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Volume 275, 20191st International Conference on Advances in Civil Engineering and Materials (ACEM1) and 1st World Symposium on Sustainable Bio-composite Materials and Structures (SBMS1) (ACEM2018 and SBMS1)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Bio-composite Materials and Structures|
|Published online||13 March 2019|
Failure Modes and Mechanical Properties of Bracket Anchor Connections for Cross-Laminated-Timber
1 The Key Laboratory of Urban Security and Disaster Engineering of Ministry of Education, Beijing University of Technology 100124, China
2 Beijing Key Lab of Earthquake Engineering and Structurall Retrofit, Beijing University of Technology 100124, China
3 Dept. of Civil Engineering, Applied Science, University of British Columbia, BC V6T 1Z4, Canada
4 MOE Key Laboratory of Wooden Material Science and Application, College of Materials Science and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing 100083, China
The paper presents some experimental data and phenomenon on bracket anchor connections for Cross-Laminated-Timber. The goal of this research is to provide a better understanding of the seismic performance of bracket connections subjected to seismic actions and how to choose and design bracket connections for Cross-Laminated-Timber structures. Test configuration and experimental setups are illustrated in details; cyclic displacement schedules of the connections in two directions are presented considering that CLT wall has horizontal sliding in the plane and uplift at the end in quasi-state tests. Different failure modes and force transmission mechanisms of different connections under the loading protocol were analysed. And important quantities for seismic design such as strength, and stiffness, equivalent yield load, peak load and ductility of the connections are evaluated and compared among different kinds of connections; an excellent connector is revealed in ductility and load capacity by test data analysis. In addition, some suggestions to choose and design bracket anchor connections are given.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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