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MIL-HDBK-1002/5 1987 Edition, March 30, 1987
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Superseded By: MIL-STD-3007
Includes all amendments and changes through Cancellation Notice 1, September 14, 2005
Additional Comments: CNCL S/S BY MIL-STD-3007
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This handbook prescribes criteria for the design of structures, including temporary structures, which are fabricated of timber and related materials.

This handbook shall not be used as a reference document for procurement purposes. Do not reference it in Military or Federal specifications or other procurement documents.

This handbook, MIL-HDBK-1002/5, Timber Structures, cancels and supersedes HAVFAC DM-2.5, Timber Structures of May 1980.

Certain criteria related to the design of timber structures appear in other design guidance, as follows:
         Subject                                  Source

         Service Classification and Other
           General Requirements                   NAVFAC DM-2.01, General

         Foundations                              NAVFAC DM-7.02, Foundations and
                                                    Earth Structures

         Fire Protection                          MIL-HDBK-1008, Fire Protection
                                                    for Facilities Engineering,
                                                    Design, and Construction

         Bridges                                  AASHTO Standard Specification
                                                    for Highway Bridges
                                                    AREA Manual for Railway
         Timber                                   NFPA National Design Specifica-
                                                    tion for Wood Construction

                                                  AITC Timber Construction Manual

                                                  APA Plywood Design Specification

                                                  TPI-Design Specification for
                                                    Light Metal Plate Connected
                                                    Wood Trusses

Throughout this handbook, where design criteria are obtained from cited sources, those citations are termed "standard specifications."