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The Effect Of Drying On Timber Frame Connections Post...

Timber structures face a unique risk from flooding. Elevations in moisture content due to prolonged wetting will lead to a reduction in the mechanical properties of the building. Despite recent growth of timber construction in the UK and a known...

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Impact Of Moisture And Load On Vertical Movement Of A...

The objective of this study was to assess the relative contributions of wood shrinkage and building dead loads to vertical displacement in the form of height loss for wood-frame structures. Identifying the relative contributions of these factors...

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Wood Structural Panel & Foam Insulation Systems

This study included 2 phases of hygrothermal monitoring in the field of Marine 4 climate zone (Puyllup, Pierce Countym Washington) using the foam-over-sheathing configuration. The Phase 1 study was conducted from February 2012 throught February 2013...