Causes, assessment and impact of cracks in timber elements

Franke, Steffen; Franke, Bettina (2014). Causes, assessment and impact of cracks in timber elements In: COST FP 1101 Workshop. Biel, Switzerland. 23.-24.09.2014.

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The increasing number of large timber structures and particularly of public buildings requires the assessment and monitoring of timber structures for safe, reliable timber constructions. Within the assessment, one obvious sign are cracks, which occur due to the natural behaviour of wood but also due to physical and/or mechanical excessive stresses. The paper present, categorize and discuss the causes of cracks, explains test standards for the quality control of glulam members and shows possibilities for the assessment.

Item Type:

Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Division/Institute:

School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering
School of Architecture, Wood and Civil Engineering > Institute for Timber Construction, Structures and Architecture

Name:

Franke, Steffen0000-0003-2430-8491 and
Franke, Bettina0000-0002-8087-9347

Subjects:

T Technology > TH Building construction

Submitter:

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Date Deposited:

26 Feb 2020 11:48

Last Modified:

19 Oct 2021 21:45

Uncontrolled Keywords:

Timber Assessment Cracks Impact

ARBOR DOI:

10.24451/arbor.7212

URI:

https://arbor.bfh.ch/id/eprint/7212

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