Accession Number:

ADA000096

Title:

Testing of a Full-Scale House Under Simulated Snowloads and Windloads.

Descriptive Note:

Forest Service research paper,

Corporate Author:

FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

34.0

Abstract:

The structural performance of a full-scale conventional house is not well understood. Past work has generally been limited to the assessment of parts and pieces, but little testing has been accomplished to evaluate the final structure as a three-dimensional unit. To determine the influence of each component as it contributes to overall performance, one house was constructed and tested during progressive stages of construction. Resistance to lateral forces was measured during stages of construction using concentrated forces. The sixth stage utilized uniform loads and induced progressive modes of structural failures. Modified author abstract

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE