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

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

Crespo J, Majano-Majano A, Xavier J, Guaita M. (2018) Determination of the resistance-curve in Eucalyptus globulus through double cantilever beam tests. Materials and Structures, 51(3):77.

Crespo J, Majano-Majano A, Xavier J, Guaita M. (2018) Determination of the resistance-curve in Eucalyptus globulus through double cantilever beam tests. Materials and Structures, 51(3):77.

Abstract The prediction of the fracture behaviour through reliable and practical criteria in the design of structural timber elements and connections has become of great importance and demands a proper fracture characterization of the material. Eucalyptus globulus Labill is envisioned

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, 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