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Title: Evaluation of Non-structural Walls with Drift-Compatible Details in a 10-Story Mass Timber Building Shake Table Test
Mass timber is a sustainable option for building design compared to traditional steel and concrete building systems. A shake table test of a full-scale 10-story mass timber building with post-tensioned mass timber rocking walls will be conducted as part of the NHERI TallWood project. The rocking wall system is inherently flexible and is expected to sustain large interstory drifts. Thus, the building’s vertically oriented non-structural components, which include cold-formed steel (CFS) framed exterior skin subassemblies that use platform, bypass, and spandrel framing, a stick-built glass curtain wall subassembly with mechanically captured glazing, and CFS framed interior walls, will be built with a variety of innovative details to accommodate the large drift demands. This paper will describe these innovative details and the mechanisms by which they mitigate damage, provide an overview of the shake table test protocol, and present performance predictions for the non-structural walls.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
1635363
NSF-PAR ID:
10464685
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ATC/SPONSE Fifth International Workshop on the Seismic Performance of Non-Structural Elements (SPONSE)
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Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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