Liuti, A., D'Amico, B. & Pugnale, A. (2016). Building timber gridshells with air: Numerical simulations and technique challenges. In Cruz, P. J. S. (Ed.). Structures and Architecture: Beyond their Limits. ISBN 9781138026513
Construction has always been a fascinating and challenging aspect of timber gridshells. So far, only three techniques have successfully been used for the erection of such stru...
Patlakas, P., Livingstone, A. & Hairstans, R. (2015). A BIM platform for offsite timber construction
This paper discusses the potential of a BIM platform for offsite timber construction within the context of the UK construction industry. It examines the benefits, limitations,...
D'Amico, B., Kermani, A. & Zhang, H. (2013). A form finding method for post formed timber grid shell structures. doi:10.13140/2.1.3949.8888
Timber grid shells provide efficient ways of covering large openings with relatively small amount of materials. With three-dimensional CAD software, it is now possible to mode...
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D'Amico, B. (2013). Form-finding and structural optimisation of timber gridshell structures.
Pone, S., Colabella, S., D'Amico, B., Fiore, A., Lancia, D. & Parenti, B. (2012). Timber Post-formed Gridshell: Digital Form-finding / drawing and building tool.
Summary: This research deals with design, structural analysis and construction of timber post-formed gridshells. Starting from the scale modelling experience, from 1:20 to 1:1...
Pone, S., Colabella, S., Parenti, B., Lancia, D., Fiore, A., D'Amico, B., …Ceraldi, C. (2012). Construction and form-finding of a post-formed timber grid-shell. In Cruz, P. J. D. S. (Ed.). Structures and Architecture: Concepts, Applications and Challenges, 245-252. doi:10.1201/b15267-32. ISBN 978-0-415-66195-9
In this paper, the design procedure and construction phases of a post-formed timber
grid-shell are described. For form-finding and verification of structural safety, two diffe...
Humanyun, R., Zhang, H. & Zhang, B. (2012). Digital image processing of weathered stone for determining the optimum cleaning level of stonework. In 14th International Conference and Exhibition on Structural Faults and RepairISBN N/A
In this study, the authors introduced a new image component sampling technique that can be used to evaluate level of cleaning of weathered masonry stone for historic buildings...
Zhang, H., Mohamed, A. & Smith, I. (2017). Evaluation of shear constant of timber glulam composite with photogrammetric approach. In Proceeding of the Fourteenth International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building EngineeringISBN N/A
Shear constant of timber glulam materials plays an important role in structural modelling, such as lateral torsional buckling of the glulam beam, floor vibration and stabiliti...
Portioli, F., D Lorenzo, G., D'Amico, B., Landolfo, R. & Mazzolani, F. M. (2011). Contact buckling effects in built-up cold-formed steel beams.
The aim of this paper is to investigate the effects of contact interactions on local
buckling of a built-up cold-formed steel member assembled by mechanical fasteners. To this...
Zhang, H., Mohamed, A. & Xiao, Z. (2011). Evaluation of the Shear Constant of a Timber Beam using a Photogrammetric Approach. In Tsompanakis, Y. & Topping, B. H. V. (Eds.). Proceedings of the thirteenth international conference on civil, structural and environmental engineeringdoi:10.4203/ccp.96.164. ISBN 978-1-905088-47-8
The shear modulus is a fundamental mechanical property of wood that is used in general timber design [1,2,3]. Compared with other engineering materials, timber has relatively ...
Portioli, F., D'Amico, B., Di Lorenzo, G. & Landolfo, R. (2010). Modelling of geometric imperfections in numerical simulations of built-up cold-formed steel beams. ISBN 9789291471027
This paper is concerned with the modelling of geometric imperfections in the finite element analysis of a built-up cold-formed beam assembled with mechanical fasteners. The ob...
Khokhar, A., Zhang, H., Ridley-Ellis, D. & Moore, J. (2008). Determining the Shear Modulus of Sitka Spruce from Torsion Tests. In 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2008, 2137-2144. ISBN 9781615670888
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...
Zhang, B., Bahadori-Jahromi, A. & Kermani, A. (2005). Parametric study of multi-webbed composite timber joists. In Proceedings of the Second Scottish Conference for Postgraduate Researchers of the Built and Natural Environment, 451-461. ISBN 190366182X
Parametric study of multi-webbed composite timber joists.
Brown, R. & Kermani, A. (2004). An investigation into the influence of flange size on the shear strength of OSB webbed I-joists. In Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Timber Engineering: WCTE 2004, Lahti, Finland, June 14-17, 2004. Presentations held on Tuesday and Thursday, 663-666. ISBN 9517584431, 9789517584432
An investigation into the influence of flange size on the shear strength of OSB webbed I-joists.
Freedman, G. & Kermani, A. (2004). Development of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges. In Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Timber Engineering: WCTE 2004, Lahti, Finland, June 14-17, 2004. Presentations held on Tuesday and Thursday, 301-306. ISBN 9517584431, 9789517584432
Development of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges.