Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of Metal Plate Connected Wood Trussesby W. M. Bulleit, Michigan Technological Univ, United States,
J. L. Yates, Michigan Technological Univ, United States,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Structural Safety and Reliability
A stochastic finite element approach is developed for use in ananlyzing metal plate connected wood trusses. The procedure uses linear beam-column elements to model the wood members. The metal plate to wood connections are modeled using an element developed for this work. The first-order stochastic finite element method is then used to obtain the first, second, third and fourth statistical moments of joint deflections and member forces.
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