What is it about?

There are some methods to evaluate bending strength of Cross laminated Timber. Comparison among standards and methods of CLT panels bending was researched as an important factor for designing CLT panels in construction and building industry.

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Why is it important?

understanding the mechanical properties of CLT as a new building materials based on various methods and standards is so important for designer and engineers.


writing this article would help designers and engineers to evaluate the bending strength of CLTs based on various standards for better designing in building industry .

Hojat Hematabadi
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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This page is a summary of: Comparison of Test Methodologies for Computing Bending and Shear Stiffness of Cross-Laminated Timber, Journal of Testing and Evaluation, August 2020, ASTM International, DOI: 10.1520/jte20200121.
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