Moment-resisting joints

Moment-resisting joints

Date Published

17 August 2022

Document Type

Category

Author

TRADA
Summary

Timber connections require careful inspection of the detailing in addition to the strength calculations to make sure that splitting and other undesirable effects are prevented.

Moment-resisting joints pose a special challenge in that sense since the nature of the loads tend to aggravate the problem of splitting. This unit looks at one of the methods of calculating for a moment-resisting connection.

Key Information

A method is presented to calculate the capacity of moment carrying joints.

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