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DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-7811-5_28

A Method to Determine the Plastic Bending Angle of Dowel-Type Fasteners

Steilner, Michael; Blaß, Hans Joachim

In timber joints with dowel-type fasteners, the yield moment of the fas- tener is an important parameter. For fasteners of hardened steel, e.g. self-tapping screws, the yield moment cannot be calculated and has to be measured in a bend- ing test as established in EN 409. The yield moment is defined at a plastic bending angle of α = 45°/d^0.7 . Therefore, the determination of the plastic bending angle is important to derive the characteristic yield moment of fasteners. For a proper deriva- tion of the fastener’s yield moment, the onset of plastic deformations must hence be identified in order to be able to determine the correct plastic bending angle. A new method for the determination of the plastic bending angle was developed which is independent of a ductile or brittle behaviour of the fastener. The method is generally applicable to different fastener types with various diameters.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Versuchsanstalt für Stahl, Holz und Steine (VAKA)
Publikationstyp Buchaufsatz
Jahr 2014
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-94-007-7810-8
ISSN: 2211-0844
KITopen-ID: 1000036843
Erschienen in Materials and Joints in Timber Structures. Ed.: S. Aicher
Verlag Springer, Berlin
Seiten 301-306
Serie RILEM Bookseries ; 9
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