Wood Column (LRFD) Calculator to NDS 2018 (LRFD)

Easy to use online Wood Column (LRFD) software for American standards.


The ClearCalcs timber column LRFD calculator to NDS 2018 enables the fast and accurate design of wood columns and studs to American standards. With support for dynamic load linking between beams and columns, easily design accurate and quality engineered columns, and select from our database of thousands of US wood sections.

Key Sections in the Wood Column (LRFD) Calculator

  • Design Conditions
  • Loads
  • Weak Axis Moment Loads
  • Member Properties
  • Load Combinations (ASCE 7-16, Section 2)
  • Critical Load Determination
  • Adjustment Factors - Compression (NDS 2018 2.3)
  • Adjustment Factors - Elastic Modulus (NDS 2018 2.3)
  • Column Capacity (NDS 2018 Section 3.7)
  • Combined Bending and Compression (NDS 2018 15.4)
  • Bearing (NDS 2018 3.10)

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