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

Lara-Bocanegra A, Reindl J-O, Dietsch P, Majano-Majano A. Arriaga F. (2019) Buckling of actively bent barrel-vaulted timber gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Lara-Bocanegra A, Reindl J-O, Dietsch P, Majano-Majano A. Arriaga F. (2019) Buckling of actively bent barrel-vaulted timber gridshells. Form and Force. 60th Anniversary Symposium of the Association for shell and spatial structures (IASS), Barcelona, Spain.

Abstract Timber elastic gridshells represent a promising solution for medium and long span lightweight roofs featuring free or modular geometries. This technique enables the construction of large simple or double curved shells by bending standard timber elements on site, incorporating

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Feijoo B, Gómez-Royuela JL, Lozano-Bodeguero L, Lorenzana JA, Roig A, Portela M, Guaita M. (2019) Acciones demostrativas con productos estructurales realizados con especies gallegas en el marco del Proyecto Life Lugo+Biodinámico. Lignomad 19, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Feijoo B, Gómez-Royuela JL, Lozano-Bodeguero L, Lorenzana JA, Roig A, Portela M, Guaita M. (2019) Acciones demostrativas con productos estructurales realizados con especies gallegas en el marco del Proyecto Life Lugo+Biodinámico. Lignomad 19, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.

Abstract En este trabajo se presenta una visión general de los objetivos y acciones planteados en el proyecto Life Lugo+Biodinámico. El foco de atención se centra en aquellas acciones destinadas a desarrollar productos estructurales de madera con especies forestales gallegas

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Arriaga F, Guaita M. (2018) Long-term bending stress relaxation in timber laths for the structural design of lattice shells. Construction and Building Materials, 193:565-575.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Arriaga F, Guaita M. (2018) Long-term bending stress relaxation in timber laths for the structural design of lattice shells. Construction and Building Materials, 193:565-575.

Abstract Timber lattice shells are multi-layered structures of great interest for medium and long span lightweight solutions in structural and aesthetic terms. They are constructed by bending initially straight laths. This curving process can lead to high initial stresses in

Xavier J, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Guaita M. (2018) Identification of bending stiffness parameters of Eucalyptus globulus from the virtual fields method. 11º National Congress on Experimental Mechanics (CNME) & 1º Iberian Congress on Theoretical and Experimental Mechanics and Materials (TEMM), Porto, Portugal.

Xavier J, Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Guaita M. (2018) Identification of bending stiffness parameters of Eucalyptus globulus from the virtual fields method. 11º National Congress on Experimental Mechanics (CNME) & 1º Iberian Congress on Theoretical and Experimental Mechanics and Materials (TEMM), Porto, Portugal.

Abstract A research project (BIA2015-64491-P) has been carried out aiming to develop high performance structural applications on Eucalyptus globulus L., namely addressing drying processes and the development of laminated products [1]. In this work, it is proposed to address the

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2018) Innovative developments in the design and construction of a permanent elastic timber gridshell. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Roig A, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2018) Innovative developments in the design and construction of a permanent elastic timber gridshell. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract This paper presents a new elastic timber gridshell that has been built to cover a wood store facility at the Timber Engineering Laboratory of the University of Santiago de Compostela. It is the first permanent elastic timber gridshell built