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Experimental seismic behavior of a two-story CLT platform bulding: shake table testing resultsAuthor(s): John W. van de Lindt; M. Omar Amini; Jace Furley; Shiling Pei; Gabriele Tamagnone; Andre R. Barbosa; Philip Line; Douglas Rammer; Massimo Fragiacomo
Source: In: Proceedings, WTCE 2018-World conference on timber engineering. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korean Institute of Forest Science. 7 p.
Publication Series: Paper (invited, offered, keynote)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionWith the increased usage of Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) in the United States, research efforts have been focused on demonstrating CLT as an effective Seismic Force Resisting System (SFRS). Presented in this paper are the findings of full-scale shake table tests of a two-story 223 m2 (2400 ft2) building with two sets of CLT shear walls on the first and second story. The testing consisted of three phases, each with a unique wall configuration, but only the first phase is presented herein, which consisted of a shear wall with 4:1 aspect ratio CLT panels. The structure was subjected to ground motions scaled to intensities that correspond to a Service Level Earthquake (SLE), Design Base Earthquake (DBE), and Maximum Considered Earthquake (MCE) respectively. In all phases and motions the structure performed well and was in accordance with FEMA collapse prevention requirements for each motion intensity.
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Citationvan de Lindt, John W.; Amini, M. Omar; Furley, Jace; Pei, Shiling; Tamagnone, Gabriele; Barbosa, Andre R.; Line, Philip; Rammer, Douglas; Fragiacomo, Massimo. 2018. Experimental seismic behavior of a two-story CLT platform bulding: shake table testing results. In: Proceedings, WTCE 2018-World conference on timber engineering. Seoul, Republic of Korea: Korean Institute of Forest Science. 7 p.
KeywordsCross laminated timber, seismic force resisting system, FEMA P-695 methodology
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