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Bending moment capacity of mortice and loose-tenon joints


Derikvand, M and Ebrahimi, G and Eckelman, CA, Bending moment capacity of mortice and loose-tenon joints, Wood and Fiber Science, 46, (2) pp. 159-166. ISSN 0735-6161 (2014) [Refereed Article]

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This study was performed to determine the effects of bottom shoulder width (18.5, 15, 10, 5, and 1.5 mm), tenon depth of embedment (15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 mm), tenon width (20, 25, 30, 35, and 40 mm), and tenon wood species on the bending moment capacities of T-shaped mortise and loose-tenon furniture joints constructed with polyvinyl acetate adhesive. Results indicated that bending moment capacity was directly related to depth of embedment of the tenons and strongly related to shoulder width, whereas tenon width had a lesser effect. Bending moment capacities of joints with beech tenons were higher than those of joints with tenons of other wood species. Nonlinear regression analyses were used to develop a predictive expression to estimate the bending moment capacity of the joints.

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Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:bending moment capacity, mortise and loose-tenon joint, shoulder width, furniture, tenon wood species
Research Division:Engineering
Research Group:Materials engineering
Research Field:Timber, pulp and paper
Objective Division:Manufacturing
Objective Group:Wood, wood products and paper
Objective Field:Wood sawing and veneer
UTAS Author:Derikvand, M (Mr Mohammad Derikvand)
ID Code:122593
Year Published:2014
Web of Science® Times Cited:8
Deposited By:Architecture and Design
Deposited On:2017-11-20
Last Modified:2017-12-07

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