Distribution of stresses along the length of BFRP rods glued-in to Irish Sitka Spruce

Daniel McPolin

Queen's University Belfast

Senior Lecturer in QUB,Heavily involved with practicing engineers through knowledge transfer,Lead the team which created the worlds largest Meccano bridge last Sep


Glued-in rods (GiR) present a viable alternative to traditional steel moment connections in both new build and retrofit of timber structures. Limited research has been carried out on the distribution of stresses along the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Caoimhe O'Neill (Queen's University Belfast)
  2. Daniel McPolin (Queen's University Belfast)
  3. Su Taylor (Queen's University Belfast)
  4. Annette Harte (National University of Ireland Galway)

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TI-1 » Timber (10:30 - Tuesday, 30th August, ENG-2001)