## Calculator Description

This online engineering calculator computes the actual bending and shear stresses and allowable bending and shear stresses for a wood glulam member in bending and shear according to the National Design Specification for Wood Construction 2015 (NDS 2015)

## Calculator Link

## Input Parameters

Bending Moment, M

Maximum Shear Load, V

Member Width, b

Member Depth, d

Load Duration Factor, C_{d} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.2

Wet Service Condition Factor, C_{m} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.3

Temperature Factor, C_{t} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.4

Beam Stability Factor, C_{L} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.5

Volume Factor, C_{v} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.6

Flat Use Factor, C_{fu} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.7

Curvature Factor, C_{c} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.8

Stress Interaction Factor, C_{I} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.9

Shear Reduction Factor, C_{vr} – NDS 2015, Section 5.3.10

Reference Bending Stress, F_{b} – NDS Supplement 2015

Reference Shear Stress Parallel to grain, F_{v} – NDS Supplement 2015

## Output Parameters

Cross-Sectional Area, A

Section Modulus, S

Actual Bending Stress, f_{b}

Actual Maximum Shear Stress, f_{v}

Allowable Bending Stress, F_{b}‘ – NDS 2015 Table 5.3.1

Allowable Shear Stress Parallel to Grain, F_{v}‘ – NDS 2015 Table 5.3.1

Bending Check

Shear Check