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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...

Influence of test procedure on timber wall racking performance.

Journal Article
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...

Racking performance of Platform timber framed walls assessed by rigid body relaxation technique

Journal Article
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...

A study of cross-lamination of a multi-component liquid-retaining timber structure

Conference Proceeding
Savage, N., Kermani, A., & Zhang, H. (2010)
A study of cross-lamination of a multi-component liquid-retaining timber structure. In P. J. S. Cruz (Ed.), Structures & Architecture, (115-116). https://doi.org/10.1201/b10428-53
The orthotropic nature of timber creates issues with regards to dimensional stability and strength in most shell/surface structures and i particular in liquid-retaining wooden...

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 ...

Knowledge transfer in timber engineering

Conference Proceeding
Hairstans, R., Dodyk, R., Kermani, A., Lawson, R., & Mackenzie, R. (2005)
Knowledge transfer in timber engineering. In 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2006 (WCTE 2006), 2474-2477
Napier University and Oregon Timber Frame Ltd have recently completed an award winning two year project in timber engineering. The project was conducted under the umbrella of ...

Parametric study of multi-webbed composite timber joists.

Conference Proceeding
Zhang, B., Bahadori-Jahromi, A. & Kermani, A. (2005)
Parametric study of multi-webbed composite timber joists. In Proceedings of the Second Scottish Conference for Postgraduate Researchers of the Built and Natural Environment, 451-461. ISBN 190366182X
Parametric study of multi-webbed composite timber joists.

Sustainable Timber Recreation Structures

Presentation / Conference
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.

The use of Sitka spruce for construction of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges.

Presentation / Conference
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.

An investigation into the influence of flange size on the shear strength of OSB webbed I-joists

Conference Proceeding
Brown, R. & Kermani, A. (2004)
An investigation into the influence of flange size on the shear strength of OSB webbed I-joists. In Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Timber Engineering: WCTE 2004, Lahti, Finland, June 14-17, 2004. Presentations held on Tuesday and Thursday, 663-666. ISBN 9517584431, 9789517584432
An investigation into the influence of flange size on the shear strength of OSB webbed I-joists.