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Adaptation of learning and teaching methods for the delivery of an undergraduate program in Myanmar

Conference Proceeding
Leitch, K., MacIver, A., & Smith, I. (2017)
Adaptation of learning and teaching methods for the delivery of an undergraduate program in Myanmar. In L. G. Chova, A. L. Martinez, I. C. Torres, & I. Academy (Eds.), INTED2017 Proceedings, 4083-4088. https://doi.org/10.21125/inted.2017.0988
The establishment of a democratically elected government in 2015 has facilitated the development of much of the Myanmar’s long neglected educational infrastructure. Newly form...

The Case for Mass Customisation of Structural Timber Design

Conference Proceeding
Livingstone, A., Menendez, J., Leitch, K., & Hairstans, R. (2015)
The Case for Mass Customisation of Structural Timber Design. doi:10.1061/9780784479117.243
This paper reports on the potential of timber for structural applications in the international construction market, particularly in the light of its environmental credentials ...

Sole plate fixing details for modern methods of timber construction.

Book Chapter
Menendez, J., Leitch, K., & Hairstans, R. (2014)
Sole plate fixing details for modern methods of timber construction. In S. Aicher, H. W. Reinhardt, & H. Garrecht (Eds.), Materials and joints in timber structures: recent development of technologies, 109-118. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-007-7811-5_10
In order to resist lateral loads, modern methods of timber construction are reliant on the in-plane shear strength of the walls orientated parallel to the applied action. In ...

Structural behaviour of timber frame closed panels for specification in the United Kingdom.

Conference Proceeding
Menendez, J., Leitch, K., & Hairstans, R. (2014)
Structural behaviour of timber frame closed panels for specification in the United Kingdom
A series of closed timber frame wall panels were tested for racking capacity in accordance with the standard BS EN594:2011 [1]. The test program was designed to investigate th...

Timber frame racking calculation software.

Other
Menendez, J., Hairstans, R. & Leitch, K. (2013)
Timber frame racking calculation software.
CSC has been working successfully with the University’s Centre for Offsite Construction & Innovative Structures (COCIS) to deliver a new Tedds timber racking calculation to Eu...

The development of a hybrid racking panel - appraisal of methods for strength and stiffness calculation.

Conference Proceeding
Leitch, K., & Hairstans, R. (2010)
The development of a hybrid racking panel - appraisal of methods for strength and stiffness calculation. In 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010
Throughout the U.K, Timber Platform Frame is increasingly being utilized in the high volume, low cost housing market. Here, the client’s desire for fully detached housing ofte...