Experimental and numerical study of basalt fibre cloth strengthened structural insulated panel under windborne debris impact
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© SAGE Publications. Strong wind causes damages and losses around the world. The windborne debris carried by strong wind might impact on building and create openings on the building envelop, which might threaten the occupants and cause further damages to the building. To address this issue, some wind loading codes including the Australian Wind Loading Code (AS/NZS 1170:2:2011) give design requirements. The resistance capacity of oriented strand board skins structural insulated panel was investigated and proved having low resistance to the projectile impact, and could not meet the impact resistance requirement for application in cyclonic region C and D defined in Australian Wind Loading Code. In this study, basalt fibre cloth is used to strengthen oriented strand board structural insulated panel to increase its capacity to resist windborne debris impact. This paper presents experimental and numerical study of structural insulated panel with or without basalt fibre cloth strengthening under windborne debris impact. Five specimens with different configurations were tested. The dynamic responses were quantitatively compared in terms of residual speed of debris after impact. The results indicate that basalt fibre cloth enhanced the resistance capacity of oriented strand board structural insulated panel. A numerical model is developed in LS-DYNA to simulate the debris impact. The testing results are used to verify the accuracy of the numerical model, which can be used in subsequent parametric studies.
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