Analysis of simply supported wood beams at ambient and high temperatures

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    The main objective of this work is to present a methodology for safety analysis of simply supported wood beams at ambient and high temperatures with a concentrated load at mid-span. Sixteen different beam configurations will be studied. All calculations were conducted according the Eurocode 5, part 1-1 and part 1-2. During this study will be analyzed the safe load bearing capacity according standards and compared with the elastic and plastic load from beam theory. The beam theory can provide sufficient accuracy up to the point of instability. The standard methods are generally conservative and they are suitable to be used for design purposes with safety. The studied beam cross sections will be in glued laminated wood, as yellow birch, with characteristics equals to a Glulam GL28H.


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    Wood, Beam, Temperature, Safety, Load bearing capacity.

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Article ID: 11911
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.23.11911

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