The authour's answer to discussion by Hitoshi Kuwamura (Hitoshi KUWAMURA, J. Struct. Constr. Eng., AIJ, Vol. 77, No. 682, 1997-1998, Dec., 2012)

Masahiro Noguchi, Noboru Nakamura

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The authors wish to thank Prof. Hitoshi Kuwamura for the discussion. The answer to his questions is as follows: 1) We corrected some mistakes in this article owing to Kuwamura's discussion. 2) Assumption of splitting force ware re described 3) Kuwamura's misunderstanding of Weibull distribution are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1999-2000
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Structural and Construction Engineering
Issue number682
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2012
Externally publishedYes


  • Driftpin timber joint
  • Stiffness
  • Ultimate displacement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Architecture
  • Building and Construction

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