Abstract This work establishes the main guidelines to produce high-performance Eucalyptus globulus Labill finger jointed solid timber and glued laminated timber laths and analyse their potential for application in multilayer strained gridshells. To this end, a proposal for strength grading
Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2020) Innovative design and construction of a permanent elastic timber gridshell. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and Buildings, 173(5):352-362.
Abstract This paper presents a new elastic timber gridshell built to cover a wood storage area at the Timber Engineering Laboratory of the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain. It is the first permanent elastic timber gridshell to be
Crespo J, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Guaita M. (2020) Mechanical properties of small clear specimens of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. Materials, 13(4):906.
Abstract Eucalyptus globulus Labill stands out as one of the hardwood species produced in Europe with prominent mechanical properties, which is undergoing a growing interest in extending added value. The development of engineered wood products with this species and its
Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Morais J. (2020) Experimental Evaluation of Mode II fracture Properties of Eucalyptus globulus L. Materials, 13(3):745.
Abstract Eucalyptus globulus Labill is a hardwood species of broad growth in temperate climates, which is receiving increasing interest for structural applications due to its high mechanical properties. Knowing the fracture behaviour is crucial to predict, through finite element models,