Hysteresis loops for timber structures

  • D. J. Dowrick DSIR Physics and Engineering Laboratory, Lower Hutt, New Zealand

Abstract

This paper reviews experimentally determined hysteresis loops for timber structures, including moment-resisting joints with (i) steel and (ii) plywood side plates, (iii) shear walls clad with various materials, and (iv) push-pull tests on various connection details. The paper compares bending and push-pull hysteresis loops for nailed steel side-plate joints. An attempt is made to classify the above hysteretic behaviour for analytical purposes, and the available computer models are reviewed for applicability to these hysteresis shapes.

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Published
1986-06-30
How to Cite
Dowrick, D. J. (1986). Hysteresis loops for timber structures. Bulletin of the New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, 19(2), 143-152. https://doi.org/10.5459/bnzsee.19.2.143-152
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