WIT Press


Modelling Of Real Historic Timber Joints

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/STR990171

Volume

42

Pages

10

Published

1999

Size

690 kb

Author(s)

M.F. Drdacky, F. Walcf & J. Mares

Abstract

Historic carpentry joints made as replicas from 300 years old timber using classical tools and technology were investigated experimentally under cyclic loading. Their behaviour is theoretically described by a component method and the finite element approach. The influence of the history of loading and material degradation in elements and connections was studied by introducing the time dependent model of material characteristics and a mechanical model of the connection. Global analysis of historical long span roofing frameworks shows the influence of connection modelling. 1 Introduction Historic timber j

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