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Document type:
Zeitschriftenaufsatz 
Author(s):
Dietsch, Philipp; Tannert, Thomas 
Title:
Assessing the integrity of glued-laminated timber elements 
Abstract:
Glued-laminated timber (Glulam) – allowing for large span and curved elements to be produced – had revolutionized the way timber could be used in structural applications. As the importance of assessing large timber structures is growing, so is the interest of the professional community in assessment methods for existing timber structures. The performance of Glulam elements depends on the quality of the individual laminations, the quality of the finger joints, the quality of the glue-lines and th...    »
 
Keywords:
Timber structures; glued-laminated timber; assessment; damages; cracks; glueline; moisture; environmental conditions 
Journal title:
Construction and Building Materials 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
101 
Pages contribution:
1259-1270 
Publisher:
Elsevier BV 
E-ISSN:
0950-0618 
Date of publication:
01.12.2015