Advanced Research in Timber Systems

Publications

Journal Papers

Zhang, S., Zhou, J., Niederwestberg, J. and Chui, Y. H. (2019) "Effect of end support restraints on vibration performance of cross laminated timber floors: An analytical approach." Engineering Structures 189: 186-194. [Link]

Mirdad, M. A. H. and Chui, Y. H. (2019) "Load-slip performance of Mass Timber Panel-Concrete (MTPC) composite connection with Self-tapping screws and insulation layer." Construction and Building Materials 213: 696-708. [Link

Shen, Y., Huang, D., Chui, Y. H. and Dai, C. (2019) “Fracture of parallel strand bamboo composite under mode I loading: DCB test investigation.” Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. Volume 2019, Article ID 7657234. [Link]

Wang, X., Zhou, A., Zhao, L. and Chui, Y. H. (2019) “Mechanical properties of wood columns with rectangular hollow cross section made of Spruce-Pine-Fir lumber under Compression”. Construction & Building Materials 214: 133-142. [Link]

Huang, Z., Huang, D., Chui, Y. H. and Chen, Z. (2019) “A bi-linear cohesive law-based model for Mode II fracture analysis: Application to ENF test for unidirectional fibrous composites.” Engineering Fracture Mechanics 213:131-141. [Link]

Huang, Z., Chen, Z., Huang, D. and Chui, Y. H. (2019) “Cyclic loading behavior of an innovative engineered bamboo-steel hybrid connection” Journal of Building Engineering 24: 100754 [Link]

Gong, M., Li, L. and Chui, Y. H. (2019) “Evaluation of bond strength of cross-laminated LSL specimens under short-span bending test.” Holzforschung 73(8): 789-795. [Link]

Khokhar, A., Chui, Y. H. and Smith, I. (2019) “Influence of between-joists bridging elements on static and dynamic response of wood joisted floors.” Engineering Structures 188:362-368. [Link]

Zhou, L., Chui, Y. H. and Ni, C. (2019) “Numerical study on seismic force modification factors of hybrid light wood frame structures connected to a stiff core.”  Engineering Structures 183: 874-882. [Link]

Niederwestberg, J., Zhou, J. and Chui, Y. H. (2018) “Comparison of Theoretical and Laboratory Out-of-Plane Shear Stiffness Values of Cross Laminated Timber Panels.” Buildings 8(10), 146. [Link]

Niederwestberg, J., Zhou, J. and Chui, Y. H. (2018) “Mechanical properties of innovative multi-layer composite laminated panels.” Buildings 8(10), 142. [Link]

Huang, D., Sheng, B., Shen, Y. and Chui, Y. H. (2018) “An analytical solution for double cantilever beam based on elastic-plastic bilinear cohesive law: Analysis for mode I fracture of fibrous composites.” Engineering Fracture Mechanics 193: 66-76. [Link]

Zhou, L., Chui, Y. H. and Ni, C. (2018) “Influence of middle member thickness on properties of double-shear nail joints.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering 144(8): 04018109. [Link]

Zhou, J., Chui, Y. H., Gong, M. and Hu, L. (2017) “Comparative Study on Measurement of Elastic Constants of Wood-based Panels using Modal Testing: Choice of Boundary Conditions and Calculation Methods.” Journal of Wood Science 63(5): 523-538. [Link]

Chen, Z. and Chui, Y. H. (2017) “Lateral load resisting system using mass timber for high-rise buildings.” Frontier Built Environment, Volume 3: Article 40. [Link]

Wang, Z., Fu, H., Gong, M., Luo, J., Dong, W., Wang, T. and Chui, Y. H. (2017) “Planar shear and bending properties of hybrid CLT fabricated with lumber and LVL.” Construction & Building Materials 151: 172–177. [Link]

Dong, C., Yang, Y., Zhang, H., Chui, Y. H. and Chen, T. (2017) “Modelling and experimental validation of elastic modulus of Pinus Yunnanensis exposed to high relative humidity.” Wood Science & Technology 51(5):1015-1031. [Link]

Lafontaine, A., Chen, Z., Doudak, G. and Chui, Y. H. (2017) “Lateral behaviour of light wood-frame shearwalls with gypsum wall board.” ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering 143(8): 04017069. [Link]

Zhou, J., Chui, Y. H., Gong, M. and Hu, L. (2017) “Elastic properties of full-size mass timber panels: Characterization using modal testing and comparison with model predictions.” Composites Part B 112: 203–212. [Link]

Conference Papers

Daneshvar, H., Niederwestberg, J., Dickhof, C., Letarte, J. P., and Chui, Y. H.  (2019). “Cross Laminated Timber Shear Walls in Balloon Construction: Seismic Performance of Steel Connections”, Proceeding of Modular and Offsite Construction Conference (MOC), May 21-24, Banff, AB, Canada. [Link]

Daneshvar, H., and Chui, Y. H.  (2019). “Disproportionate Collapse Mitigation in Tall Mass Timber Buildings”, Proceeding of  Modular and Offsite Construction Conference (MOC), May 21-24, Banff, AB, Canada. [Link]

Zhang, L. and Chui, Y. H. (2019). “Numerical Study of the Geometry Effect of Notched Connections in Mass Timber Panel - Concrete Composite Floors.” Proceeding of Modular and Offsite Construction (MOC), May 21-24, Banff, AB, Canada. [Link]

Zhang, S., Chui, Y. H., Joo, D., Letarte, J. P., and Dalcastagne, L. (2019). "Development of Rigging System for Prefabricated Wood I-Joist Floor Panels", Modular and Offsite Construction (MOC), May 21-24, Banff, AB, Canada. [Link]

Zhang, S., Chui, Y. H. and Joo, D. (2019). "Lateral Performance of Panel-to-Panel Connections in Panelized Wood I-Joists Floor Systems", Modular and Offsite Construction (MOC), May 21-24, Banff, AB, Canada. [Link]

Hu, L., Chui, Y. H., Hamm, P., Toratti, T., and Orskaug, T. (2018). “Development of ISO Baseline Vibration Design Method for Timber Floors.” Proceeding of World Conference on Timber Engineering, Korea National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul.

Mirdad, M. A. H., and Chui, Y. H. (2018). “Behaviour of Mass Timber Panel-Concrete Connections with Inclined Self-Tapping Screws and Insulation Layer.” Proceeding of World Conference on Timber Engineering, Korea National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul.

Niederwestberg, J., Zhou, J., and Chui, Y. H. (2018). “Strain Distribution of 5-Layer Composite Laminated Panels Using DigitalImaging Correlation Technique.” Proceeding of World Conference on Timber Engineering, Korea National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul.

Niederwestberg, J., Zhou, J., Chui, Y. H., and Gong, M. (2018). “Shear Properties of Innovative Multi-Layer Composite Laminated Panels.” Proceeding of World Conference on Timber Engineering, Korea National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul. 

Zhao, R., Joyce, T., and Chui, Y. H. (2018). “Reliability Analysis of Load-carrying Capacity for Connections Consisting of Inclined Self-tapping Screws.” Proceeding of World Conference on Timber Engineering, Korea National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul.

Zhou, J., Niederwestberg, J., Chui, Y. H., and Gong, M. (2018). “Bending Properties of Innovative Multi-Layer Composite Laminated Panels.” Proceeding of World Conference on Timber Engineering, Korea National Institute of Forest Science, Seoul.

Thesis

Zhou, J. (2018). “Simultaneous Measurement of Elastic Constants of Engineered Wood-based Panels by Modal Testing.” Doctor of Philosophy, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton [Link]

Niederwestberg, J. (2019). "Influence of Laminate Characteristics on Properties of Single-layer and Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Panels." Doctor of Philosophy, University of New Brunswick, Fredericton 

Spasojevic, M. (2019). "Structural and Hygrothermal Performance of Light Wood-Frame Walls with Insulated Sheathing." Master of Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton.