Are there design provisions in the NDS supplement?
Design provisions in the NDS are integral with design values in the NDS Supplement. As such, it is not appropriate to mix design values and provisions from different editions of the NDS. The NDS Supplement contains design values for sawn lumber, structural glued laminated timber, and round timber poles and piles.
Are there any changes to the NDS for 2018?
The 2018 NDS is referenced in the 2018 International Building Code. Significant additions to the 2018 NDS include new Roof Sheathing Ring Shank nails and fastener head pull-through design provisions to address increased wind loads in ASCE 7-16 Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Buildings and Other Structures.
What is the NDS National Design Specification for wood construction?
We support the utilization of wood products by developing and disseminating consensus standards, comprehensive technical guidelines, and tools for wood design and construction, as well as providing education regarding their application. NDS NATIONAL DESIGN SPECIFICATION® for Wood Construction AMERICAN WOOD COUNCIL 2018 EDITION APPROVED
Is the 2018 NDS included in the sdpws?
Purchase of the 2018 NDS includes the 2018 NDS Supplement and the 2015 SDPWS. Design provisions in the NDS are integral with design values in the NDS Supplement. As such, it is not appropriate to mix design values and provisions from different editions of the NDS.
What does NDS stand for in water drainage?
NDS offers innovative and proven drainage products. NDS solutions protect water drainage systems by managing stormwater as close to the source as possible, reducing runoff and mitigating pollution and erosion. NDS solutions are trusted time-and-labor savers, proven to outperform traditional drainage systems in flow through and storage capacity.