Computational modeling of joints in timber structures
1Vienna University of Technology (Austria), 2Linnaeus University Växjö (Sweden),
3Lund University (Sweden),
Joints are highly relevant for the integrity of timber structures and strongly depend on geometrical, physical and mechanical properties of their components. Computational models are commonly applied to unravel relationships between the behavior of the components, namely, wood and wood products, metal fasteners, and adhesives, and the joint itself. At the same time, the quantification of the influence of joint properties on the load-deformation characteristics of structures is essential in the design of timber structures and, therefore, studied by means of computer-based methods. The objective of this mini-symposium is to bring together scientists and engineers working in this field. The submitted contributions should refer to recent developments and advances on analytical and numerical aspects of the mechanical and physical behavior of joints, either in relation to properties of their components or in relation to the global behavior of timber structures.
This mini-symposium is organized in cooperation with the mini-symposium MS1-04 “Joints in timber structures – Characterization and structural design”
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