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Acoustical Guide: Acoustic Research Report on Mass Timber Buildings

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1839
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Acoustics and Vibration
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Other Materials
Application
Floors

Acoustically-Tested Mass Timber Assemblies

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1874
Year of Publication
2019
Topic
Acoustics and Vibration
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
NLT (Nail-Laminated Timber)
Glulam (Glue-Laminated Timber)
Application
Floors
Walls

Advanced Wood-Based Solutions for Mid-Rise and High-Rise Construction: Analytical Models for Balloon-Type CLT Shear Walls

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1877
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Design and Systems
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Author
Zhiyong Chen
Samuel Cuerrier-Auclair
Marjan Popovski
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2018
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Design and Systems
Keywords
Lateral Loads
Shear
Mass Timber
Language
English
Abstract
Lack of research and design information for the seismic performance of balloon-type CLT shear walls prevents CLT from being used as an acceptable solution to resist seismic loads in balloon-type mass-timber buildings. To quantify the performance of balloon-type CLT structures subjected to lateral loads and create the research background for future code implementation of balloon-type CLT systems in CSA O86 and NBCC, FPInnovations initiated a project to determine the behaviour of balloon-type CLT construction. A series of tests on balloon-type CLT walls and connections used in these walls were conducted. Analytical models were developed based on engineering principles and basic mechanics to predict the deflection and resistance of the balloon-type CLT shear walls. This report covers the work related to development of the analytical models and the tests on balloon-type CLT walls that the models were verified against.
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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

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

Evaluation of Cross-Laminated Timber Resistance to Termite Attack

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1964
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Serviceability
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
General Application
Author
Tamara S.F.A. França
C. Elizabeth Stokes
Juliet D. Tang
Year of Publication
2018
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Conference Paper
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
General Application
Topic
Serviceability
Keywords
Subterranean Termites
Mass Timber
Mass Loss
Visual Rating
Language
English
Conference
American Wood Protection Association Annual Meeting
Abstract
Cross laminated timber (CLT) is a relatively recent addition to the North American timber construction market. CLT has been successfully used for construction in Europe and, in the past few years, manufacturers have looked forward to expanding the use of this product into the North American market. However, no termite susceptibility experiments have been published for the product and no standards exist for testing of the CLT and other mass timber products against termites. It is extremely important to evaluate the resistance to degradation of CLT, especially if the manufacturers are trying to implement this product in areas where the occurrence of termite infestation is high...
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Free
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Evolution of the Building Envelope in Modern Wood Construction

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1799
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Design and Systems
Application
Hybrid Building Systems
Wood Building Systems
Building Envelope
Author
Jieying Wang
Organization
FPInnovations
Year of Publication
2017
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Application
Hybrid Building Systems
Wood Building Systems
Building Envelope
Topic
Design and Systems
Keywords
Envelope
Mass Timber
Research
Energy Efficiency
Construction
Language
English
Abstract
This report provides an overview of major changes occurred in the recent decade to design and construction of the building envelope of wood and wood-hybrid construction. It also covers some new or unique considerations required to improve building envelope performance...
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Feasibility of Cross-Laminated Timber Cores for the UBC Tall Wood Building

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue2060
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems

Feasibility Study of Using Cross-Laminated Timber Core for the UBC Tall Wood Building

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1262
Year of Publication
2017
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Hybrid Building Systems

Fire Testing of Rooms with Exposed Wood Surfaces in Encapsulated Mass Timber Construction

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1867
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Fire
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
General Application
Author
Joseph Su
Patrice Leroux
Pier-Simon Lafrance
Robert Berzins
Eric Gibbs
Mark Weinfurter
Organization
National Research Council of Canada
Publisher
National Research Council Canada. Construction
Year of Publication
2018
Country of Publication
Canada
Format
Report
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
General Application
Topic
Fire
Keywords
Encapsulated
Mass Timber
Fire Tests
Fire Performance
Char Layer
Fire Regrowth
Language
English
Series
Client Report (National Research Council Canada. Construction)
Online Access
Free
Resource Link
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