BS EN 338:2003 - Structural timber. Strength classes – BSI British Standards

BS EN 338:2003

Structural timber. Strength classes

Status : Revised, Withdrawn   Published : May 2003 Replaced By : BS EN 338:2009

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This European Standard establishes a system of strength classes for general use in structural codes. It provides characteristic strength and stiffness properties and density values for each class and the rules for the allocation of timber populations (i.e. combinations of species, source and grade) to the classes.

This standard applies to all softwood and hardwood timber for structural use.

Standard NumberBS EN 338:2003
TitleStructural timber. Strength classes
StatusRevised, Withdrawn
Publication Date15 May 2003
Withdrawn Date31 March 2010
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByBS EN 338:2009
ReplacesBS EN 338:1995
International RelationshipsEN 338:2003
Draft Superseded By00/107881 DC
DescriptorsStructural timber, Structural systems, Wood, Construction materials, Strength of materials, Stiffness, Density, Grades (quality), Grading (quality), Classification systems, Hardwoods, Softwoods
Title in FrenchBois de structure. Classes de resistance
Title in GermanBauholz fuer tragende Zwecke. Festigkeitsklassen
ISBN0 580 41845 6
File Size323.7 KB

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