Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H. & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2010). The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method. In Ceccotti, A. (Ed.). Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Riva del Garda, Italy. ISBN 9781622761753
This paper presents details of the experimental method and test results from a series of torsion tests undertaken to evaluate the shear strength of timber joists. The failure...
Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H. & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2009). Determination of shear strength of timber joists by torsion testing. In Santos, J. A. (Ed.). Proceedings of COST E53 conference "Economic and Technical aspects of quality control for wood and wood products".. ISBN 978-989-96428-1-2
This paper presents an experimental investigation in which the torsion testing approach was employed to evaluate the shear strength of Sitka spruce and Norway spruce joists. R...
Ridley-Ellis, D., Moore, J. & Khokhar, A. M. (2009). Random acts of elasticity: MoE, G and EN408.
The paper examines the variation in modulus of elasticity (MoE) and shear modulus (G) within sawn timber and the implications for testing timber in accordance with EN408:2003....
Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H., Ridley-Ellis, D. & Moore, J. (2007). Determining the Shear Modulus of Sitka Spruce from Torsion Tests.
This paper presents details of the experimental method, and preliminary results from, a series of torsion tests undertaken to evaluate the shear modulus of Sitka spruce (Picea...
Khokhar, A. M. The evaluation of shear properties of timber beams using torsion test method. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4406