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The diagonal compression behaviour of plastered wallettes fabricated using wood-wool cement panel

Md Noh, Mohammad Soffi and Ahmad, Z. and Ibrahim, Azmi and Walker, P. (2015) The diagonal compression behaviour of plastered wallettes fabricated using wood-wool cement panel. In: 2nd International Conference of Agriculture, Biotechnology, Science and Engineering, 28-29 August 2015, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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Abstract

This paper presents the diagonal compression behaviour of wallettes constructed using wood-wool cement panel (WWCP). WWCP is a factory product and currently available for the construction industry in Malaysia especially for wall element in building construction. However, the structural behaviour under imposed load and the installation technique of this composite as wall system is still not well established. Therefore, the structural behaviour under diagonal compression load of plastered wallettes have been explored in this study. Two different installation techniques were designed and denoted as W1 and W2. Each wallettes have dimension of 600 mm x 600 mm were plastered with 16 mm and 20 mm mortar thicknesses. A total of twelve wallettes were prepared accordingly and tested. The results indicated that, the application of surface plaster significantly increased the loading capacity of both types of wallettes and wallettes W2 with 20 mm plaster thickness recorded the highest loading capacity of 106.10 kN.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH2025 Details in building design and construction
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Structural and Material Engineering
Depositing User: Normajihan Abd. Rahman
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2015 07:52
Last Modified: 21 Sep 2015 07:52
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/7250
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