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TitleBehaviour of traditional portuguese timber roof structures
Author(s)Branco, Jorge M.
Cruz, Paulo J. S.
Piazza, Maurizio
Varum, Humberto
Issue date2006
PublisherOregon State University
CitationBENDER, Donald A. [et al.], ed. lit. – “WCTE 2006 : proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering, 9, Portland, OR, USA, 2006” [CD-ROM]. Corvallis : Oregon State University, 2006.
Abstract(s)The aim of this paper is to present the results of a structural analysis of common trusses traditionally used in roof construction in Portugal. The study includes the results of a preliminary survey intending to assess the geometry, materials and on site pathologies, as well as a twodimensional linear elastic static and dynamic analysis. The trusses behaviour under symmetric and non-symmetric loads, the king post/tie-beam connection, the stiffness of the joints and the incorrect positioning of the purlins, were some of the structural aspects that have been investigated.
TypeConference paper
AccessOpen access
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