Bamboo-steel Composite Structures

Apr 06, 2015

This paper introduces the fabrication of the bamboo-steel composite slabs, walls, columns, and beams, summarizes the findings from the lab testing to evaluate their structural performance, and discusses the design methods to determine the load bearing capacities of the structural members.

keywords: Bamboo Plywood, Cold-Formed Thin-Walled Steel Sheet, Composite Structures

Rui Liu (Kent State University)
Yushun Li (Ningbo University, Ningbo, China)
Presented at: 
ARCC 2015 Conference – The FUTURE of Architectural Research (Chicago, IL)
Published & professionally reviewed by: 
Architectural Research Centers Consortium (ARCC)
University of Massachusetts Amherst

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