Considering Minimum Radius of Circular Joints
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In RF-/JOINTS Timber - Steel to Timber, it is possible to select a circular connection type for the dowel, bolt, nail and screw joint category. For this connection type, the minimum radius is set in compliance with the recommendations of the STEP‑1 report of the German Information Service Timber.
The minimum radius is taken into account by (h / 6) × (sin 60°) / (1 + sin 60°).
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Design of indirect timber connections with dowel-type fasteners and steel plates according to NDS and Eurocode 5