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Laboratory Tests on a Post-Tensioned Timber Frame

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2206
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Frames

Post-Tensioned Timber Frame Structures

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue63
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Connections
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Columns
Author
Wanninger, Flavio
Organization
ETH Zurich
Year of Publication
2015
Format
Thesis
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Columns
Topic
Connections
Keywords
Moment Resistance
Economical
Timber Joints
Moment-Rotation
Bending Test
Pushover Test
Numerical Modeling
Research Status
Complete
Summary
The present research report was written as a PhD thesis (ETH Dissertation Nr. 22815) by Flavio Wanninger and shows the results of a comprehensive experimental and numerical analysis on the structural behaviour of post-tensioned timber frame, in particular with focus on the momentrotation-behaviour of the developed post-tensioned beam-column timber joint using hardwood and the long-term behaviour of the system. The results of the experimental and numerical investigations provide reliable data for the development and validation of calculation models for the design of post-tensioned timber frames with hardwood for vertical and horizontal loads and taking into account the long-term behaviour. The objective of the research project is the development and implementation of post-tensioned timber frame structures into the practice and fits well into the overall research strategy of the institute on the development of innovative solutions for timber structures.
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
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