Abstract Fracture characterisation under mode I loading of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. bonded joints with one-component polyurethane adhesive (1C-PUR) is addressed in this work. The objective is to estimate the cohesive law representative of the fracture behaviour of these joints. A
Roig A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Majano-Majano A (2022) Design Framework for Selection of Grid Topology and Rectangular Cross-Section Size of Elastic Timber Gridshells Using Genetic Optimisation. Applied Sciences 13(1):63.
Abstract This work presents a design framework for the selection of the topology and cross‐section size of elastic timber gridshells, taking as constraints the shape of the structure and the maximum value of bending stress that can be reached in
Gómez-Royuela JL, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, De Moura M (2022) Shear traction‐separation laws of European beech under mode II loading by 3D digital image correlation. Wood Science and Technology 56:1631-1655
ENF test set-up coupled with 3D DIC: (1) 300 kN load cell, (2) 5 kN load cell, (3) loading nose, (4) LVDT, (5) LVDT, (6) beech specimen, (7) speckle pattern, (8) supports, (9) DIC system equipment, (10) electro-mechanical testing machine
Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Guaita M. (2022) Splitting capacity of Eucalyptus globulus beams loaded perpendicular to the grain by connections. Materials and Structures (2022) 55:147
Abstract In timber structures, knowledge of the splitting capacity of beams loaded perpendicular to the grain by dowel-type connections is of primordial importance since brittle failure can occur. In the present work, single- and double-dowel-type connections following different loaded edged
Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J, Guaita M. (2022) Structural Analysis and Form-Finding of Triaxial Elastic Timber Gridshells Considering Interlayer Slips: Numerical Modelling and Full-Scale Test. Applied Sciences 12, 5335
Abstract Elastic timber gridshells are lightweight structures whose stiffness is highly dependent on multiple factors, such as boundary conditions and the semi-rigidity and eccentricity of the joints. Their structural analysis requires calibrated numerical models that incorporate all aspects influencing stiffness.
Majano-Majanoa A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Pereira F, Morais J (2022) Direct evaluation of mode I cohesive law of eucalyptus bonded joints. Procedia Structural Integrity 37 (2022) 492–499
Abstract Eucalyptus globulus L. is a hardwood species with high mechanical properties and great potential for engineered timber products. In the development of glued laminated products using high density wood species such as eucalyptus, bonded joints (e.g. fingerjoints) could be
Gómez-Royuela JL, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, De Moura M (2022) Evaluation of R-curves and cohesive law in mode I of European beech. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics, 118:103220
Abstract This work addresses the determination of the cohesive laws in Mode I and tangential-longitudinal (TL) propagation system of Fagus Sylvatica L. This species is one of the ever-growing and most widely used hardwood species in Europe for engineered timber
Gómez-Royuela JL, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Reynolds T. (2021) Determination of the elastic constants of thermally modified beech by ultrasound and static tests coupled with 3D digital image correlation. Construction and Building Materials, 302:124270.
Abstract Fagus sylvatica L. (European beech) is one of the most widespread hardwood species growing in Europe, which is currently undergoing of in-depth research for the development of engineering products to use its excellent mechanical properties. As its natural durability
Aira JR, Cabo M, del Blanco F, Gonzalo-Calderón L. (2021) Puentes de madera con estructura recíproca. Análisis comparativo del puente tradicional chino y el puente de Leonardo. Informes de la Construcción.
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Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Arriaga F, Guaita M. (2020) Eucalyptus globulus finger jointed solid timber and glued laminated timber with superior mechanical properties: Characterisation and application in strained gridshells. Construction and Building Materials, 265:120355.
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