Reinforcement of timber structures.
8th to 11th December 2014
National University of Ireland, Galway, Ireland.
The course will be an intensive residential course for four days
with lectures, exercises, and laboratory demonstrations. The
focus will be on the reinforcement of timber structures using
self-tapping screws and glued-in rods. Trainees will learn how
undertake structural design of reinforcement for different situations.
The programme will have a design-build-test format. The course will be in English. Invited speakers are internationally recognised experts in the field sponsored by COST FP 1101.
- Introduction to self-tapping screws – types and characteristics
- Introduction to glued-in rods – types and characteristics
- General design rules
- Design of reinforcement for:
- Notched, double tapered, curved, pitched cambered beams
- Beams with holes
- Flexural and shear enhancement of beams
- Compressive stresses perpendicular to grain
Organisation: email@example.com NUI Galway, College of Engineering and Informatics, New Engineering Building, Galway, Ireland.
- Helmut Stoll, SPAX, Germany: Screw properties, common design rules. Reinforcement for compression perpendicular to grain.
Dietsch, TUM, Germany: Tensile stresses perpendicular to the grain –
typical details and standardized approaches for reinforcement
- Philipp Dietsch, TUM, Germany: Design of shear reinforcement for timber beams.
- Albino Angeli, Rothoblaas, Italy: Screw properties & Reinforcement of connections
Tomasi & Ivan Giongo, University of Trento, Italy: Theory of
timber composite structures with semi-rigid connection
Tomasi & Ivan Giongo, University of Trento, Italy: Case studies of
floor refurbishment techniques via timber-concrete and timber-timber
- Roberto Tomasi / Ivan Giongo, University of Trento, Italy: Reinforcement with inclined self-tapping screws
- Roberto Tomasi / Ivan Giongo, University of Trento, Italy: Internal stress in timber elements due to self-tapping screws/.
Melrose, Rotafix, UK: Introduction to bonded-in rods for reinforcement
of timber structures Characteristics of materials, selection criteria.
Site constraints. Case studies.
- Ian Jones, Ian Jones and
Associates, Consulting Engineers, UK: Reinforcement of timber members
using bonded-in rods. Design methods for flexural strengthening of
beams, beam end repair and truss end repair. Case studies.
- Robert Widmann, EMPA, Switzerland: Design models for bonded-in rods.