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Engineered Wood Construction Guide

Course Outline

This online course presents information on engineered wood products and their applications in building construction. The contents cover floor construction, wall construction, and roof construction. The course materials are based entirely on the APA publication: Engineered Wood Construction Guide. This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of course materials.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to:

Course Content

The purpose of this course is to present information on engineered wood products and their applications in building construction. You will be directed to the website of the Engineered Wood Association (APA) to study the following APA publication:

Engineered Wood Construction Guide
(84 pages, PDF file format, 10.5 MB)
Note: you need to register with APA (FREE) if you do not have an account with them.

Please click on the above underlined hypertext to view, save or print the document for your study.

Related Links

For additional technical information related to this subject, please visit the following websites or web pages:

FEMA 368 - Chapter 12: Wood Structure Design Requirements
FEMA 368 - Chapter 12 Commentary: Wood Structure Design Requirements

Once you finish studying the above course content you need to take a quiz to obtain the PDH credits.

Take a Quiz

DISCLAIMER: The materials contained in the online course are not intended as a representation or warranty on the part of or any other person/organization named herein. The materials are for general information only. They are not a substitute for competent professional advice. Application of this information to a specific project should be reviewed by a registered professional engineer. Anyone making use of the information set forth herein does so at their own risk and assumes any and all resulting liability arising therefrom.