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Analytical Model to Evaluate the Equivalent Viscous Damping of Timber Structures with Dowel-Type Fastener Connections

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1893
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Connections
Material
Timber (unspecified)
Application
Frames

Analytical Procedures for Determining Stiffness of CLT Elements in Bending

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1862
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Design and Systems
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Floors
Walls
General Application

Assessment of Structural Performance of Accoya® Wood for Glulam Fabrication

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1199
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Serviceability
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Author
David Crawford
Robert Hairstans
John Alexander
Ferry Bongers
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
New Zealand
Format
Conference Paper
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Serviceability
Keywords
Durability
Long-term Performance
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Notes
July 15-19, 2012, Auckland, New Zealand
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Free
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Axially Loaded Threaded Rods in Cross-Laminated Timber

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1135
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Connections
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Frames
Author
Markus Enders-Comberg
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
Germany
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Frames
Topic
Connections
Keywords
Rods
Pull-Out Tests
Language
German
Conference
Internationales Holzbau-Forum
Notes
December 6-7, 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Online Access
Free
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Bending Strength of Glulam from Selected Malaysian Hardwood Timber

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue45
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Author
Wan Mohamad
Zakiah Ahmad
Tan Yu Eng
Ashari Abd. Jalil
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Format
Conference Paper
Material
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Beams
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Bending
Delamination
Hardwood
Malaysia
Language
English
Conference
World Conference on Timber Engineering
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
Malaysian government has already built the first glulam structure in Malaysia with the aim of demonstrating the potentialities of using indigenous hardwood timber for glulam. Since Malaysia possesses a vast variety of timber species, hence there is a nee...
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Free
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Can Mass-Timber Construction Materials Provide Effective Thermal Capacitance in New Homes?

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue241
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Energy Performance
Environmental Impact
Application
Wood Building Systems

The Case for Tall Wood Buildings - How Mass Timber Offers a Safe, Economical, and Environmentally Friendly Alternative for Tall Building Structures

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue938
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Design and Systems
Cost
Market and Adoption
Environmental Impact
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
Application
Wood Building Systems

Chapter 6: Fire Damage of Wood Structures

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue897
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Fire
Mechanical Properties
Material
Solid-sawn Heavy Timber
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
General Application

A Comparative Cradle-To-Gate Life Cycle Assessment of Mid-Rise Office Building Construction Alternatives: Laminated Timber or Reinforced Concrete

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue52
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Energy Performance
Environmental Impact
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Author
Adam Robertson
Frank Lam
Raymond Cole
Publisher
MDPI
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Format
Journal Article
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Topic
Energy Performance
Environmental Impact
Keywords
Concrete
Embodied Carbon
Life-Cycle Assessment
Mid-Rise
National Building Code of Canada
NBCC
North America
Office Buildings
Language
English
Series
Buildings
ISSN
2075-5309
Abstract
The objective of this project was to quantify and compare the environmental impacts associated with alternative designs for a typical North American mid-rise office building. Two scenarios were considered; a traditional cast-in-place, reinforced concrete frame and a laminated timber hybrid design, which utilized engineered wood products (cross-laminated timber (CLT) and glulam). The boundary of the quantitative analysis was cradle-to-construction site gate and encompassed the structural support system and the building enclosure. Floor plans, elevations, material quantities, and structural loads associated with a five-storey concrete-framed building design were obtained from issued-for-construction drawings. A functionally equivalent, laminated timber hybrid design was conceived, based on Canadian Building Code requirements. Design values for locally produced CLT panels were established from in-house material testing. Primary data collected from a pilot-scale manufacturing facility was used to develop the life cycle inventory for CLT, whereas secondary sources were referenced for other construction materials. The TRACI characterization methodology was employed to translate inventory flows into impact indicators. The results indicated that the laminated timber building design offered a lower environmental impact in 10 of 11 assessment categories. The cradle-to-gate process energy was found to be nearly identical in both design scenarios (3.5 GJ/m2), whereas the cumulative embodied energy (feedstock plus process) of construction materials was estimated to be 8.2 and 4.6 GJ/m2 for the timber and concrete designs, respectively; which indicated an increased availability of readily accessible potential energy stored within the building materials of the timber alternative.
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Comparison of Bending Stiffness of Cross-Laminated Solid Timber Derived by Modal Analysis of Full Panels and by Bending Tests of Strip-Shaped Specimens

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue445
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application

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