Browse Publications - Small Homes Council and Building Research Council by Subject "Building materials"

  • Jenkin, Wendell R. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    This report covers the first season of an investigation on the effect of frost action on concrete floor slabs in basementless houses.

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  • Percival, Donald H.; Eberle, G.F.; Denny, John M.; Brakeman, D.B. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1985)
    This report describes the results of 73 tests of top-chord-bearing, parallel-chord, metal-plate-connected wood trusses using various wood species, truss-plate sizes, and two different lumber orien-tations. The test units ...

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  • Suddarth, Stanley K.; Percival, Donald H.; Comus, Quentin B. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    The objectives of this research were to provide experimental data and analytical results as input information for use in design specifications for metal-plate-connected, parallel-chord floor truss designs. The model is ...

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  • Percival, Donald H.; Brakeman, D.B. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Gives an introduction to light-frame construction using lumber.

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