Design provisions for fire design of mass timber connection systems in North America compared against the results derived from full-scale testing.
ASSY VG CSK, MEGANT, RICON S VS
Special detailing considerations regarding moisture induced dimensional changes in wood and potential solutions using modern self-tapping screws.
ASSY Eco, ASSY Kombi, ASSY SK, ASSY VG CSK, ASSY VG CYL
Overview of innovative method of arranging two high capacity KNAPP RICON® S connectors for slender beams.
ASSY VG CSK, ASSY VG CYL, RICON S VS
The effects of load amplitude changes on pre-engineered connectors, such as the RICON S VS, are presented in this paper.
RICON S VS
The influence on the load carrying capacity and stiffness of RICON S VS beam hanger systems under varying service conditions is addressed in this paper.
The Inter-story drift performance of concealed pre-engineered connection systems under quasi statically reverse cyclic load is presented in this paper.
Design values for Timber Concrete Composite Systems with inter-layer and a design example for a TCC-Tbeam are presented.
ASSY VG CSK, ASSY VG CYL
Summary of the on-going testing on beam to beam connections using Ricon connectors. Provides background, update and preliminary results on this exciting topic.
This white paper summarizes the on-going testing campaign being performed on the pull-out resistance of ASSY screws when applied in end-grain.
ASSY Eco, ASSY Kombi, ASSY SK, ASSY VG CSK, ASSY VG CYL, RICON S VS
Guide to help the designer better understand the mechanical behaviour that governs timber concrete composite systems using wood screws as shear connectors.
ASSY SK, ASSY VG CYL, FT Connector
A practical design example on how to determine the withdrawal and lateral factored resistances of engineered self-tapping screws.
A practical design example on how to determine the withdrawal and lateral reference design values of engineered self-tapping wood screws.
Findings of the recently concluded validation test campaign on the Withdrawal of Self-Tapping Wood screws into Cross Laminated Timber (CLT).
Practical design method to determine the strength and stiffness of a Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) horizontal diaphragm under lateral wind or seismic loads.
Step-by-step design example of a GIGANT connector with a breakdown of the procedures considering the joint configuration without radial tension reinforcement.
Canadian Structural Screw Design Guide
Fire Design for Mass Timber Connections
Structural Screw Installation Guide
American Structural Screw Design Guide