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Chapter 8: Fire Performance of Cross-Laminated Timber Assemblies

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue827
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Floors
Author
Christian Dagenais
Robert White
Kuma Sumathipala
Organization
FPInnovations
Binational Softwood Lumber Council
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Canada
United States
Format
Book Section
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Floors
Topic
Fire
Keywords
Charring Rate
Fire Resistance
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
CLT Handbook - US Edition
ISBN
978-0-86488-553-1
ISSN
1925-0495
Abstract
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is a promising wood-based structural component and has potential to provide cost-effective building solution for residential, commercial and institutional buildings as well as large industrial facilities. Market acceptance of CLT requires that it meets the applicable building code requirements. CLT elements are used in building systems in similar manner to concrete slabs and solid wall elements, as well as to those from heavy timber construction, by avoiding concealed spaces due to the use of massive timber elements, thus reducing the risk of fire spread beyond its point of origin. Moreover, CLT construction typically uses CLT panels for floor and loadbearing walls, will allow fire-rated compartmentalization, again reducing the risk of fire spread beyond it spoint of origin. ...
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Chapter 9: Sound Insulation of Cross-Laminated Timber Assemblies

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue828
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Acoustics and Vibration
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Floors
Walls
Ceiling
Author
Lin Hu
David Adams
Organization
FPInnovations
Binational Softwood Lumber Council
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Canada
United States
Format
Book Section
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Floors
Walls
Ceiling
Topic
Acoustics and Vibration
Keywords
Sound Insulation
International Building Code
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
CLT Handbook - US Edition
ISBN
978-0-86488-553-1
ISSN
1925-0495
Abstract
The intent of this Chapter is to answer simple questions related to the definition of sound, its sources, quantification and methods of measurement, acceptable levels of sound, differences between sound and noise, etc. Of course, when verbalizing such questions, the solutions for sound control will be naturally unfolded to readers. This Chapter is intended to thoroughly separate myth from reality. The Chapter also introduces the International Building Code (IBC) requirements for sound insulation in buildings. State of the art construction details for CLT walls and floor/ceiling assemblies generally meeting IBC requirements are provided herein and are based on results of tests performed in various laboratories in the world and in the field by FPInnovations. A step by step construction practices guide then leads the reader towards the final goal, which is the occupants' satisfaction. We expect that after reading this Chapter, the reader will be in a position to acknowledge that CLT buildings can achieve satisfactory sound insulation levels if proper design and installation are followed. Note that, considering the short history of CLT construction, the journey is only beginning.
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Chapter 10: Building Enclosure Design for Cross-Laminated Timber Construction

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue829
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Design and Systems
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Roofs
Walls
Author
Samuel Glass
Jieying Wang
Steve Easley
Graham Finch
Organization
FPInnovations
Binational Softwood Lumber Council
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Canada
United States
Format
Book Section
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Roofs
Walls
Topic
Design and Systems
Moisture
Keywords
Airflow
Climate
Heat
Moisture Control
Building Enclosure
Exterior Walls
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
CLT Handbook - US Edition
Abstract
Cross-laminated timber (CLT) was developed in Europe for the prefabricated construction of wall, roof, and flooring elements. Adaption of CLT for use in the United States requires consideration of the different climates, building codes, and construction methods in this country. ... This Chapter provides guidance on hear, air, and moisture control in wall and roof assemblies that utilize CLT panels in U.S. climate zones. The overarching strategies are to prevent wetting of CLT panels by using drained wall systems, to control airflow using an air barrier on the exterior of the CLT panels, to place rigid insulation to the exterior of the panels, to prevent moisture from accumulating within the panels, and to allow the panels to dry should they get wet. In certain climates, preservative treatment of CLT is recommended to provide additional protection against potential hazards such as decay and termites. ...
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Field Study of Hygrothermal Performance of Cross-Laminated Timber Wall Assemblies with Built-In Moisture

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1588
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Moisture
Serviceability
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Victoria McClung
Organization
Ryerson University
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Thesis
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Moisture
Serviceability
Keywords
Hygrothermal
Drying
Wetting
North America
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
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Fire-Resistance Test Report of E1 Stress Grade Cross-Laminated Timber Assemblies

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue356
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Floors
Author
Lindsay Ranger
Christian Dagenais
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Floors
Topic
Fire
Keywords
National Building Code of Canada
Fire Resistance
Type X Gypsum Board
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Notes
Report is currently not available due to the redevelopment of FPInnovations' publications website.
Abstract
A series of 3 cross-laminated timber (CLT) fire-resistance tests were conducted in accordance with ULC S101 standard as required in the National Building Code of Canada. The first two tests were 3-ply wall assemblies which were 105 mm thick, one unprotected and the other protected with an intumescent coating, FLAMEBLOC® GS 200, on the exposed surface...
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Report of Testing Cross-Laminated Timber Panels for Compliance With CAN/ULC-S101 Standard Methods of Fire Endurance Test of Building Construction and Materials: Loadbearing 3-Ply CLT Wall with 1 Layer Of 5/8'' Fire-Rated Gypsum Board (60% Load)

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue745
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Organization
Canadian Wood Council
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Fire
Keywords
Fire Resistance
Load Bearing Walls
Type X Gypsum Board
Panels
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc. (Intertek) has conducted testing for the Canadian Wood Council, on Cross-Laminated Timber Panels, to evaluate their fire resistance. Testing was conducted in accordance with the applicable requirements, and following th...
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System Connectors for Cross-Laminated Timber Panels

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1137
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Connections
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Ceilings
Walls
Floors
Author
Roland Maderebner
Josef Kögl
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Austria
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Ceilings
Walls
Floors
Topic
Connections
Keywords
Prefabrication
Screw Connectors
Language
German
Conference
Internationales Holzbau-Forum
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
Um die Systembauweise im Holzbau zu forcieren wird eine Verbindung für Holzflächenelemente entwickelt. Ziel ist es eine Verbindung zu schaffen welche die Arbeiten in Situ minimiert und somit Zeit und Geld spart. Die wesentlichen Anforderungen an das Verbindungsmittel sind deshalb neben der sicheren Lastübertragung, der flächenbündige Einbau im Werk, der Ausgleich von Toleranzen auf der Baustelle und die einfache und flexible Montage. ...
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