RX-TIMBER Glued-Laminated Beam 2.xx
Timber design of single-span and wide-span glulam beams according to Eurocode 5 or DIN 1052
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Technical Terms Used in Dlubal Software
The Dlubal Structural Analysis Wiki explains technical terms used in structural analysis and design. The terms are given in alphabetical order and are usually used in Dlubal Software.
The forces transverse to the beam arise in duopitch roof beams, for example. Due to the low resistance of timber against transversal tension, these forces are often governing in the design.
In order to prevent cracking or failure of a beam due to the transversal tension, a transversal tension reinforcement in the form of screws or pins is often applied to the beam.