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

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J, Guaita M. (2018) Full scale laboratory prototype of a long barrel-vaulted gridshell. Construction, testing and numerical model. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J, Guaita M. (2018) Full scale laboratory prototype of a long barrel-vaulted gridshell. Construction, testing and numerical model. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract This paper presents the construction process, full scale tests and numerical model of a long barrel-vaulted gridshell prototype made of Eucalyptus globulus Labill. The species potential for gridshell structures is analyzed. A novel erection method taking advantage of the

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Morais J. (2018) Experimental research on hardwood connections loaded perpendicular to the grain. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Majano-Majano A, Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Xavier J, Morais J. (2018) Experimental research on hardwood connections loaded perpendicular to the grain. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract Knowing the splitting capacity of beams loaded perpendicular to the grain by dowel-type connections is of primordial importance in timber structures. The analytical equation in this regard included in the European Eurocode 5 only depends on geometrical parameters. In

Majano-Majano A, Gómez-Royuela JL, Lara-Bocanegra AJ. (2018) Elastic constants of thermally treated beech by ultrasound tests. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Majano-Majano A, Gómez-Royuela JL, Lara-Bocanegra AJ. (2018) Elastic constants of thermally treated beech by ultrasound tests. World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2018), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Abstract Thermal modification of wood is an environmentally friendly alternative to other preservative treatments which provides improvement in durability and dimensional stability. Heat treatments have been mainly applied to softwoods for non-structural uses. Considering the current abundance of hardwoods such

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Crespo J, Guaita M. (2017) Finger-jointed Eucalyptus globulus with 1C-PUR adhesive for high performance engineered laminated products. Construction and Building Materials, 135:529-537.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Crespo J, Guaita M. (2017) Finger-jointed Eucalyptus globulus with 1C-PUR adhesive for high performance engineered laminated products. Construction and Building Materials, 135:529-537.

Abstract Eucalyptus globulus is one of the hardwood species growing in Europe with the best mechanical properties and great natural durability. In high performance engineered laminated products, finger-joints play a key role. The aim of this research is developing high

Lara-Bocanegra A.J, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2017) Stress relaxation on bending laths: review of test procedures and structural analysis approaches applied to timber gridshells. II Latin American Congress of Timber Structures + II Ibero-Latin American Congress of Timber in Construction (CLEM+CIMAD 2017), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Lara-Bocanegra A.J, Majano-Majano A, Guaita M. (2017) Stress relaxation on bending laths: review of test procedures and structural analysis approaches applied to timber gridshells. II Latin American Congress of Timber Structures + II Ibero-Latin American Congress of Timber in Construction (CLEM+CIMAD 2017), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Abstract Timber gridshell structures get their shape by curving on site initially straight timber laths. This curving process produces stresses in the laths that can easily reach values close to the allowable ones. These initial bending stresses are partially reduced

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J. Guaita M. (2017) Elastic gridshell prototype made of Eucalyptus globulus: construction and laboratory test. II Latin American Congress of Timber Structures + II Ibero-Latin American Congress of Timber in Construction (CLEM+CIMAD 2017), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Lara-Bocanegra AJ, Majano-Majano A, Ortiz J. Guaita M. (2017) Elastic gridshell prototype made of Eucalyptus globulus: construction and laboratory test. II Latin American Congress of Timber Structures + II Ibero-Latin American Congress of Timber in Construction (CLEM+CIMAD 2017), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Abstract The necessary revision of the construction processes in search of more sustainable solutions leads to the use of high efficiency structural systems and environmen-friendly materials. In this sense, timber gridshells represent a solution of great interest for lightweight roofs