The UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing will hold a Timber Engineering Technical Workshop on March 23rd 2012 at Quaaout Lodge, Little Shuswap Lake, BC. The event is being held as a pre-conference event in conjunction with the BC Log and Timber Building Industry annual conference, with financial supported provided by the Business Innovation Partnership. The workshop presenters will be Thomas Tannert and Maik Gehloff from UBC’s Wood Building Design and Timber Engineering and Applied Mechanics groups, with topics selected based on the input of LTBI members. Registration is through the LTBI, and anyone interested in attending (non-members welcome) are asked to contact Patti Lefrancois at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Timing: 10am-4pm with a lunch break from 12.30-1.30pm
Part 1: Assessment and Monitoring of Timber Structures
Part 2a: Connectors in Timber Construction
Part 2b: Rounded Dovetail Joints
Possible improvement in performance through reinforcements