Summary of selected timber research projects presented at: World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016

Summary of selected timber research projects presented at: World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016
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Compilation of selected timber research projects presented at: World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016
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Summary of selected timber research papers presented at: Young Researchers Conference
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Compilation of selected timber research papers presented at: Young Researchers' Conference
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Summary of some research projects presented at INTER 2014
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Compilation of some research projects presented at INTER 2014
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Thermal mass in lightweight domestic construction
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This research summary demonstrates that the risk of overheating in a house built with lightweight framing is comparable to that of a house built to current standards with brick and lightweight block.
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The role of wood waste as a source of biomass fuel in the UK
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This research summary examines the key issues associated with biomass as well as the role biomass could play in helping the Government meet their proposed greenhouse gas emission targets as laid out in the 2008 Climate Change Act.
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Wind-induced vibration in tall timber buildings
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This research summary covers a number of factors relating to wind-induced vibration which must be considered when constructing a tall timber building, such as how to assess connection stiffness under in-service vibration. The various conditions were then applied to a case study - the proposed Barentshaus building.
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Biogenic materials for housing
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This research summary examines various approaches to the assessment of environmental credentials of renewable building materials. The summary also highlights the numerous barriers to be overcome and poses recommendations on how to improve the use of biogenic materials in the UK in order to help the country's construction industry meet...
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Wood science and engineering
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Compilation of selected timber research papers about wood science and engineering
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Contemporary non-metallic timber connections
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This research summary is an update of original research work currently being undertaken by the University of Bath's Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering, highlighting the need for non metallic connection methods applicable to mainstream timber structures and suitable for on-site construction.
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Cross-laminated timber: experimental research
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This framework supports researchers by providing a platform for them to develop and share new ideas in all fields of science and technology.
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