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From Canada to the world: FPInnovations' three-generation floor vibration research and code implementation

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7936
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Cuerrier-Auclair, Samuel
Qian, Cheng
Dale, Angela
Date
January 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Cuerrier-Auclair, Samuel
Qian, Cheng
Dale, Angela
Date
January 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
3 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Design
Floor
Mass timber
Performance
Standards
Vibration
Series Number
InfoNote; 2021 n.2
Language
English
Abstract
FPInnovations’ three-generation floor vibration-controlled design methods in NBCC and CSA O86 ensure market acceptance by consumers. Since 1990, there have been very few consumer complaints. This reinforces the use of wood as a quality building material and contributes to expanding market shares of wood construction in Canada.
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Depuis le Canada vers le reste du monde: Mise en oeuvre de la recherche et développement de troisième génération de FPInnovations sur les vibrations des plancher

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7940
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Cuerrier-Auclair, Samuel
Qian, Cheng
Dale, Angela
Date
Janvier 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Cuerrier-Auclair, Samuel
Qian, Cheng
Dale, Angela
Date
Janvier 2021
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Design
Floor
Mass timber
Performance
Standards
Vibration
Series Number
InfoNote; 2021 n.2
Language
French
Abstract
Comme l'ont démontré le développement et la mise en oeuvre des codes des méthodes de conception de troisième génération pour lutter contre les vibrations des planchers, FPInnovations joue un rôle important au Canada et à l'échelle internationale dans les comités de codes et de normes visant à protéger les consommateurs et l'industrie du bois et contribue à la croissance continue du marché de la construction en bois à l'échelle mondiale.
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WoodST: an advanced modelling tool for fire safety analysis of timber structures

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7943
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Dagenais, Christian
Ni, Chun
Date
January 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Dagenais, Christian
Ni, Chun
Date
January 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Fire
Models
Performance
Timber
Language
English
Abstract
WoodST is capable of calculating heat transfer, charring rate, load-displacement curve as well as the time and mode of failure of timber structures exposed to fire, thus providing a cost-competitive solution for the fire safety analysis of timber structures. This InfoNote briefly introduces the development and verification of WoodST. Two applications of WoodST are also demonstrated.
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WoodST: outil de modélisation avancé pour l'analyse de la sécurité incendie des structures en bois

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7944
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Dagenais, Christian
Ni, Chun
Date
Janvier 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Dagenais, Christian
Ni, Chun
Date
Janvier 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Fire
Models
Performance
Timber
Language
French
Abstract
WoodST est capable de calculer le transfert de chaleur, la vitesse de carbonisation, la courbe charge-déplacement ainsi que le moment et le mode de défaillance des structures en bois exposées au feu, offrant ainsi une solution à coût compétitif pour l'analyse de la sécurité incendie des ossatures en bois. La présente note d’information présente brièvement le développement et la vérification de WoodST. Deux applications de WoodST sont également présentées.
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Advanced industrialized construction to achieve high building energy efficiency

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7950
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
February 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
February 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
6 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Building construction
Energy
Thermal properties
Series Number
InfoNote 2021 N. 5
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Building high energy efficiency has become a must to reduce carbon emission from the built environment and to meet needs of consumers. Industrialized construction provides an effective way to produce highly insulated and airtight building envelopes to achieve superior building performance, such as Net Zero Energy. However, it is important that as other attributes (e.g., seismic, wind, fire, vibration, etc.) are being addressed, further research is needed to develop well rounded building envelope solutions. Meanwhile, improvement may be made in automated production equipment and software to optimize and monetize these solutions.
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Développer la construction industrialisée pour améliorer l'efficacité énergétique des bâtiments

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub7951
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
Février 2021
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
Février 2021
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
6 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Building construction
Energy
Thermal properties
Series Number
InfoNote 2021 N. 5
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
French
Abstract
Il est devenu indispensable de construire des bâtiments à haute efficacité énergétique pour réduire les émissions de carbone dans l’environnement et répondre aux besoins des consommateurs. La construction industrialisée est un bon moyen de produire des enveloppes de bâtiment bien isolées et étanches à l’air et, par le fait même, d’accroître la performance énergétique des bâtiments (p. ex consommation énergétique nette zéro). Cependant, il est important de tenir compte d’autres attributs (p. ex. charges sismiques, vent, feu, vibrations, etc.). Il faudra poursuivre les recherches pour trouver des solutions durables en matière d’enveloppes de bâtiment. Entre-temps, il est possible d’améliorer l’équipement de production automatisée et le logiciel qui l’accompagne afin d’optimiser et de rentabiliser ces solutions.
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Flame spread in concealed mass timber spaces, report to Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd.

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53042
Author
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Report
Physical Description
40 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Fire
Doors
Timber
Resistance
Laminate product
Language
English
Abstract
These concealed or void space cases require installation of elements which represent additional material cost and labour. For wood buildings that rely heavily on prefabrication, these steps can have a significant impact on scheduling. Removing dependence on concrete and gypsum board in certain applications could make wood buildings more cost competitive to similar buildings of steel and concrete and could further enhance the benefits of prefabricated construction.
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Encapsulation of mass timber floor surfaces, report to Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd.

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53043
Author
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Bénichou, Noureddine
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Ranger, Lindsay
Dagenais, Christian
Bénichou, Noureddine
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Report
Physical Description
55 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Wood
Fire
Design
Building code
Floors
Fire tests
Residential construction
Language
English
Abstract
Currently, mass timber building designs commonly incorporate a concrete floor topping. This can improve building accoustics by increasing the mass of the assembly, reduce floor vibration and create a smooth flat surface to install finish flooring on. The installation of concrete requires formwork, pouring and finishing the concrete and time to cure which adds to project schedules. One way to address this is to use mass timber elements that are prefabricated with concrete toppings preinstalled. Replaceing the concrete floor toppings wiht dry alternatives, such as cement board, may also reduce construction timelines, while still ensuring adequate acoustic and vibration performance. Cement board needs only to be screwed in place and can be walked on immediately after installation; this reduction in construction time may reduce overall project costs and help make wood buildings more cost competitive than other types of construction.
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Industrialized construction program. Machining optimization: equipment and software suppliers

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53064
Author
Koo, Kenneth
Lafond, Cassandra
Abasian, Foroogh
Date
September 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Koo, Kenneth
Lafond, Cassandra
Abasian, Foroogh
Date
September 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
3 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Wood construction
Software
Modular construction
Panelized construction
Series Number
Industrialized construction ; 2020
Infonote 2020; n. 10
Language
English
Abstract
In fiscal year 2019-2020, FPInnovations developed an Industrialized Construction Research Roadmap to explore, test and deploy innovative products, technologies, tools, processes and practices that have the potential to enable the transformation of the Canadian wood building industry towards higher levels of industrialized construction. One of the activities currently in progress focuses on the identification of manufacturing equipment and software suppliers.
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Construction moisture management, cross laminated timber

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53068
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
September 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Wang, Jieying
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service
Forestry Innovation Investment
Date
September 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Building systems
Subject
Wetting
Drying
Performance
Water repellents
Series Number
InfoNote 2020 n.8
Language
English
Abstract
Cross-Laminated Timber (CLT) is an engineered mass timber product manufactured by laminating dimension lumber in layers with alternating orientation using structural adhesives. It is intended for use under dry service conditions and is commonly used to build floors, roofs, and walls. Because prolonged wetting of wood may cause staining, mould, excessive dimensional change (sometimes enough to fail connectors), and even result in decay and loss of strength, construction moisture is an important consideration when building with CLT. This document aims to provide technical information to help architects, engineers, and builders assess the potential for wetting of CLT during building construction and identify appropriate actions to mitigate the risk.
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Gestion de l'humidité en construction, bois lamellé-croisé

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53069
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
Septembre 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Wang, Jieying
Date
Septembre 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
6 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Building systems
Subject
Wetting
Drying
Performance
Water repellents
Series Number
InfoNote 2020 n.8
Language
French
Abstract
Le bois lamellé-croisé (CLT) est un produit massif de bois d’ingénierie qui est fabriqué à partir de multiples pièces de bois de dimension assemblées en couches orthogonales avec des adhésifs structuraux. Ce produit est conçu pour des conditions de service sèches et est couramment utilisé pour construire des planchers, des toits et des murs. Comme l’humidification prolongée du bois peut causer des taches, de la moisissure, des variations dimensionnelles excessives (parfois suffisantes pour provoquer la défaillance des attaches), et même la pourriture et la perte de résistance, l’humidité est un facteur important dans la construction avec le CLT. Le présent document a pour but de fournir de l’information technique pouvant aider les architectes, les ingénieurs et les constructeurs à évaluer les risques d’humidification du CLT pendant la construction de bâtiments et à prendre les mesures appropriées pour atténuer ces risques.
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Expanding wood use, trends in non-residential and multi-family construction

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53075
Author
Chamberland, Vincent
Kinuani, Nsimba
Ngo, Austin
Li, Jiayi (Jamie)
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Presentation
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Chamberland, Vincent
Kinuani, Nsimba
Ngo, Austin
Li, Jiayi (Jamie)
Date
March 2020
Material Type
Presentation
Physical Description
36 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Canada
Construction
Markets
United States
Wood
Language
English
Abstract
PowerPoint presentation of March 26, 2020
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Programme de construction industrialisée. Optimisation du procédé de fabrication, fournisseurs d'équipment et de logiciels

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53076
Author
Koo, Kenneth
Lafond, Cassandra
Abasian, Foroogh
Date
Septembre 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Koo, Kenneth
Lafond, Cassandra
Abasian, Foroogh
Date
Septembre 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Wood construction
Software
Modular construction
Panelized construction
Series Number
Industrialized construction ; 2020
Infonote 2020; n. 10
Language
French
Abstract
Au cours de l’exercice 2019-2020, FPInnovations a élaboré une feuille de route pour la recherche sur la construction industrialisée afin d'étudier ses sous-aspects, de mettre à l’essai et de déployer des produits, des technologies, des outils, des pratiques et des processus novateurs susceptibles d’épauler la transformation de l'industrie canadienne de la construction en bois vers des niveaux plus élevés d’industrialisation (construction préfabriquée hors site), et ce, en étroite collaboration avec ses partenaires. Cette feuille de route s'appuie sur une série d'études techniques fondamentales réalisées précédemment.
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An Overview of FPInnovations' industrialized construction program in 2019-2020

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53181
Author
Tung, Dorian P.
Date
June 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Tung, Dorian P.
Date
June 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Wood construction
Modular construction
Panelized construction
Series Number
Industrialized construction ; 2020
Infonote 2020; n.6
Language
English
Abstract
In fiscal year 2019-2020, FPInnovations developed a research roadmap in order to explore, test, and deploy innovative products, technologies, tools, processes, and practices that have the potential to enable the transformation of the Canadian building industry towards higher levels of industrialized construction (prefabricated off-site construction), in close collaboration with its partners.
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Survol du programme 2019-2020 de FPInnovations sur la construction industrialisée

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53182
Author
Tung, Dorian P.
Date
Juin 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Tung, Dorian P.
Date
Juin 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Wood construction
Modular construction
Panelized construction
Series Number
Industrialized construction ; 2020
Infonote 2020; n.6
Language
French
Abstract
Au cours de l’année financière 2019-2020, FPInnovations a élaboré une carte routière techno-logique et de recherche afin d’explorer, mettre à l’essai et assurer le déploiement de produits innovants, de technologies, d’outils, de procédés et de pratiques ayant le potentiel d’appuyer la transformation de l’industrie canadienne de la construction vers un augmentation de son niveau d’industrialisation (préfabrication), en collaboration étroite avec ses partenaires.
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Propriétés dynamiques de bâtiments en bois de grande hauteur soumis à des vibrations causées par le vent

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53184
Author
Cuerrier-Auclair, Samuel
Date
Septembre 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Cuerrier-Auclair, Samuel
Date
Septembre 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Design
Floor
Mass Timber
Performance
Vibration
Series Number
InfoNote; 2020 n.7
Language
French
Abstract
FPInnovations a lancé un projet de recherche pluriannuel pour mesurer les fréquences naturelles et les taux d’amortissement des bâtiments en bois de moyenne et grande hauteur afin d’élargir la base de données et de valider ou d’adapter les équations existantes pour estimer les fréquences naturelles. Deux immeubles de grande hauteur en bois équipés d'un anémomètre et d'accéléromètres sont également surveillés en permanence pour étudier comment le vent excite le bâtiment.
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Effet des paramètres de conception sur la performance vibratoire des planchers massifs en bois

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53013
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Date
Juin 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Date
Juin 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Design
Dowel-laminated timber (DLT)
Floor
Mass Timber
Performance
Vibration
Series Number
InfoNote; 2020 n.5
Language
French
Abstract
La construction massive en bois est un terme générique qui englobe une grande variété de produits du bois épais et lourds, notamment le bois lamellé-croisé (CLT), le bois lamellé-goujonné (DLT), le bois lamellé-cloué et le bois lamellé-collé (GLT). À ce jour, les méthodes de conception à vibrations contrôlées ont surtout été élaborées pour les planchers en CLT.
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Effect of design parameters on mass timber floor vibration performance

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53014
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Date
June 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Hu, Lin J.
Date
June 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building systems
Subject
Design
Dowel-laminated timber (DLT)
Floor
Mass Timber
Performance
Vibration
Series Number
InfoNote; 2020 n.5
Language
English
Abstract
Mass timber is a generic name for a broad range of thick and heavy wood products such as cross-laminated timber (CLT), dowel-laminated timber (DLT), nail-laminated timber (NLT), and gluelaminated timber (GLT), among others. So far, vibration-controlled design methods have been developed mostly for CLT floors.
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Guide sur la biothermie àpartir de biomasse forestière pour les communautés rurales et éloignées de l'Ontario

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52905
Author
Prevost, Glen
Date
Février 2020
Material Type
Guide
Manual
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Prevost, Glen
Contributor
National Resources Canada (NRC)
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
FedNor
Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry
Date
Février 2020
Material Type
Guide
Manual
Physical Description
72 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Biofuel
Bioheat
Biomass
Fuel
Heat
Forestry
Ontario
Research
Wood
Location
Ontario
Language
French
ISBN
9780864885869
ISSN
19250495
Abstract
Ce guide donne de l'information détaillée sur les biocombustibles solides qui sont disponibles en Ontario et sur les systèmes de combustion qui peuvent brûler ces biocombustibles. Les quatre types de biocombustibles solides dont il est question dans ce guide sont le bois de chauffage, les copeaux de bois, les briquettes de bois et les granules de bois. Les trois types de systèmes de combustion sont les poêles, les générateurs d'air chaud et les chadières. Ce guide présente les principales considérations en ce qui concerne l'approvisionnement et l'utilisation de chaque type de biocombustible et système de combustion pour les applications instituttionnelles/commerciales et résidentielles.
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Expanding wood use towards 2025: seismic performance of braced mass timber frames, year 2

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52921
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Popovski, Marjan
Date
February 2020
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Chen, Zhiyong
Popovski, Marjan
Date
February 2020
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
40 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Cross Laminated Timber (CLT)
Performance
Building construction
Building materials
Seismic
Series Number
Expanding wood use towards 2025
Language
English
Abstract
Braced timber frames (BTFs) are one of the most efficient structural systems to resist lateral loads induced by earthquakes or high winds. Although BTFs are implemented as a system in the National Building Code of Canada (NBCC), no design guidelines currently exist in CSA O86. That not only leaves these efficient systems out of reach of designers, but also puts them in danger of being eliminated from NBCC. The main objective of this project is to generate the technical information needed for development of design guidelines for BTFs as a lateral load resisting system in CSA O86. The seismic performance of 30 BTFs with riveted connections was studied last year by conducting nonlinear dynamic analysis; and also 15 glulam brace specimens using bolted connections were tested under cyclic loading.
In the second year of the project, a relationship between the connection and system ductility of BTFs was derived based on engineering principles. The proposed relationship was verified against the nonlinear pushover analysis results of single- and multi-storey BTFs with various building heights. The influence of the connection ductility, the stiffness ratio, and the number of tiers and storeys on the system ductility of BTFs was investigated using the verified relationship. The minimum connection ductility for different categories (moderately ductile and limited ductility) of BTFs was estimated.
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