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

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The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016 was a major event for structural timber research and development. This Research Summary discusses a selection of the presentations, covering topics such as:

  • product innovation
  • structural use of hardwoods
  • use of timber in Japan
  • system build
  • building performance, and
  • engineering problems.

Suggested Reading

Addressing the fire safety challenges of ambitious timber structuresnavigation-arrow

Danny HopkinStephen Dickson and Michael Spearpoint report.

 

Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook

26/03/2019 |  Magazine Article  

How does CLT perform in a fire?navigation-arrow

Oliver Neve explains what happens to CLT during a fire, extracted from TRADA’s forthcoming book on the performance of cross-laminated timber (CLT).

 

Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook

01/03/2017 |  Magazine Article  

Enhancing the fire performance of wood as a construction materialnavigation-arrow

Gordon Ewbank looks at how flame-retardant treatments enhance the fire performance of wood-based products and what steps specifiers can take to ensure correct specification and verify materials as they arrive on site.

Article from Timber 2019 Industry Yearbook

26/03/2019 |  Magazine Article