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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 2 Loading conditions for three-point bending tests

From: Shear strength properties of hybrid (hinoki cypress and Japanese cedar) cross-laminated timber

Layer configurations Specimen length
\({L}_{\mathrm{sp}}\)(mm)
Shear span
\({l}_{\mathrm{s}}\) (mm)
Width of loading plate
\({w}_{\mathrm{lp}}\) (mm)
Depth of CLT
\({d}\) (mm)
Shear span-to-depth ratio
\(M/\left(Qd\right)\)
Effective shear span-to-depth ratio
\({l}_{\mathrm{ef}}/d\)
N
3L3P 525 187.5 70 75 2.50 1.57 4
825 337.5 70 75 4.50 3.57 4
3L4P 700 250 100 100 2.50 1.50 4
5L5P 875 312.5 130 125 2.50 1.46 6
1375 562.5 130 125 4.50 3.46 6
5L7P 1225 437.5 190 175 2.50 1.41 3