Design Guide - Structural Plywood and LVL

This design guide was produced by EWPAA in consultation with industry leading experts, to provide assistance to building practitioners designing structures using LVL and plywood.

Whitepaper /Publications

Date: Thursday 2 May 2019
Author: EWPAA
Download this whitepaper/publication: EWPAA Design Guide - Structural Plywood and LVL

The design guide includes comprehensive technical information as well as worked examples for various types of structural elements using LVL and plywood.

The design guide also includes information for both LVL and plywood regarding:

  • The manufacturing process
  • Bond types
  • Mechanical properties
  • Design principles
  • Design components including panels, portal frames, and box sections
  • Connection design
  • Noise Control
  • Condensation and thermal transmission
  • Finishing

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