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Performance of Semirigid Timber Frame with Lagscrewbolt Connections: Experimental, Analytical, and Numerical Model Results

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue201
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Connections
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Author
Mori, Takuro
Nakatani, Makoto
Tesfamariam, Solomon
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
Germany
Format
Journal Article
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Topic
Connections
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Lag Screws
Beam-to-Column
Moment Resistance
Stiffness
Finite Element Model
Analytical Model
Numerical Model
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
International Journal of Advanced Structural Engineering
ISSN
2008-6695
Summary
This paper presents analytical and numerical models for semirigid timber frame with Lagscrewbolt (LSB) connections. A series of static and reverse cyclic experimental tests were carried out for different beam sizes (400, 500, and 600 mm depth) and column–base connections with different numbers of LSBs (4, 5, 8). For the beam–column connections, with increase in beam depth, moment resistance and stiffness values increased, and ductility factor reduced. For the column–base connection, with increase in the number of LSBs, the strength, stiffness, and ductility values increased. A material model available in OpenSees, Pinching4 hysteretic model, was calibrated for all connection test results. Finally, analytical model of the portal frame was developed and compared with the experimental test results. Overall, there was good agreement with the experimental test results, and the Pinching4 hysteretic model can readily be used for full-scale structural model.
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Reinforcement of Shear Failure with Long Screw in Moment-Resisting Joint

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue689
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Connections
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Columns
Author
Nakatani, Makoto
Morita, Hideki
Mori, Takuro
Year of Publication
2014
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Conference Paper
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Columns
Topic
Connections
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Lagscrewbolts
Shear Strength
Panel Zone
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Notes
August 10-14, 2014, Quebec City, Canada
Summary
Moment resisting joint with lagscrewbolts shows good mechanical performance and aesthetic. However, beam and column joints rarely showed a brittle shear failure in a panel zone of a column in previous studies. Therefore, a joint system reinforced by long screws was developed to prevent from the failure in this research. The maximum shear strength of the joint increased with increasing the number of long screws. However, the average of six screws specimens was lower than that of four screws, because the glulam and some of the screws were damaged due to the narrow space between the screws during an inserting process of the screws.
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