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Kermani, A. (2015, October). Wooden construction - Innovation and creativity. Presented at 8th International Conference DECO, Tehran, Iran. (Unpublished)
Wooden construction - innovation and creativity.
Kermani, A. (2008, December). Laminated beam construction for pedestrian bridges.. Paper presented at 14th Internationale Holz Bau Forum, Construction Congress Centrum, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. (Unpublished)
Laminated beam construction for pedestrian bridges.
Kermani, A. & Hairstans, R. (2008, June). Performance characteristics of structural insulated panels (SIPs). Paper presented at 5th International Conference on Innovation in Architecture, Engineering and Construction, Antalya, Turkey
Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) are an alternative construction material for residential and light commercial buildings. They were developed in the USA and have been evolvi...
Kermani, A. & Freedman, G. (2006, May). Developments in Stress-Laminated Timber Bridges. Paper presented at 7th International Congress on Civil Engineering, Tarbiat Modarres University, Tehran. (Unpublished)
Developments in stress-laminated timber bridges.
Bahadori, A., Kermani, A. & Zhang, B. (2005, November). Influence of geometrical and material variability on the permissible span of multi-webbed composite timber joists. Poster presented at International Symposium on wood Science and Technologies (IAWPS 2005), The Japan Wood Research Society (JWRS), Pasifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan. (Unpublished)
Influence of geometrical and material variability on the permissible span of multi-webbed composite timber joists.
Kermani, A. (2005, October). Developments in Timber Engineering. Presented at Joint Meeting of Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers,, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Unpublished)
Developments in timber engineering.
Freedman, G. & kermani, A. (2004, December). Sustainable Timber Recreation Structures. Presented at FEG Conference 2004 Winter Symposium "The key to sustainable solutions on the forest industry", Cumbria, UK
Sustainable timber recreation structures.
Freedman, G., Kermani, A. & MacKenzie, W. M. C. (2004, September). The use of Sitka spruce for construction of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges.. Paper presented at Forestry Wood Chain Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Unpublished)
The use of Sitka spruce for construction of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges.
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. https://doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.15.00142
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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.10.106
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...
Zhang, B., Kermani, A., & Fillingham, T. (2016). Vibrations of metal web joist timber floors with strongbacks. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Structures and buildings, 169(8), (549-562). doi:10.1680/jstbu.14.00130. ISSN 1751-7702
The aim of this research is to assess the effects of joist spacing, strongbacks and ceiling on the dynamic response of timber floors with metal web joists so as to evaluate t...
D'Amico, B., Kermani, A., Zhang, H., Pugnale, A., Colabella, S., & Pone, S. (2015). Timber gridshells: Numerical simulation, design and construction of a full scale structure. Structures, 3, (227-235). doi:10.1016/j.istruc.2015.05.002. ISSN 2352-0124
Timber gridshell structures, such as the Multihalle for the federal garden festival in Mannheim or the Downland
Museum, have been the result of a creative–generative process t...
D’Amico, B., Kermani, A., Zhang, H., Shepherd, P., & Williams, C. (2015). Optimization of cross-section of actively bent grid shells with strength and geometric compatibility constraints. Computers and Structures, 154, (163-176). doi:10.1016/j.compstruc.2015.04.006. ISSN 0045-7949
The use of bending as self forming process allows the realization of shape-resistant systems, such as grid shell structures. Here, a numerical method for optimisation of the c...
Porteous, J., & Kermani, A. (2007). Structural timber design to Eurocode 5. Wiley
Structural Timber Design to Eurocode 5 provides practising engineers and specialist contractors with comprehensive, detailed information and in-depth guidance on the design of...
Bahadori-Jahromi, A., Kermani, A., Zhang, B. & Reid, D. (2007). A Parametric Evaluation of Multi-Webbed Composite Joists Based on EC5. Journal of the Institute of Wood Science. 17(6), 295-310. doi:10.1179/wsc.2007.17.6.295. ISSN 0020-3203
The introduction of engineered beams offers long span, low cost and light weight joists in comparison to traditional solid timber sections. However, the vibration criteria in ...