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Overview of Dynamic Testing Campaign on CLT Connections

Summary of on-going testing on CLT Connections under Dynamic loading. Provides the background, progress and initial observations on an exciting research topic.

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Testing of Screws in End-Grain

This white paper summarizes the on-going testing campaign being performed on the pull-out resistance of Assy screws when applied in end-grain.

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Designing Timber Concrete Composite Systems (TCC) with ASSY Self-Tapping Screws

Guide to help the designer better understand the mechanical behaviour that governs timber concrete composite systems using wood screws as shear connectors.

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Timber Concrete Composite Systems (TCC) Design Example

Design values for Timber Concrete Composite Systems with inter-layer and a design example for a TCC-Tbeam are presented.

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RICON S VS Design Examples

Step by step design examples of a KNAPP connector with a design procedure considering the joint configuration with and without radial tension reinforcement.

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GIGANT Pre-engineered Connector Design Example

Step-by-step design example of a GIGANT connector with a breakdown of the procedures considering the joint configuration without radial tension reinforcement.

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CLT Horizontal Diaphragm Design Example

Practical design method to determine the strength and stiffness of a Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) horizontal diaphragm under lateral wind or seismic loads.

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Purlin to Beam Connections Using ASSY Fully Threaded Fasteners

Roof purlin to beam connections may, most efficiently, be designed with fully or partially threaded structural wood screws. Structural wood screws provide the required ...

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Notch Reinforcement Design USA

A design example following ICC ES reports and NDS design provisions for reinforcing field notching of timber beams.

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Design for Reinforcement of Perpendicular to Grain Connection

A design example with full thread screws as reinforcement perpendicular to grain following USA standards such as the ICC ES 3178 and the NDS 2012.

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Timber Reinforcement Guide

A variety of typical reinforced timber details such as notches, openings/penetrations, bearing under compression and perpendicular connections.

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Roof-to-Wall Connections (Truss Uplift)

A simple method of connecting trusses or rafters to the wall top plate or studs to the sill plate is offered by small diameter full thread wood screws.

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