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Advanced Wood-Based Solutions for Mid-Rise and High-Rise Construction: Structural Performance of Post-Tensioned CLT Shear Walls with Energy Dissipators

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1472
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
Application
Shear Walls
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Popovski, Marjan
Symons, Paul
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2018
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
Application
Shear Walls
Topic
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Seismic
Keywords
Compression Tests
Compression Strength
Energy Dissipation
Post-Tensioned
Pres-Lam
Monotonic Loading
Reverse Cyclic Loading
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Summary
The latest developments in seismic design philosophy have been geared towards developing of so called "resilient" or "low damage" innovative structural systems that can reduce damage to the structure while offering the same or higher levels of safety to occupants. One such innovative structural system is the Pres-Lam system that is a wood-hybrid system that utilizes post-tensioned (PT) mass timber components in both rigid-frame and wall-based buildings along with various types of energy disspators. To help implement the Pres-Lam system in Canada and the US, information about the system performance made with North American engineered wood products is needed. That information can later be used to develop design guidelines for the designers for wider acceptance of the system by the design community.Several components influence the performance of the Pres-Lam systems: the load-deformation properties of the engineered wood products under compression, load-deformation and energy dissipation properties of the dissipators used, placement of the dissipators in the system, and the level of post-tensioning force. The influence of all these components on the performance of Pres-Lam wall systems under gravity and lateral loads was investigated in this research project. The research project consisted of two main parts: material tests and system tests.
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Analysis of Mechanical Properties of Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) with Plywood using Korean Larch

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1806
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)

An Experimental Study on Buckling Strength with Laminated Veneer Lumber of Three Wood Species

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1575
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Author
Kambe, Wataru
Nakamura, Madoka
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Japanese Larch
Japanese Cypress
Japanese Cedar
Compression Test
Deflection
Strain
Buckling Strength
Slenderness Ratio
Bending Deflection
Maximum Strength
Yield Strength
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria p. 1698-1706
Summary
In the past study, we conducted compression tests with laminated veneer lumber of Japanese Larch. We observed the deflection and strain behaviour. As a result we could evaluate the bucking strength with Euler’s equation and Tetmajer’s method. For structural design we should expand the versatility of that method. Three wood species for structural members would be selected for these tests. Those were Japanese larch, Japanese cypress and Japanese cedar. For the test parameter, we set the 8types of slenderness ratio for the compression test and we conducted monotonic compression tests with pin-supported on both edges. For the mechanical properties we conducted compression tests with short column members and got yield compression for those materials. In the compression tests, we could see the bending deflection. We would get the ratio the maximum strength and yield strength for distinguish the limited slenderness ratio. As a result it was cleared that the limit slenderness ratio of these wood species was 100. And we could confirm that the Tetmajer’s method is useful for evaluation the yield strength.
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Assessment of the Pull Out Strength of Glued In Rods with Different Test Methods

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1667
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Author
Rajcic, Vlatka
Stepinac, Mislav
Košcak, Janko
Damjanovic, Domagoj
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Glued-In Rods
Pull-Out Strength
Pull-Pull Tests
Pull-Compression Tests
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria p. 3795-3802
Summary
Glued-in rods (GiR) are an effective way to connect timber elements from both load bearing capacity/stiffness and aesthetic point of view. This method is also widely accepted as a method for reinforcement of the new and existing timber structures. Although GiR are widely used in timber structures, there is still no unified European test standards, product standards or design equations for such connections. At present, there are several test methods and procedures applied in research and development. In this paper two different methods for obtaining pull-out strength are presented. Furthermore, experimental investigation was conducted and results obtained from both methods are mutually compared. Pull – compression test procedure is the most common setup for experimental investigation, however this setup is sometimes not representative and it is often characterized as unreliable because it does not quite good correspond to practical applications. The second examined test procedure was pull-pull. Within the experimental investigation, total number of 36 specimens were tested and results obtained from both methods are shown, discussed and compared in this paper.
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Behaviour of Parallel Bamboo Strand Lumber Under Compression Loading — An Experimental Study

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2514
Year of Publication
2019
Topic
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Material
PSL (Parallel Strand Lumber)
Other Materials
Application
Wood Building Systems

Bending Tests with Glulam Columns under Eccentric Normal Force Stress

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1138
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Author
Frangi, Andrea
Theiler, Matthias
Organization
ETH Zurich
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Format
Thesis
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Load Bearing Capacity
Axial Compression
Buckling Tests
Spruce
Language
German
Research Status
Complete
Summary
The force-displacement behaviour of structural timber members subjected to axial compression or combined axial compression and bending is distinctively non-linear. This behaviour is caused by the non-linear increase of the deformation due to the increasing eccentricity of the axial load as well as by the non-linear material behaviour of timber when subjected to compression. The present report describes experimental investigations on glued laminated timber members subjected to eccentric compression. The aim of these experimental investigations was to create a data base, which can be used to validate theoretical calculation models and to assess the accurateness of the design approaches given in the design codes for timber structures. The specimens for the main bunch of experiments were produced using lamellas made of Norway spruce grown in Switzerland. For this purpose, a total of 336 lamellas were available. In the first step, non-destructive tests on the lamellas were performed. These tests aimed at the collection of data in order to characterise the raw material. In the second step, the lamellas were strength graded. The aim of the grading process was to select two classes of lamellas for the production of the test specimens. The lamellas were selected so that they were suitable to produce glued laminated timber of strength classes GL24h and GL32h. Within the grading process, visual grading criteria as well as machine grading criteria were used. In the third step, the graded lamellas were used to produce glued laminated timber members. Five tests series were produced. Each of the test series consisted of ten specimens. Three series were made of glued laminated timber GL24h and two series were made of glued laminated timber GL32h. The length of the timber members was varied between the different test series. The lengths were L = 1’400 mm, L = 2’300 mm and L = 3’200 mm respectively. During the production, the setup of the test specimens was recorded. Hence, the position and the orientation of every lamella within the test specimen were documented. Additionally, some non-destructive tests were performed using the test specimens. In the last step, the glued laminated timber members were subjected to buckling tests. The test specimens were loaded with an eccentric compression force up to failure. During the tests, different measurements were carried out in order to document the experimental investigations as accurate as possible. Amongst others, the applied loads as well as horizontal and vertical deformations were recorded. For a subsample of 20 test specimens, additional local deformation measurements were performed using an optical measurement device.
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Bucking Performance of CLT Composed of 3 Layer-3 Ply

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue944
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Author
Tanaka, Kei
Hiroishi, Taro
Mohri, Takumi
Yuheiri, Mouri
Nakahata, Takumi
Harada, Hiroshi
Inoue, Masafumi
Organization
Architectural Institute of Japan
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
Japan
Format
Journal Article
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Bucking
Compression
Bending Stiffness
Language
Japanese
Research Status
Complete
Summary
The present paper evaluate slaminatedcarbonbi-wove fibers Reinforced with vinyl ester composites. Vinyl ester was used as a matrix to prepare composites by in situ polymerization technique. Four planar layers were made simultaneously by keeping one over the other and each layer made sure to be weighed off by 15% which was maintained in all layers with different orientations. Pre-assumed Layer-1 is (50/50)50%,0º; Layer-2 is (35/35/30) 35% 0º, 35% +45º,30%,0;Layer-3is (25/50/25) 25% 0º, 50%+45º,25-45º; and Layer-4is (25/25/25/25) (25% 0º, 25% +45º,25% -45º,25% 90º.The composite was prepared with the help of hand layup technique. Test ready specimens were tested with the help of shearing machine in accordance with ASTM Standards .It was observed that vinyl ester made good interface with parent fiber material. Flexural strength and Tensile strength have improved up to 3rd layer and decreased afterwards whereas Flexural modulus and Tensile modulus have linearly increased up to 4th layer. Thermal stability and Glass transition temperature have also been found to be satisfactory for all the laminated layers. Chemical resistance was good for the entire chemicals except sodium hydroxide.
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Compression Behaviors of Parallel Bamboo Strand Lumber Under Static Loading

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2510
Year of Publication
2019
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Design and Systems
Material
Other Materials
Application
Wood Building Systems

Compressive Behavior of Glulam Columns with Initial Cracks Under Eccentric Loads

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1463
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Columns
Author
Zhang, Jing
He, Minjuan
Li, Zheng
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Year of Publication
2018
Country of Publication
Germany
Format
Journal Article
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Columns
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Cracks
Compression Loads
Failure Modes
Load Bearing Capacity
Numerical Model
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
International Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering
ISSN
2008-6695
Summary
This paper investigates the mechanical performance of longitudinally cracked glulam columns under eccentric compression loads. Experimental investigation was conducted to explore the influence of initial cracks on the failure modes and load bearing capacity of glulam columns. Two different crack patterns named DC and IC, and two column lengths (i.e. 600 and 1100 mm) were considered in the experiments. It was indicated that these two crack patterns reduced the capacity of slender glulam columns and the difference of failure modes was observed between glulam columns with and without initial cracks. Further, a numerical model was developed and validated by the test results. With the application of cohesive zone material model, the propagation of initial cracks could be considered in the numerical modeling. A parametric study was carried out by the verified model and the influence of crack lengths and crack locations was further investigated. From the numerical analysis, it was found that through cracks reduced the capacity of glulam columns significantly. Also, crack location impacts the capacity of glulam columns and the extent of impact relates to the slenderness ratio of the columns, while cracks with different lengths have similar influence on the capacity of columns.
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Compressive Strength of Cross-Laminated Timber Panel

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue280
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Oh, Jung-Kwon
Hong, Jung-Pyo
Lee, Junjae
Year of Publication
2014
Country of Publication
Slovakia
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Compression Strength
Mid-Rise
Vertical Bearing Load
Monte Carlo
Language
English
Conference
International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology
Research Status
Complete
Notes
June 23-27, 2014, Zvolen, Slovakia, p.761-768
Summary
The mission of the Hardwood Scanning Center at Purdue University is to increase the global competitiveness of the United States hardwood industry and to conserve the hardwood resource by development of manufacturing technologies which will enable hardwood industry to “see inside a tree” and use this information to make better processing decisions. The Hardwood Scanning Center partnered with Microtek, GmbH of Italy in the development of an industrial grade log CT scanner. World’s first three industrial CT log scanners have been installed in last 12 months in mills around the world and we will briefly discuss their application. The Hardwood Scanning Center also developed visualization and optimization software for the hardwood veneer and sawmill operations. This presentation will provide an overview of state-of-the-art in CT scanning of logs.
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