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da Silva F. J. (2018). Structural analysis of three bamboo columns and their sustainable applications in Architecture. Procesos Urbanos, 5(5), 79-90.



The objective of this present work is to present the results of experimental and numerical structural analysis of three different columns —called hybrid, composite and beam—, using bamboo bars of the species Phyllostachys pubescens. In addition to the bamboo bars, steel cables, screws and metal belts were used, according to the formal configuration. The improvement of the innovative construction processes was allowed, with results and use of the Southwell Diagram, for knowledge of the Euler Load. It was concluded that the sustainable use of these columns favors Biodiversity, interacting areas of Design and Engineering.
Keywords: columns; bamboo; structural design; experimental trial


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