Essays about: "engineered timber"

Found 5 essays containing the words engineered timber.

  1. 1. COP 25 : An architectural proposal for the upcoming UNFCCC COP 25 climate talks, promoting sustainability and the global export of engineered timber from Sweden.

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Philip Junaeus; [2018]
    Keywords : COP 25; Engineered Timber; Global Export; Componential Design; Architecture;

    Abstract : An architectural proposal for the upcoming UNFCCC COP 25 climate talks, promoting sustainability and the global export of engineered timber from Sweden. ... READ MORE

  2. 2. Delamination of Cross-laminated timber and its impact on fire development | Focusing on different types of adhesives

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Brandteknik

    Author : Eric Johansson; Anton Svenningsson; [2018]
    Keywords : CLT; cross-laminated timber; X-lam; delamination; engineered timber; adhesive; glue; tall timber buildings; timber load-bearing structures; charring rate; NFPA; Paramteric fires; standard testing furnace; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In the recent decade, the interest of building taller all-timber structures using engineered timber materials such as cross-laminated timber (CLT) has increased substantially. On the other hand, there’s also a significant resistance and fear concerning the fire safety of buildings with wood-based load-bearing structures. READ MORE

  3. 3. Knock on (Engineered) Wood: Pathways to Increased Deployment of Cross-Laminated Timber

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Jack Fraser; [2017]
    Keywords : Cross-laminated timber; Low-carbon building materials; Bio based building materials; Swedish building sector; Decarbonisation; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Significant negative environmental impacts are attributed to the building sector. To complement operational building efficiency, mitigation strategies could further decrease these environmental impacts. One mitigation strategy is increased use of low-carbon and bio based building materials. READ MORE

  4. 4. Engineered wood glass combination : Innovative glazing façade system

    University essay from KTH/Byggnadsmaterial

    Author : Alessandra Tapparo; [2017]
    Keywords : wood; glass; combination; engineered products; EWGC; façade; panel; sustainability;

    Abstract : Buildings require a lot of energy during all their lifetime, from the construction site to the use and demolition. The building sector contributes to a large part of the total emissions of greenhouse gases and consume a large amount of water and energy resources, so the material components used in the building sector have gained an important role in the discourse of sustainability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Structural behavior of notched glulam beams reinforced by means of plywood and FRP.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för teknik, TEK; Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för teknik, TEK

    Author : Maha Fawwaz; Adnan Hanna; [2012]
    Keywords : glued laminated timber; glulam; notch; finite element analysis; FRP; reinforcement;

    Abstract : Nowadays, timber is widely used in construction industry thanks to its availability and good properties. The use of solid (sawn) timber is not always proper since it is only available up to certain dimensions. Therefore, the so-called Engineered WoodProducts (EWPs) have been introduced to cope with the different design needs of structures. READ MORE