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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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Potential for Tall Wood Buildings to Sequester Carbon, Support Forest Communities, and Create New Options for Forest Management

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue724
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Environmental Impact
Market and Adoption
Cost
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Richard Bergman
Stephen Kelley
Organization
Forest Products Laboratory
Year of Publication
2017
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Environmental Impact
Market and Adoption
Cost
Keywords
Life Cycle Analysis
Carbon Sequestration
Financial Analysis
Life Cycle Costs
Economic Impact
Language
English
Research Status
In Progress
Abstract
The project consists of a rigorous side-by-side comparison of three equivalent buildings—CLT, steel and glass, and reinforced concrete. It is a comprehensive, integrated study with four tasks: 1. Life cycle analysis—Evaluate environmental impacts for...
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Free
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