Application of fracture mechanics to timber structures RILEM state-of- the-art report

Gerald Valentin, Lars Boström, Per Johan Gustafsson, Alpo Ranta-Maunus, Shankare Gowda (Editor)

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Abstract

This is a state-of-the-art report on the application of fracture mechanics to timber structures. Theoretical models, material testing methods and application to structures are summarised with numerical examples of the results. A comprehensive literature review is included and recommendations for future work are highlighted.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages148
ISBN (Print)951-38-3891-1
Publication statusPublished - 1991
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

NameTiedotteita / Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus
PublisherVTT
No.1262
ISSN (Print)0358-5085

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Timber
Fracture mechanics
Materials testing

Keywords

  • timber construction
  • wooden structures
  • fracture mechanics
  • utilization
  • theorems
  • models
  • materials tests
  • reviews
  • recommendations
  • criteria
  • future
  • properties
  • design
  • crack propagation

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Valentin, G., Boström, L., Gustafsson, P. J., Ranta-Maunus, A., & Gowda, S. (Ed.) (1991). Application of fracture mechanics to timber structures RILEM state-of- the-art report. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita, No. 1262
Valentin, Gerald ; Boström, Lars ; Gustafsson, Per Johan ; Ranta-Maunus, Alpo ; Gowda, Shankare (Editor). / Application of fracture mechanics to timber structures RILEM state-of- the-art report. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1991. 148 p. (Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita; No. 1262).
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Application of fracture mechanics to timber structures RILEM state-of- the-art report. / Valentin, Gerald; Boström, Lars; Gustafsson, Per Johan; Ranta-Maunus, Alpo; Gowda, Shankare (Editor).

Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1991. 148 p. (Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita; No. 1262).

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