Timber-Concrete-Composites Increasing the Use of Timber in Construction

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Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Design and Systems
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Bridges and Spans
Floors
Author
Dias, Alfredo
Skinner, Jonathan
Crews, Keith
Tannert, Thomas
Publisher
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Year of Publication
2015
Format
Journal Article
Material
Timber-Concrete Composite
Application
Bridges and Spans
Floors
Topic
Design and Systems
Keywords
North America
Europe
Oceania
Research Status
Complete
Series
European Journal of Wood and Wood Products
Summary
Timber-concrete-composite (TCC) systems have increasingly been used in recent decades. One of the main reasons for this development is related to applications that could not be built with timber alone, but that become possible with a TCC solution. This paper first gives a short overview of the use of TCCs, the relevant regulatory framework, and then presents several case studies of TCC applications. The perspectives and examples are from Europe, North America and Oceania to give a worldwide perspective from regions where TCC systems are being used. The structural systems presented in the case studies include bridges and floors in public buildings. For each project, details of the application are presented and the way each one contributed to extend the use of timber in construction.
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