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Enhancement of deflection serviceability performance of metal web joist timber floors using strongbacks.

Conference Proceeding
Zhang, B., Kermani, A., Fillingham, T., Cullen, M., & Kilpatrick, T. (2014)
Enhancement of deflection serviceability performance of metal web joist timber floors using strongbacks. In Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering WCTE2014,
This paper presents the study on the serviceability performance of the floors constructed with metal web joists with focus on the deflection at floor centre under 1 kN point l...

A hybrid system for enhancing racking performance of timber panels

Conference Proceeding
Munir, S., Kermani, A., & Harrison, I. (2012)
A hybrid system for enhancing racking performance of timber panels. In Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering
Timber frame can offer many aesthetic and structural benefits over other construction materials, for example effective insulation for energy efficiency, sustainable design and...

Developments In stress-laminated arch construction for footbridges.

Conference Proceeding
Kermani, A., & Freedman, G. (2010)
Developments In stress-laminated arch construction for footbridges. In Proceedings of International Conference on Timber Bridges,
Developments In stress-laminated arch construction for footbridges.

Beam and post system for non-residential multi-storey timber buildings – Conceptual framework and key issues

Conference Proceeding
Tlustochowicz, G., Kermani, A., & Johnsson, H. (2010)
Beam and post system for non-residential multi-storey timber buildings – Conceptual framework and key issues. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering,
In Sweden, there has been a long tradition of using timber in the construction of housing and in recent years, timber structural systems are increasingly used in multi-s...

Vibrational performance of metal-webbed timber floors.

Conference Proceeding
Zhang, B., Weckendorf, J., Kermani, A., & Fillingham, T. (2010)
Vibrational performance of metal-webbed timber floors. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering
Metal web engineered timber joists have been largely used nowadays to replace traditional solid timber joists for constructing intermediate-span timber floors in low-rise hous...

Optimisation of an oak container

Conference Proceeding
Savage, N., Kermani, A., & Zhang, H. (2010)
Optimisation of an oak container. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering
Traditional containers such as barrels, used in the transportation and storage of food and liquid, have been constructed from timber for thousands of years. The design of the ...

Structural Performance of thinned oak containers

Conference Proceeding
Savage, N., & Kermani, A. (2010)
Structural Performance of thinned oak containers. In The Future of Quality Control for Wood & Wood Products
Traditional containers such as barrels, used in the transportation and storage of food and liquid, have been constructed from timber for thousands of years. The design of the ...

Prediction of modal frequencies, modal shapes and static point load deflections of I-joist timber flooring systems using finite element method.

Conference Proceeding
Weckendorf, J., Zhang, B., & Kermani, A. (2010)
Prediction of modal frequencies, modal shapes and static point load deflections of I-joist timber flooring systems using finite element method. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber Engineering
The vibrational behaviour of structural timber flooring systems can result in serviceability problems due to discomfort experienced by the occupants. However, the dynamic resp...

Damping Characteristics of Timber Flooring Systems with Respect to Low-Frequency Vibration Modes

Conference Proceeding
Weckendorf, J., Zhang, B., Kermani, A., Reid, D. & Andersen, P. (2008)
Damping Characteristics of Timber Flooring Systems with Respect to Low-Frequency Vibration Modes. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber EngineeringISBN 978-1-61567-088-8
The vibration serviceability of flooring structures has been of concern for decades. To date, design criteria classifying the dynamic behaviour of different types of timber fl...

Development of Nailed/Screwed Modules for Stress Laminated Timber Arch Bridges

Conference Proceeding
Freedman, G. & Kermani, A. (2008)
Development of Nailed/Screwed Modules for Stress Laminated Timber Arch Bridges. In Proceedings of the 10th World Conference on Timber EngineeringISBN 978-1-61567-088-8
This paper describes the experimental part of a research programme carried out at Napier University in collaboration with the UK's Forestry Civil Engineering, Forestry Commiss...