Timber Structures I

Contact

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+49 241 80 25824

Email

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Period

Winter semester

CPs

4,0

Exam

Written (or oral) examination

Prerequisite

Homework (during the semester)

Content

  • Timber as a building material: properties, classification, safety concept EN 1995
  • Solid wood and glued-laminated timber as building material: Mechanical behaviour, design values
  • Structural timber systems: boundary conditions, assessment of internal forces and deformation
  • Design of timber cross sections
  • Stabilitiy of timber components: lateral buckling, flexual buckling of simple beams
  • Built-up sections
  • Fastener: nails, peg-shaped steel-connections (nails, bolts, dowels), proprietary connector, nail plates
  • Connections:
    • Carpenter connections
    • Timber compatible construction with connections
    • Simple verifications of pencil-shaped connections
    • Complex verifications of rod shaped connections and proprietary connectors
    • Application and proof of nail plate connections
  • Roof structures