Experimental and theoretical study of the behavior of wood diaphragms by Robert Henry Falk

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Statementby Robert Henry Falk.
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Paginationxvi, 293 leaves, bound :
Number of Pages293
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Open LibraryOL17772920M

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However, more research is needed in the development of analysis techniques for roofs and in the dynamic behavior of diaphragms in general. INTRODUCTION Low-rise wood frame buildings represent a significant percentage of. Highlights Experimental study of brick wall to wood joist/diaphragm structural connections.

Contributions of friction and strap anchor nails to behavior are characterized. Force–displacement envelope and hysteretic response are documented.

Simplified response as a function of test specimen and loading type is presented. Results include strength, stiffness, failure Cited by: The study demonstrated that the diaphragms comprehensively improved the mechanical behavior and increased the load-carrying capacity of the transmission tower structures.

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Floor Diaphragms 11 Hollow-core Planks 12 Seam Connectors 13 Analysis of Precast Diaphragms 22 Effect of Vertical Load 25 Finite Element Analysis of Hollow-Core Plank Diaphragms 25 3.

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The experimental and theoretical study was performed to study the influence of reinforcement ratio, skew angle, deck thickness, load position, shear connectors, size and spacing of longitudinal.

In addition, diaphragms, which are generally installed, make it more complicated to understand the behavior of CFT columns. The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of the diaphragms on the failure behavior of the CFT columns. To this end, eighteen rectangular CFT columns were tested with five different loading cases.

Comparison of experimental results between previous study, and theoretical formulae proposed above for the yield and ultimate shear strength of connections with through-diaphragm is shown in Table 2.

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Some theoretical studies have looked at cladding to shear connector stiffness. This paper presents theoretical study and experimental results of fully integrated thermally actuated diaphragm.

Finite element method (FEM) has been used to simulate and optimize the performance. Wood diaphragms are used in low‐rise, wood‐framed buildings to resist the lateral forces produced by wind and earthquakes.

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An assessment of the validity of idealizing a concrete diaphragm as rigid was performed through the modal analysis of three existing buildings. Modal analysis was performed both by physical experimentation and computational analysis. Experimental determination of the mode shapes shows that two of the three buildings’ diaphragms exhibited flexible behavior.

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Results of a large scale study of orthotropic elastic properties of wood are presented. The general theory for elastic behavior of wood is presented for compression loading at general angles to ring and grain.

Experimental work, for four species of wood, utilizing a total of specimens is presented. The Behavior of Horizontal Diaphragms in Buildings: With reference to the figure above, the following description is provided as a review of the basic behavior of a simple shear wall building in response to a lateral load.

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Experimental evaluations of the design capacity for key regions of topped and untopped precast diaphragms will occur through testing the selected reinforcement details in portions of precast units at full.

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