Rigidity/Vibration of a Timber Ceiling

A ceiling that does not vibrate  is not just more comfortable to walk on, but also offers significant safety reserves to cover exposure to floods, storm or earth quakes


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TCC Norms

In addition to EC 5 »Design and construction of timber structures«, the HBV shall be standardised. In preparation for this, several research institutions in Europe are currently working on a technical specification.

Properties of TCC

  • Large load spans
  • low dead weight
  • good fire resistance
  • good sound insulation
  • low susceptibility to vibration
  • prefabrication possible