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Table 2 Experimental design and dimensions of the beams

From: The bending properties of bamboo strand board I-beams

Beam type Types of web joint Reinforcement of finger-joint flange Beam length (mm) W (mm) H (mm) hj (mm) t (mm)
B300-1 Web finger-joint Without 6400 127 300 66 15
B300-2 Web finger-joint With 6400 127 300 66 15
B300-3 Nail-glued timber joint With 6400 127 300 66 15
W300 Nail-glued timber joint Without 6400 127 300 66 15
B400 Nail-glued timber joint With 6400 127 400 66 15
B600 Nail-glued timber joint With 6400 127 600 100 15
  1. B400 presents I-beam consisting of LBSL flange and BOSB web with a total depth of 400 mm; W300 presents I-beam with BOSB web and timber flange. For W, H, hj and t, see Fig. 2