Roig A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2021) Integrating design tools for elastic timber gridshells. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2021), Santiago, Chile.

Roig A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2021) Integrating design tools for elastic timber gridshells. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2021), Santiago, Chile.

Abstract The design of gridshells always requires an iterative process between architecture and engineering with accurate adjustment of different parameters from early stages, which causes a great deal of effort. This paper presents five parametrized generative algorithms developed in Grasshopper®

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.

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

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Pereira F, Morais J. (2021) Direct evaluation of Mode I cohesive law of eucalyptus bonded joints. International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICSI), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Pereira F, Morais J. (2021) Direct evaluation of Mode I cohesive law of eucalyptus bonded joints. International Conference on Structural Integrity (ICSI), Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.

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. finger-joints) could be

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.

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

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.

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.

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,

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra A.J, Xavier J, Morais J. (2019) Measuring the cohesive law in mode I loading of Eucalyptus globulus. Materials, 12(1):23.

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra A.J, Xavier J, Morais J. (2019) Measuring the cohesive law in mode I loading of Eucalyptus globulus. Materials, 12(1):23.

Abstract Assessing wood fracture behavior is essential in the design of structural timber elements and connections. This is particularly the case for connections with the possibility of brittle splitting failure. The numerical cohesive zone models that are used to simulate

Lara-Bocanegra A, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2019) From eucalyptus to elastic gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Lara-Bocanegra A, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2019) From eucalyptus to elastic gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Abstract Elastic timber gridshells are built by bending small cross-section, long and good quality timber laths on site to the desired shape. This procedure enables double curvature structures of great aesthetic appearance and high structural efficiency. Despite their interest, few