101-0637-01L  Wood and Wood Composites

SemesterAutumn Semester 2017
LecturersA. Frangi, I. Burgert, G. Fink, M. Fontana, R. Steiger
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



Courses

NumberTitleHoursLecturers
101-0637-01 GHolz und Holzwerkstoffe2 hrs
Tue12:45-14:30HIL E 6 »
A. Frangi, I. Burgert, G. Fink, M. Fontana, R. Steiger

Catalogue data

AbstractKnowledge of characteristic properties of wood as a anisotropic and porous material and their consideration in structural timber design. History, ecology, structure of timber, drying, material properties, influence of moisture and creep. Durability and grading.
Solid timber, glued laminated timber and wood composites.
Fire behaviour and fire design.
ObjectiveKnowledge of characteristic properties of wood as a anisotropic and porous material and their consideration in structural timber design. Knowledge about history, ecology, structure of timber, drying, material properties, influence of moisture and creep, durability and grading.
Knowledge about material properties and field of applications of solid timber, glued laminated timber and wood composites.
Design of timber in fire.
ContentCharacteristic properties of wood as a anisotropic and porous material and their consideration in structural timber design. History, ecology, structure of timber, drying, material properties, influence of moisture and creep, grading. Durability.
Material properties and field of applications of solid timber, glued laminated timber and wood composites.
Fire safety and fire design.
Case studies.
Lecture notesPower Point slides. Further literature.
Literature- U. Lohmann: Holzhandbuch, 2. Aufl., DRW-Verlag Stuttgart, 1982
- R. von Halasz, C. Scheer (Hrsg.): Holzbau-Taschenbuch, Band 1: Grundlagen, Entwurf und Konstruktionen, 8. Aufl., Verlag Ernst & Sohn, Berlin., 1986
Prerequisites / NoticeDie Vorlesung ist mit einer halbtägigen Exkursion verbunden.

Voraussetzungen: Grundkenntnisse der Baustoffkunde

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersA. Frangi, I. Burgert, G. Fink, M. Fontana, R. Steiger
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationwritten 120 minutes
Written aidsSIA Normen 265 und 265/1 Taschenrechner ohne Kommunikationsmöglichkeit
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Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Structural EngineeringWInformation