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Considerations for the design of bending active timber gridshells

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dc.contributor.author Collins, Matthew
dc.contributor.author Cosgrove, Tom
dc.date.accessioned 2016-09-05T14:18:38Z
dc.date.available 2016-09-05T14:18:38Z
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/5191
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Bending active gridshells are generated by deforming a flat timber grid towards a curved shell-like target shape. As a result of this deformation bending pre-stresses are developed during the forming of the structure. This is a condition virtually unique to this structural form. Additionally the forming process generates combined bending, torsion and axial stresses in curved members. Design rules for this complex condition are not yet included in current design standards. Various researchers have proposed limit state criteria for individual combined stress pairs. These are discussed in the light of EN 1995-1-1:2005 and a possible integrated approach is suggested. Some outstanding testing needs are identified. The impact of the construction process on the design and modelling process is also discussed. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Civil Engineering Research Association of Ireland CERAI en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Civil Engineering Research in Ireland CERI 2016 Conf. Proc.;
dc.relation.uri http://www.cerai.net/
dc.subject timber gridshells en_US
dc.subject design criteria en_US
dc.subject combined stress en_US
dc.subject limiting stress conditions en_US
dc.subject gridshell construction en_US
dc.title Considerations for the design of bending active timber gridshells en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRC en_US
dc.relation.projectid Embark 2012 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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