Material Difference
It was only fitting that the design of a center dedicated to the visual arts on the campus of Franklin & Marshall College feature an interplay of materials — from glass and concrete to steel and...

Amusement Industry Geotechnics: The Ups and Downs of Roller Coasters, Ferris Wheels, and Zip Lines
Wooden coasters have existed for over a century, steel coasters about the same. For as long as coasters have been around, so have coaster enthusiasts, some of whom purport the concept of negative g’s....

A World to Live In: An Ecologist’s Vision for a Plundered Planet, By George M. Woodwell. Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2016

Book Review: Climate Change: What's Your Business Strategy? by Andrew J. Hoffman and John G. Woody. Boston: Harvard Business Press, 2008.

Current Programs in American Post-Secondary Wood Design Education
Wood engineering has been a requirement in civil/structural engineering education curricula forcenturies. In 1990, a comprehensive survey was conducted of wood engineering educationprograms...

Book Review: Refabricating Architecture: How Manufacturing Methodologies Are Poised to Transform Building Construction by Stephen Kieran and James Timberlake. New York City: McGraw-Hill, 2004

Wood and Wood-Based Materials: Current Status and Future of a Structural Material
Wood is one of the earliest construction materials, and the structural use of wood and wood-based materials continues to steadily increase. In fact, new wood-based materials continue to...

Measuring Productivity: An Industry Challenge
Is the design and construction industry more productive today than it was a decade ago? Is it matching the achievements in productivity attained by other industries? Are technological...

Book Review: Achieving Results: How to Create Value by Roy Woodhead and James McCuish. London: Thomas Telford Publishing, 2003

Small-Diameter Round Timber Connections
An over stocking of trees having diameters less than 20 cm, as measured 1.52 m off the ground presents a major fire hazard to over 54 million acres of National Forest land. Improving the...

Composites Enhance Timber Bridges
Two relatively new technologies are available for reinforcing or strengthening timber bridges with fiber-reinforced polymers (FRPs). The first consists in reinforcing the tension side...

Structural Lumber from Small-Diameter Western U.S. Softwood Trees
The purpose of this study was to determine the mechanical properties, and corresponding economic value, of dimension lumber produced from selected over-stocked forest stands of small-diameter...

Supply of Large Woody Debris in a Stream Channel

Supply of Large Woody Debris in a Channel Network

Stress Grading of Recycled Lumber and Timber

Inverse Reliability Methods in the Design of Wood Structures

Conventional and Fracture Mechanics Tests for Evaluation of Wood-Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Interfaces

Analysis of Wood Peg Connected Timber Frames

Tomoka River Transmission Line Crossing: Just Another Wood Pole Replacement Project

Simplified Reliability Analysis of Light-Frame Roofs Subject to Uplift Loads

 

 

 

 

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