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Carpentry: Framing

A guide to resources for your study

Books in the library

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DVDs in the library

Australian Standards

The following Australian Standards can be accessed in print version in Elgar library, or online via the link below:

AS 1684:Residential timber-framed construction

  • Part 1: Design criteria
  • Part 2: Non cyclonic areas
  • Part 3: Cyclonic areas
  • Part 4: Simplified: Non cyclonic areas 

AS 3623: Domestic metal framing

National Construction Code/Building Code of Australia

The  National Construction Code (NCC), previously known as the Building Code of Australia, sets out required standards for the design and construction or  Australian buildings, in areas such as structure, fire resistance, access and egress, services and equipment, energy efficiency, and health and amenity.

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