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On the structural stability of timber members to Eurocode

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2868
Year of Publication
2019
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Application
Columns
Author
Hassan, Osama
Organization
Linköping University
Publisher
Taylor&Francis Group
Year of Publication
2019
Format
Journal Article
Application
Columns
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Stability
Second-order Moment
Buckling Failure
Eurocode 5
Research Status
Complete
Series
Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines
Summary
This study investigates the load-bearing behavior of timber members subjected to combined compression and bending based on the guidelines of the standard Eurocode 5. In this context, two design approaches are stated to account for flexural buckling: the effective length method and the second-order analysis. Although Eurocode 5 states that second-order analysis can be carried out to check the stability of beam-columns, it does not mention how to formulate this analysis. This study investigates this case in order to develop alternative interaction formulae to check the stability of timber members subjected to simultaneously acting axial compression and bending moments with risk of buckling failure. The second-order analysis advanced in this article can be an alternative tool to be used by the structural engineer to assess the stability of axially loaded members subjected to the risk of flexural buckling failure.
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