Technical/Environmental Research

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Title Author Datesort descending Reports Area
Connection Design for Post and Beam Construction Performance of Bolted Connection in Western Hemlock
UBC Faculty of Forestry Wood Science Department
2014 Sign in to view this report Wood Building Systems
Field Measurement of Vertical Movement and Roof Moisture Performance of the Wood Innovation and Design Centre Instrumentation and 1st Year's Performance
2015 Performance
Case Studies of Risk-to-Life due to Fire in Mid- and High-Rise, Combustible and Non-Combustible Buildings Using CUrisk
NEWBuildS and Carleton University
2015 Performance
Review of Building Code Approaches for Podium Structures - Western US Examples
FP Innovations, Geoff W. Triggs
2015 Wood Building Systems, Performance
Advanced Methods of Encapsulation
2015 Performance
Force-Based Design Guideline for Timber-Steel Hybrid Structure: Steel Moment Resisting Frames with CLT Infill Walls
2015 Wood Building Systems
Use of Computer Fire Modelling to Support Alternative Solutions - Wood In-fill Wall and Cladding Materials
FP Innovations, Sereca Fire Consulting Ltd., Geoff W. Triggs
2015 Wood Building Systems, Performance
Seismic Analysis of Wood-Frame Buildings on Concrete Podium
FP Innovations, Read Jones Christoffersen Ltd.
2015 Wood Building Systems, Performance
Stud Mill Lumber Grade and Value Yields from Green Spruce-Pine-Fir and Grey-Stage Dry Mountain Pine Beetle Attacked Logs
Frank Lam / J. David Barrett
2015 Sign in to view this report Mountain Pine Beetle Wood
Considerations for Detailing the Closure Penetration and Gypsum Fire Separation Wall Interface
FP Innovations, GHL Consultants Ltd.
2015 Wood Building Systems, Performance