptions and document your work.
1. Suppose you are going to design a garage door header to support roof trusses with a roof load
of 251010 psf (Top Chord snow TC
CE 436 Fall 2015
HW #10
Due beginning of class on Tuesday, Oct 20.
1. Assume you have a postframe building with a 2ply truss and sidewall post spacing of 8 ft.
Assume that the controlling load combination is dea