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5 ply, preservative treated plywood sample

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1563
Author
Morgan, E.K.
Date
October 1985
Edition
38069
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Morgan, E.K.
Contributor
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Date
October 1985
Edition
38069
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
3 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Testing
Preservation
Plywood
Series Number
3-45-68-569
E-197
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Plywood - Preservation - Testing
Plywood - Testing
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The BETH project : a building envelope test hut in coastal British Columbia feasibility study

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4459
Author
O'Connor, J.
Date
February 2001
Edition
41242
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
of a Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) wall drying study under the direction of Professor Eric
Author
O'Connor, J.
Contributor
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Homeowner Protection Office
Date
February 2001
Edition
41242
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
49 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Design
Building construction
Series Number
W-1751
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
A study was performed to determine the feasibility of an outdoor test facility for building envelope materials and components in Vancouver. Test facilities are useful for real-time, real-weather performance assessment of construction materials and assemblies. There are several such facilities in use around the world but none in a climate comparable to that of coastal British Columbia. The feasibility study included a review of existing similar facilities, determination of criteria for a successful Vancouver facility, investigation into research grant opportunities for funding the facility's construction, development of a conceptual design for the facility and its experimental capabilities in order to determine a cost target for fundraising, sampling of a pool of potential paying users of the facility, identification of possible sites and project custodians, and development of a project development plan. The study indicated that the concept for a Vancouver test facility is viable enough to warrant movement into the next phase of project development: handover to a project development team and initiation of fundraising.
Building construction - Durability
Building construction - Design
Buildings - Moisture content
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L'eau et la durabilité : fiche technique sur la performance de la construction à ossature de bois

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub42416
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Société centrale d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Date
April 2000
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Sustainable Construction
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Société centrale d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Date
April 2000
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Moisture content
Wood decay
Series Number
Fact Sheet on Wood in Construction = Fiche technique sur le bois dans la construction
Location
Québec, Québec
Language
French
Abstract
Moisture - Control
Moisture - Prevention
Buildings - Houses - Moisture content
Decay - Prevention
Building construction - Design
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Guidelines for on-site measurement of moisture in wood building materials

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub41280
Author
O'Connor, J.
Date
September 2001
Material Type
Guide
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
O'Connor, J.
Contributor
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Canadian Wood Council
Date
September 2001
Material Type
Guide
Physical Description
1 v.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Process control
Measurement
Materials
Building construction
Series Number
W-1952
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
The objective of this report is to assist those not fully informed in wood moisture measurement technology and, in addition, to provide general guidance with respect to measuring moisture content in field conditions. Field measurements are more variable and complex than measurements in controlled laboratory or industrial conditions, and as a result there are no established practices addressing all aspects of this methodology. This report is not intended to conflict with methods or techniques used by the wood products industry.
Moisture measurement
Building construction - Materials used
Building construction - Process control
Moisture determination
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Improved prediction of seismic resistance of part 9 houses : final report

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub37943
Author
Rainer, J.H.
Ni, Chun
Date
May 2009
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Rainer, J.H.
Ni, Chun
Contributor
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Date
May 2009
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
96 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Design
Building construction
Series Number
W-2636
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
This report of the research project "Improved prediction of seismic resistance of Part 9 Houses" under the CMHC External Research Program consists of a review and assessment of analysis methods; numerical evaluation of current seismic design requirements in Canada; and new formulations for seismic design of conventional wood-frame construction in Canada. The relative performance of three mechanics-based methods is ascertained by comparing the test data of lateral capacities of partially restrained wall specimens having window openings with the predicted results from three calculation methods: Method 1 by Ni and Karacabeyli (2000, 2002) is the simplest to use and gave the most conservative results; Method 2 by Källsner et al., (2001, 2002) is less conservative but more complicated to apply to practical problems, and Method 3 by Källsner and Gurhammar (2005, 2006) gives non-conservative results. The suitability of other methods of analysis, (e.g. SAWS, Drain2D-X) was also examined. Method 1 was chosen as the principal analysis tool for this investigation. The adequacy of the seismic provisions of the CWC 2004 Design Guide and of the proposals for Part 9 of the 2010 NBCC are assessed by the seismic design methods specified in Part 4 of the 2005 NBCC and utilizing the analysis Method 1. Two building types were used: a square building of 15.0 x 15.0 m plan and a rectangular one of 4.8 x 15.0 m, each of 1, 2 and 3 storeys height. The analysis indicates that neither the current CWC Guide nor the proposals for the 2010 NBCC Part 9 meet the seismic requirements of Part 4 of the 2005 NBCC for the higher seismic zones. The discrepancies are particularly pronounced for the shorter side of the rectangular buildings. It must be noted that the buildings studied in this investigation represented worst case scenarios. In reality, wood-frame houses would generally contain more walls than the minimum wall lengths required by the CWC Guide and the proposed NBCC 2010, and thus would possess larger lateral resistance. Following the numerical results of a parametric study of different wall constructions, two new approaches for the seismic provisions of conventional wood-frame construction in Canada are presented, an area-based method, and a method based on percentages of braced wall lengths. Both methods conform substantially to the seismic requirements of Part 4 of the 2005 NBCC. For heavy construction the provisions for 1 and 2 storey buildings give reasonable agreement with those for 2 and 3 storeys of light construction. Additional parameter studies should be carried out for irregular buildings, for heavy wall cladding such as stucco and masonry, and for minimum size of braced wall panels.
Building construction - Design
Building construction - Light-frame
Earthquakes, Effect on building construction
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Improved prediction of seismic resistance of part 9 houses: progress report

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub37875
Author
Rainer, J.H.
Ni, Chun
Date
March 2008
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Rainer, J.H.
Ni, Chun
Contributor
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Date
March 2008
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
20 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Design
Building construction
Series Number
5580
W-2510
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
This Interim Report of the research project "Improved prediction of seismic resistance of Part 9 Houses" under the CMHC External Research Program presents a detailed literature review of research relevant to lateral resistance of conventional wood-frame construction and an assessment of three mechanics-based methods for calculating lateral capacity. The relative performance of the three mechanics-based methods is ascertained by comparing the test data of lateral capacities of partially restrained wall specimens having window openings with the predicted results from the calculation methods. Method 1 by Ni and Karacabeyli (2000, 2002) is the simplest to use and gave the most conservative results; Method 2 by Källsner et al., (2001, 2002) is less conservative but more complicated, and Method 3 by Källsner and Gurhammar (2005, 2006) gives non-conservative results. In the next phase of the project, these mechanics-based methods will be further calibrated against pertinent shake table results from the recent UBC "Earthquake 99" project and from the Forintek – Tongji University tests of conventional wood-frame construction. They will then be employed in the determination of the seismic response of houses as prescribed by the seismic part of the Engineering Guide for Wood Frame Construction published by the Canadian Wood Council.
Earthquakes, Effect on building construction
Building construction - Design
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Des maisons à l'épreuve des tremblements de terrre : fiche technique sur la performance de la construction à ossature de bois

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub39244
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Société centrale d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Date
April 2000
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Sustainable Construction
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Société centrale d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Date
April 2000
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Building Systems
Subject
Building construction
Structural design
Walls
Series Number
Fact Sheet on Wood in Construction
Fiche technique sur le bois dans la construction
Location
Québec, Québec
Language
French
Abstract
Building construction - Design
Earthquakes, Effect on building construction
Walls - Strength
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Sécurité incendie : fiche technique sur la performance de la construction à ossature de bois

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub39243
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Société centrale d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Date
September 2002
Material Type
Pamphlet
Field
Sustainable Construction
Contributor
Forintek Canada Corp.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Société centrale d'hypothèques et de logement (SCHL)
Date
September 2002
Material Type
Pamphlet
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Building construction
Safety
Series Number
Fact Sheet on Wood in Construction
Fiche technique sur le bois dans la construction
Location
Québec, Québec
Language
French
Abstract
Building construction - Design
Safety
Buildings - Fire resistance
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