Jun 20, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

CE 405 - Wood Engineering

Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 3
Credit Hours: 3

This course will provide students with a basic understanding of the production and use of wood as a building material and teach students to analyze, design, and fabricate wood structural elements. The course includes coverage of dimensional lumber, manufactured lumber loads, heavy timber, and the appropriate connection methods. Lab classes are hands on exercises including such topics as sawmill operation, destructive testing of wooden connections, and timber frame fabrication. A semester design project integrates the various course topics into one overall exercise. Prerequisite(s): CE 301 . When Offered: Not necessarily offered each year.