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Parametric Evaluation of Racking Performance of Platform Timber Framed Walls

Journal Article
Dhonju, R., D’Amico, B., Kermani, A., Porteous, J., & Zhang, B. (2017)
Parametric Evaluation of Racking Performance of Platform Timber Framed Walls. Structures, 12, 75-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.istruc.2017.08.003
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...

A finite-difference formulation of elastic rod for the design of actively bent structures

Journal Article
D’Amico, B., Zhang, H., & Kermani, A. (2016)
A finite-difference formulation of elastic rod for the design of actively bent structures. Engineering Structures, 117, 518-527. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2016.03.034
A discrete formulation of elastic rod has been tailored for the particular design task of geometric modelling, form finding and analysis of actively bent structural systems. T...

Form finding and structural analysis of actively bent timber grid shells

Journal Article
D’Amico, B., Kermani, A., & Zhang, H. (2014)
Form finding and structural analysis of actively bent timber grid shells. Engineering Structures, 81, 195-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.09.043
Grid shells are efficient structural systems covering large open spaces with relatively small amount of materials. Also, post forming techniques allow realization of geometric...

Performance of structural insulated panels

Journal Article
Kermani, A. (2006)
Performance of structural insulated panels. Proceedings of the ICE - Structures and Buildings. 159, 13-19. doi:10.1680/stbu.2006.159.1.13. ISSN 0965-0911
Structural insulated panels (SIPs) are gradually gaining popularity as an alternative construction material for residential and light commercial buildings in the UK. They show...