Dhonju, R., D'Amico, B., Kermani, A., Porteous, J. & Zhang, B. (2017). Parametric evaluation of racking performance of Platform timber framed walls Structures. Structures. 12C, 75-87. doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2017.08.003. ISSN 2352-0124
This paper provides a quantitative assessment of the racking performance of partially anchored timber framed walls, based on experimental tests. A total of 17 timber framed wa...
Coste, G., Kermani, A., Porteous, J., Murray, D. & Dhonju, R. (2016). Influence of test procedure on timber wall racking performance. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Structures and buildings. 169(12), 925-934. doi:10.1680/jstbu.15.00142. ISSN 1751-7702
In the UK, the design procedure for calculating the racking strength of timber-framed walls is based on the rules in Eurocode 5 and given in PD 6693-1. Currently, the PD metho...
D 'amico, B., Kermani, A., Porteous, J., Dhonju, R. & Zhang, B. (2016). Racking performance of Platform timber framed walls assessed by rigid body relaxation technique. Construction and Building Materials. 129, 148-158. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.10.106. ISSN 0950-0618
A new method to assess the raking performance of Platform timber framed walls, is provided in this study: each component of the unit wall assembly is assumed as rigid, hence a...
In platform timber frame construction, timber walls and diaphragms provide the overall stability for the structure to resist forces that are generated...