Skip header and navigation

10 records – page 1 of 1.

Accommodating Movement in High-Rise Wood-Frame Building Construction

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1875
Year of Publication
2011
Topic
Design and Systems
Connections
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Other Materials
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Floors
Walls

A 'Hybrid' Multi-Storey Building - Meeting Design Criteria in a Cost-Effective Way

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1845
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Design and Systems
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Timber-Concrete Composite
Other Materials
Application
Walls
Floors
Frames

Nonlinear Static Seismic Response of a Building Equipped with Hybrid Cross-Laminated Timber Floor Diaphragms and Concentric X-Braced Steel Frames

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2761
Year of Publication
2020
Topic
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Author
Roncari, Andrea
Gobbi, Filippo
Loss, Cristiano
Publisher
MDPI
Year of Publication
2020
Format
Journal Article
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Topic
Seismic
Keywords
Seismic Design
Hybrid Structures
Lateral Resistance
Semi-rigid Diaphragms
Load Distribution
Seismic Performance
Pushover Analysis
Nonlinear Static Analysis
Finite Element Model
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
Buildings
Summary
Simplified seismic design procedures mostly recommend the adoption of rigid floor diaphragms when forming a building’s lateral force-resisting structural system. While rigid behavior is compatible with many reinforced concrete or composite steel-concrete floor systems, the intrinsic stiffness properties of wood and ductile timber connections of timber floor slabs typically make reaching a such comparable in-plane response difficult. Codes or standards in North America widely cover wood-frame construction, with provisions given for both rigid and flexible floor diaphragms designs. Instead, research is ongoing for emerging cross-laminated-timber (CLT) and hybrid CLT-based technologies, with seismic design codification still currently limited. This paper deals with a steel-CLT-based hybrid structure built by assembling braced steel frames with CLT-steel composite floors. Preliminary investigation on the performance of a 3-story building under seismic loads is presented, with particular attention to the influence of in-plane timber diaphragms flexibility on the force distribution and lateral deformation at each story. The building complies with the Italian Building Code damage limit state and ultimate limit state design requirements by considering a moderate seismic hazard scenario. Nonlinear static analyses are performed adopting a finite-element model calibrated based on experimental data. The CLT-steel composite floor in-plane deformability shows mitigated effects on the load distribution into the bracing systems compared to the ideal rigid behavior. On the other hand, the lateral deformation always rises at least 17% and 21% on average, independently of the story and load distribution along the building’s height.
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
Less detail

Investigating the Structural Performance of a Modular Prefabricated Dry-assembly Mass Timber-steel Hybrid Floor Element

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2816
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Organization
University of British Columbia
Country of Publication
Canada
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Keywords
Steel Beams
Steel-timber Composite Floors
Research Status
In Progress
Notes
Project contact is Cristiano Loss at the University of British Columbia
Summary
This research is focused on bridging the current knowledge gap on steel-timber composite floors, where CLT panels are connected to steel beams. Most of the current design codes lack provisions and guidelines for the design of steel-timber composite floors.
Less detail

Hybrid Steel-Timber Construction Systems for Social Housing Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1903
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Design and Systems
Connections
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Wood Building Systems

Timber-Steel Hybrid Beams for Multi-Storey Buildings: Final Report

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1687
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Hybrid Building Systems
Beams
Author
Winter, Wolfgang
Tavoussi, Kamyar
Riola Parada, Felipe
Bradley, Andrew
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Hybrid Building Systems
Beams
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Multi-Storey
Short-term
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria p. 4210-4219
Summary
Timber-steel hybrid beams have been proposed, tested and analyzed for their use in multi-storey buildings. After the first concepts and tests were presented in the WCTE 2014, two whole testing series are finished and their results globally presented and analyzed. The beams fulfilled all the expectations and therefore can be presented as a reliable possibility for future proposals of timber-based frame multi-storey buildings. The present paper presents a summary of the part regarding hybrid beams inside the research project “Timber based mixed systems for dense construction in urban areas” carried out by the Institute of Structural Design and Timber Engineering of the Vienna University of Technology.
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
Less detail

Semi-Rigid Joints of Timber-Steel Hybrid Beams for Multi-Storey Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1755
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Design and Systems
Connections
Mechanical Properties
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Beams
Frames
Author
Tavoussi, Kamyar
Winter, Wolfgang
Bradley, Andrew
Riola Parada, Felipe
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Beams
Frames
Topic
Design and Systems
Connections
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Multi-Storey
Single Span Tests
Semi-Rigid Joints
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria p. 5023-5030
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
Less detail

Hybrid CLT-Based Modular Construction Systems for Prefabricated Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1901
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Design and Systems
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Wood Building Systems
Floors
Walls

Hybrid Wood-Based Structural System for Multi-Storey Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1894
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Design and Systems
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Frames
Author
Loss, Cristiano
Piazza, Maurizio
Zandonini, Riccardo
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Portugal
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Frames
Topic
Design and Systems
Keywords
Panels
Prefabricated
Shear Tests
Connections
Bending Tests
Language
English
Conference
International Conference on Structures and Architecture
Research Status
Complete
Notes
July 27-29, Guimaraes, Portugal
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
Less detail

Timber-Steel-Composite – A Possibility for Hybrid Structures of Long Span Timber Floors

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1697
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Author
Zimmer, Severin
Augustin, Manfred
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
Steel-Timber Composite
Application
Floors
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Four Point Bending Test
Long Span
Bending Stiffness
Full Scale
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria p. 4341-4351
Summary
The present contribution deals with the theoretical analysis of a selected geometry of CLT-elements combined with steel trapezoidal cross sections with a subsequent description of test specimens and the results of the conducted four-point-bending test. Used for long span floors this hybrid construction can be adjusted in its bending stiffness as needed. By placing the steel part into the tension zone a ductile failure mode can be achieved as well as notching the trapezoidal cross section is applicable easily. By performing full scale four-point-bending-tests of several test specimens it was possible to confirm the theoretical findings.
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
Less detail

10 records – page 1 of 1.