Stability of Axial Pressure-Stressed Components Made of Solid Wood and Glulam

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1141
Year of Publication
2014
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Solid-sawn Heavy Timber
Author
Theiler, Matthias
Organization
ETH Zurich
Year of Publication
2014
Format
Thesis
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Solid-sawn Heavy Timber
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Axial Compression
Bending
Monte Carlo
Load Bearing Capacity
Research Status
Complete
Summary
This thesis examines the behaviour of structural timber members subjected to compression alone or in combination with bending. Based on experimental and numerical investigations, the knowledge on the behaviour of these timber members is extended and advanced calculation models are developed. In addition, the accuracy of existing approaches for the design of these members is assessed and modifications are suggested. By means of extensive experimental investigations, a data base was created which can be used for the validation of calculation models and for the assessment of design concepts. The experimental investigations are carried out on eccentrically loaded compression members made of glued laminated timber. Different parameters such as the strength class of the glued laminated timber or the slenderness ratio of the members are investigated.
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