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Lateral Load-Resisting System Using Mass Timber Panel for High-Rise Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1221
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Seismic
Wind
Design and Systems
Material
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
Application
Shear Walls
Hybrid Building Systems

Ductility Estimation for a Novel Timber-Steel-Hybrid System with Consideration of Uncertainty

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue389
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Connections
Application
Hybrid Building Systems

Ductility of Wooden Structures Including Solid Wood Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2189
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Material
Timber (unspecified)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Organization
Université de Sherbrooke
Country of Publication
Canada
Material
Timber (unspecified)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Keywords
Pushover Response
Ductility Factors
Non-linear Dynamic Analysis
Research Status
In Progress
Notes
Project contact is Jean Proulx at Université de Sherbrooke
Summary
This project will involve the modeling of typical multistage buildings and non-linear dynamic analyzes for various seismic hazards (Montreal, Quebec, Charlevoix). The models will be developed using OpenSees, and validated with commercial software (SAFI, SAP2000). The temporal responses of typical buildings, subject to earthquakes generated for the region, will be calculated for different parameters (number of floors, bays, types of SRFS). Pushover type analyzes will also be carried out (rigid frame systems or shear walls). Sectional ductility demands will be evaluated for different types of wood sections and assemblies. These ductility values will be used to target the best wood seismic resistance systems, depending on the type of construction.
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