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Blast-Resistant Testing for Loaded Mass Timber Structures

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue843
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2017
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Keywords
Exterior Walls
Blast Loads
Protection
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
The objectives of this project are to develop a design methodology and to demonstrate performance for exterior bearing CLT walls used in buildings subject to force protection requirements. This methodology should be published by U.S. Army Corp of Enginee...
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Compartment Fire Testing of a Two-Story Mass Timber Building

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1825
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Fire
Application
Wood Building Systems
General Application

Control of Solar-Driven Moisture Diffusion in Cross-Laminated Timber Walls with Absorptive Claddings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue717
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Design and Systems
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Samuel Glass
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Design and Systems
Moisture
Keywords
Moisture Content
Absorptive Claddings
US
Climates
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
Prior research showed that inward moisture diffusion from absorptive claddings such as brick veneer, stucco, or manufactured stone veneer can be significant in wood-frame walls. The inward migration of moisture is greatest when the cladding is heated by ...
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Cross-Laminated Timber Roof Panels at the Promega Corporation Facility: Documenting Installation and Monitoring In-Service Moisture Conditions

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue801
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Serviceability
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Samuel Glass
Jennifer Romanin
Jim Schumacher
Kris Spickler
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Serviceability
Moisture
Keywords
Moisture
Temperature
Installation Process
Sensors
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
The USDA Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) has, for the past two years, been assisting in removing technical barriers to the use of CLT and trying to develop interest in the United States for its utilization. Coincidentally, Promega Corporation, a leader ...
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Development of a Ready-To-Assemble (RTA) Tornado Safe Room Constructed from Cross-Laminated Timber

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue716
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Design and Systems
Wind
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Rooms
Author
Todd Black
Bob Falk
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Rooms
Topic
Design and Systems
Wind
Keywords
Ready-To-Assemble
Tornadoes
Lateral Loads
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
Over the past several decades, the market for ready-to-assemble (RTA) products has grown significantly. RTA kitchen cabinets and furniture are commonplace because they can be shipped flat and assembled on site, which has greatly reduced shipping costs as...
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Development of a Ready-to- Assemble Tornado Shelter from Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT): Impact and Wind Pressure Testing

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2099
Year of Publication
2019
Topic
Design and Systems
Wind
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Robert Falk
James Bridwell
Tom Williamson
Todd Black
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2019
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Design and Systems
Wind
Keywords
Tornado
Residential
Lateral Load
Uplift Test
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Abstract
The development and use of tornado shelters have helped reduce loss of human life associated with extreme weather events. Currently, the majority of shelters are built from either steel or concrete. The development of the crosslaminated timber (CLT) industry in the United States has provided an ideal wood product to resist the debris impact...
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Development of Seismic Performance Factors for Cross Laminated Timber: Phase 2

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue803
Year of Publication
2012
Topic
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
John van de Lindt
Douglas Rammer
Shiling Pei
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2012
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Seismic
Keywords
Seismic Performance Factors
US
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
A collaborative project between the Forest Products Laboratory and Colorado State University to develop seismic performance factors for cross laminated timber is underway. The project requires application of the FEMA P-695 methodology, which is purposely...
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Evaluating Decay Resistance of Mass Timber

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue718
Year of Publication
2016
Topic
Serviceability
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Author
Grant Kirker
Katie Ohno
C. Elizabeth Stokes
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
General Application
Topic
Serviceability
Keywords
Decay Fungi
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
Mass timber, as a renewable prefabricated structural panel material, is seen as highly desirable in the “green” building movement and has excellent thermal insulation, sound insulation, and fire restriction qualities. CLT is one of the more recent ad...
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Evaluating Hygrothermal Performance of Interlocking Cross-Laminated Timber Walls

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue804
Year of Publication
2011
Topic
Moisture
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Samuel Glass
Ryan Smith
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2011
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Moisture
Keywords
Climate
Building Envelope
Hygrothermal Performance
US
Interlocking CLT
Moisture
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
Unlike other solid wood panel systems, ICLT panels are manufactured without the use of adhesives or fasteners. Wood members are connected with tongue-andgroove joints within a given layer and with dovetail joints across layers. This reduces cost and allo...
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Evaluating the Use of Drones for Timber Bridge Inspection

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1835
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
General Information

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