## Calculator Description

This online engineering calculator computes the actual tensile stress and allowable tensile stress for a wood glulam member in tension according to the National Design Specification for Wood Construction

## Calculator Link

## Input Parameters

Member Width, b

Member Depth, d

Number of Bolt Holes, n

Bolt Hole Diameter, d_{h}

Tensile Force, P

Load Duration Factor, C_{D}

Wet Service Condition Factor, C_{M}

Temperature Factor, C_{t}

Reference Tension Stress Parallel to Grain, F_{t}

## Output Parameters

Net Cross Sectional Area, A_{n}

Actual Tensile Stress, f_{t}

Allowable Tension Stress Parallel to Grain, F_{t}‘

Final Check

## Reference Formulas

An = b*(d-n*d_{h})

f_{t} = P / A_{n}

F_{t}‘ = F_{t}*C_{D}*C_{M}*C_{t}