OJCE  Vol.2 No.1 , March 2012
Prediction of Nonlinear Cyclic Behaviors of Shear Wall Composed of Acacia mangium Framing and Fiber Cement Board Sheathing
ABSTRACT
The alternative types of composite structure made of wood and cement based building materials needs to meet with the high demand for earthquake-resistant houses in Indonesia. In order to understand the mechanism of earthquake resisting performance of shear wall, it is necessary to investigate not only elastic behavior of shear walls but also non-linear one. In this study, series of full-scale experiments on timber frame shear walls composed of Akasia wood (Acacia mangium) sheathed by Fiber Cement Board (FCB) were carried out. For predicting skeleton curve, a series of theoretical equations was derived, which cannot only solve arbitrary nail pattern shear wall but also nonlinear behavior after yielding. Further, for describing hysteresis loops of shear walls, so-called Normalized Cyclic Loop (NCL) model was adopted. By combining two theoretical approaches, weintended to predict whole cyclic shear wall behaviors tested. Good agreements were obtained from comparison between experiment and prediction. The information obtain by this study will be useful for practical engineers or structural designers to design the high performance earthquake resisting timber houses.

Cite this paper
M. Hadi, S. Murakami and K. Komatsu, "Prediction of Nonlinear Cyclic Behaviors of Shear Wall Composed of Acacia mangium Framing and Fiber Cement Board Sheathing," Open Journal of Civil Engineering, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2012, pp. 1-9. doi: 10.4236/ojce.2012.21001.
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