As the demand for timber resources for the construction industry continues to increase against the limited availability of timber resources, conventional solid wood lumber for beam joists, rafters, and headers is continually being replaced by glued laminated timber
(glulam) (Feirer et al.
The structural engineered wood products included in this course are wood structural panels, including plywood, oriented strandboard, and composite panels; glued laminated timber (glulam); structural composite lumber (SCL), including primarily laminated veneer lumber (LVL); and wood I-joists.
Unit Four: Glulam Basics is a primer on glued laminated timber, which is one of the oldest engineered wood products.
A study was conducted on five-lamination butt-jointed glued laminated timber
(glulam) to assess the potential for using low-grade lumber for floor beams in residential construction.
American national standard for wood products - structural glued laminated timber
The American National Standard for structural glued laminated timber
FiRP(R) - Glued Laminated Timbers
Strengthened with High Strength Fiber Reinforced Plastic
The Top of the Class case study describes two engineered wood school structures, which include fully sheathed plywood and OSB walls, glued laminated timbers
for structural support, and Sturd-I-Floor sheathing in the floors.