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A strategic review of the offsite construction sector in Scotland.

Report
Smith, S., Hairstans, R., Macdonald, R. & Sanna, F. (2012)
A strategic review of the offsite construction sector in Scotland. Edinburgh, Scotland: Scottish Government
The offsite construction sector covers a wide spectrum of companies and supply chains across Scotland. This study primarily involved a review of the offsite construction secto...

The assessment and applications of a new connector type for use in timber structural systems

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Coste, G. The assessment and applications of a new connector type for use in timber structural systems. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4407
Helically shaped fasteners, as structural ties, were first developed in 1984. Their innovative helical design proved to be very efficient and structurally viable in...

Development of risk analysis models for decision-making in project management.

Thesis
Guo, Q. L. Development of risk analysis models for decision-making in project management. (Thesis)
Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/2745
Risks and uncertainties are inherent in construction projects and if neglected these risks often lead to project cost and time overruns. Traditional methods of forecasting ris...

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...

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