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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 6 Magnitude of shear stress in cross layer (\({\alpha }_{\mathrm{av}}\))

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

Layer config Three-point bending test Asymmetric four-point bending test
\({l}_{\mathrm{ef}}/d\) \({\alpha }_{\mathrm{av}}\) \({\tau }_{\mathrm{nom}}\)(MPa) \({l}_{\mathrm{ef}}/d\) \({\alpha }_{\mathrm{av}}\) \({\tau }_{\mathrm{nom}}\)(MPa)
3L3P 1.57 0.864 2.11 1.57 0.903 1.91
3.57 1.075 1.31 3.00 1.044 1.00
3L4P 1.50 0.929 1.65 1.50 0.949 1.33
5L5P 1.46 0.966 1.73 1.46 0.977 1.17
3.46 1.061 1.01 2.50 1.036 1.04
5L7P 1.41 0.952 1.80 1.41 0.966 1.30