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Application of a Translational Tuned Mass Damper Designed by Means of Genetic Algorithms on a Multistory Cross-Laminated Timber Building 

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue413
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Seismic
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Guillaume Poh’sié
Corrado Chisari
Giovanni Rinaldin
Massimo Fragiacomo
Claudio Amadio
Ario Ceccotti
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
United States
Resource Type
Journal Article
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Seismic
Keywords
Translational Tuned Mass Damper
Dynamic Analysis
Multi-Story
Language
English
Series
Journal of Structural Engineering
Abstract
This paper presents a numerical study conducted on a seven-story timber building made of cross-laminated (X-lam) panels, equipped with a linear translational tuned mass damper (TMD). The TMD is placed on the top of the building as a technique for reducin...
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Energy and Environmental Performance of Multi-Story Apartment Buildings Built in Timber Construction Using Passive House Principles

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1203
Year of Publication
2013
Topic
Energy Performance
Environmental Impact
Cost
Application
Passive House
Author
Ivana Kildsgaard
Anna Jarnehammar
Anna Widheden
Maria Wall
Publisher
MDPI
Year of Publication
2013
Country of Publication
Switzerland
Resource Type
Journal Article
Application
Passive House
Topic
Energy Performance
Environmental Impact
Cost
Keywords
Energy Efficiency
Europe
Multi-Story
Language
English
Series
Buildings
ISSN
2075-5309
Abstract
This paper presents energy and environmental performance analyses, a study of summer indoor temperatures and occupant behavior for an eight story apartment building, with the goal to combine high energy efficiency with low environmental impact, at a reasonable cost. Southern Portvakten building is built with prefabricated timber elements...
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Experimental Performance and Structural Analysis of Plywood-Coupled LVL Walls

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue547
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Walls
Author
Asif Iqbal
Tobias Smith
Stefano Pampanin
Massimo Fragiacomo
Alessandro Palermo
Andrew Buchanan
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
United States
Resource Type
Journal Article
Material
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Application
Walls
Topic
Design and Systems
Seismic
Keywords
Pres-Lam
Quasi-Static
Cyclic Testing
Pseudo-dynamic
Multi-Story
Language
English
Series
Journal of Structural Engineering
Abstract
Prestressed-laminated timber (Pres-Lam) design has recently been adopted for multistory timber buildings based on ongoing research at the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. This system combines large timber members with unbonded posttensioning for re...
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Seismic Analysis of Cross-Laminated Multistory Timber Buildings Using Code-Prescribed Methods: Influence of Panel Size, Connection Ductility, and Schematization

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue566
Year of Publication
2015
Topic
Seismic
Connections
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Author
Iztok Sustersic
Massimo Fragiacomo
Bruno Dujic
Publisher
American Society of Civil Engineers
Year of Publication
2015
Country of Publication
United States
Resource Type
Journal Article
Material
CLT (Cross-Laminated Timber)
Application
Wood Building Systems
Topic
Seismic
Connections
Keywords
Multi-Story
FE Analysis
Geometry
Vertical Load
Friction
Stiffness
Strength
Ductility
Language
English
Series
Journal of Structural Engineering
Abstract
This paper investigates the seismic analysis of multistory cross-laminated timber (XLAM) buildings. The influence of different parameters such as wall geometry, vertical load level, friction, and, most importantly, connection stiffness, strength, and duc...
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Seismic Performance Assessment of Steel Frame Infilled with Prefabricated Wood Shear Walls

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue1313
Year of Publication
2018
Topic
Seismic
Material
Light Frame (Lumber+Panels)
Application
Shear Walls
Hybrid Building Systems