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1 Timber

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Published by: Sonali Chandrakar on Jan 26, 2013
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Timber Structures
 
Review of masonry mechanics
 
Merits of wood as a structural material
 
Possibilities in wood structure
 
Technical concepts:
- Modulus of Elasticity (stiffness)
 
- Bending moment diagrams
 
 
Masonry Structure
 
Must act in compression (no resistance totension)
Very high compressive strength
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Design is a problem of form
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Stability and not strength limits masonry
 
Thrust line: line of forces acting within amasonry structure to ensure thatcompression is maintained
 
Construction Process
 

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