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Design and Use of Wood–Concrete Composites

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Year of Publication
2008
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Floors
Author
Peggi Clouston
Alexander Schreyer
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2008
Country of Publication
United States
Resource Type
Journal Article
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Floors
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Keywords
shear connectors
Eurocode 5
Germany
Language
English
Series
Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction
Abstract
Wood–concrete composites are floor and deck systems, which are comprised of a concrete slab integrally connected to wooden beams beneath by means of a shear connector. Use of a shear connector can significantly improve a deck’s strength and stiffness...
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Shear and Bending Performance of a Novel Wood–Concrete Composite System

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue726
Year of Publication
2005
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Beams
Author
Peggi Clouston
Leander Bathon
Alexander Schreyer
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2005
Country of Publication
United States
Resource Type
Journal Article
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Beams
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Push-Out Tests
Bending Test
Shear Connector
Language
English
Series
Journal of Structural Engineering
Abstract
This paper introduces a new, structural wood–concrete composite system. The system is formed by joining a wood component, such as a floor beam or laminated plate, to a concrete slab utilizing a continuous steel mesh of which one half is glued into a sl...
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Truss Plates for Use as Wood-Concrete Composite Shear Connectors

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Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Beams
Author
Peggi Clouston
Alexander Schreyer
Organization
Structures Congress
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
United States
Resource Type
Conference Paper
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Beams
Topic
Connections
Design and Systems
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
shear connectors
Truss Plates
Slip-modulus
Ultimate Shear Capacity
Push-Out
Bending Stiffness
Strength
Four Point Bending Test
Language
English
Conference / Proceeding
Structures Congress 2011
Notes
April 14-16, 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Abstract
Wood-concrete composite systems are well established, structurally efficient building systems for both new construction and rehabilitation of old timber structures. Composite action is achieved through a mechanical device to integrally connect in shear t...
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