Publications

Articles Published (2010 – 2015):

  1. Zhou J, Chui YH, Gong M, and Hu L. 2016. Simultaneous measurement of elastic constants of full-size engineering wood-based panels by modal testing. Holzforschung (accepted).
  2. Chen Z, Chui YH, and Doudak G. 2015. Contribution of Type X gypsum wall board to the racking performance of light-frame wood shear walls. ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering. (accepted)
  3. Wang Z, Zhou J, Gong M, Chui YH, and Lu X. 2016. Evaluation of modulus of elasticity of laminated strand lumber by non-destructive evaluation technique. BioResources 11(1): 626-633.
  4. Wang Z, Gong M, and Chui YH. 2015. Mechanical properties of laminated strand lumber and hybrid cross-laminated timber. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 101: 622-627.
  5. Li L, Gong M, Chui YH, and Liu Y. 2015. Modelling of the cupping of two-layer laminated densified wood products subjected to moisture and temperature fluctuations: Model application. Journal of Wood Science and Technology (DOI: 10.1007/s00226-015-0775-z).
  6. Li L, Gong M, Chui YH, and Liu Y. 2015. Modelling of the cupping of two-layer laminated densified wood products subjected to moisture and temperature fluctuations: model development. Journal of Wood Science and Technology (DOI: 10.1007/s00226-015-0774-0).
  7. Yang X, Gong M, and Chui YH. 2015. End reinforcement of wood member using short-cut carbon fibers. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 73(2): 159–165.
  8. Gong M, and Li L. 2014. Overview on use of oriented strand board (OSB) in light frame wood construction. International Wood Industry 44(9): 6-14. (Invited paper in Chinese).
  9. Zhou Q, Gong M, Chui YH, and Mohammad M. 2014. Measurement of rolling shear modulus and strength of cross laminated timber. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 64: 379-386.
  10. Li L, Gong M, Chui YH, and Li D. 2014. Deformation measurement of two-layer laminated wood products by using Matlab image processing method. Measurement 53: 234-239.
  11. Zhou L, Ni C, Chui YH, and Chen Z. 2014. Seismic performance of hybrid building consisting of light wood frame and reinforced masonry core. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. 28(6): p.A4014013.
  12. Chen Z, Chui YH, Ni C, Doudak G, and Mohammad M. 2014. Load distribution in timber structures consisting of multiple lateral load resisting elements with different stiffnesses. ASCE Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities. 28(6): p.A4014011.
  13. Chen Z, Chui YH, Ni C, and Xu J. 2014. Seismic response of midrise light wood-frame buildings with portal frames. ASCE J. Struct. Eng. SPECIAL ISSUE: Computational Simulation in Structural Engineering, 140(8): p.A4013003.
  14. Zhou Q, Gong M, Chui YH, and Mohammad M. 2014. Measurement of rolling shear modulus and strength of downscaled cross laminated timber using bending and two-plate shear tests. Wood and Fiber Science 46(2): 259-269.
  15. Yang X, Gong M, and Chui YH. 2014. Short-term cyclic creep behaviour of CFRP-reinforced wood composites subjected to changing moisture and stress level. BioResources 9(2): 1845-1857.
  16. Rao S, Gong M, Chui YH, and Mohammad M. 2014. Effect of end pressure on performance of structural finger-joined lumber fabricated using a short joint profile. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 72(1): 143-145.
  17. Gong M, Delahunty S, and Chui YH. 2014. Influence of number of finger joints per stud on mechanical performance of wood shearwalls. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 50: 335-339.
  18. Liu Y, Gong M, Li L, and Chui YH. 2014. Width effect on the modulus of elasticity of hardwood lumber measured by non-destructive evaluation techniques. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 50: 276-280.
  19. Peng M, Kershaw JA, Chui YH, and Gong M. 2013. Modelling of tangential, radial and longitudinal shrinkage after drying in jack pine and white spruce. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 43: 742-749.
  20. Li L, Gong M, Chui YH, Schneider M, and Li D. 2013. Measurement of the elastic parameters of densified balsam fir wood in the radial-tangential plane using a digital image correlation (DIC) method. Journal of Materials Science 48(21): 7728-7735.
  21. Li L, Gong M, Yuan N, and Li D. 2013. An optimal thermo-hydro-mechanical densification (THM) process for densifying balsam fir wood. Bioresources 8(3): 3967-3981.
  22. Gong M, Delahunty S, Chui YH, and Li L. 2013. Use of low grade hardwoods for fabricating laminated railway ties. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 41: 73-78.
  23. Li L, Gong M, and Li D. 2013. Evaluation of the kinetic friction performance of modified wood decking products. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 40: 863-868.
  24. Zhou C, Chui YH, and Gong M. 2012. Within-stem variation in wood properties of red pine (Pinus resinosa AIT.). Wood and Fibre Science 44(4): 412-421.
  25. Li L, Gong M, Yuan N, and Li D. 2012. Recovery of mechanically induced residual stresses in densified softwoods created during densification process. Wood and Fibre Science 44(4): 365-373.
  26. Cao Y, Chan F, Chui YH, and Xiao H. 2012. Characterization of flax fibres modified by alkaline, enzyme and steam-heat. BioResources. 7(3):4109-4121.
  27. Rao S, Gong M, Chui YH, and Mohammad M. 2012. Effect of geometric parameters of finger joint profile on ultimate tensile strength of single finger-joined boards. Wood and Fibre Science 44(3): 263-270.
  28. Li L, Gong M, and Li D. 2012. Evaluation of the slip resistance of modified wood decking products. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 35: 440-443.
  29. Li L, Gong M, Smith I, and Li D. 2012. Exploratory study on fatigue behaviour of laterally loaded nailed timber joints based on a dissipated energy criterion. Holzforschung 66(7): 863-869.
  30. Wang BJ, Chui YH. 2012. Manufacturing of LVL using cost-effective resin impregnation ad layup technologies. Wood Sci and Tech. 46(6): 1043–1059.
  31. Wang BJ, Chui YH. 2012. Performance evaluation of PF resin impregnated MPB veneers and LVL. Wood and Fiber Science. 44(1):5-13
  32. Peng M, Wang WC, Ho YC, Chui YH, and Gong M. 2012. Measurement of shrinkage variation in jack pine and white spruce using 3D digital image correlation (DIC). Holzforschung 66(5): 639-643.
  33. Wang Z, Li L, and Gong M. 2012. Dynamic modulus of elasticity and damping ratio of wood-based composites using a cantilever beam vibration technique. Journal of Construction and Building Materials 28: 831-834.
  34. Yang Y, Gong M, Leblon B, and Chui YH. 2011. Linear window correlation: New image processing based approach of strain distribution analysis of wood. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 41(11): 2141-2149.
  35. Peng M, Chui YH, Ho YC, Wang WC, and Zhou Y. 2011. Investigation of shrinkage in softwood using digital image correlation method. Applied Mechanics and Materials. 83:157-161
  36. Biechele T, Chui YH, and Gong M. 2011. Comparison of NDE techniques for assessing mechanical properties of unjointed and finger-jointed lumber. Holzforschung 65(3): 397-401.
  37. Jia D, Muhammad A, Gong M, and Bedane AH. 2010. Modeling of moisture diffusion and heat transfer during softening in wood densification. International Journal of Engineering 4(2): 191-200.
  38. Gong M, Lamason C, and Li L. 2010. Interactive effect of surface densification and post heat-treatment on aspen wood. Journal of Materials Processing Technology 210(2): 293-296.

Refereed conference proceedings (2010-2015):

  1. Gong M, Tu D, Li L, and Chui YH. 2015. Planar shear properties of hardwood cross layer in massive timber panel. Proceedings of the 5th International Scientific Conference on Hardwood Processing, Sept. 15-17, Quebec City, Canada.
  2. Zhou J, and Chui YH. 2015. Influence of boundary conditions on measurement of elastic constants of engineered wood-based panels using modal testing. Proceedings of the 19th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium, Sept 22-25, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  3. Zhang H, Chui YH, Dong C, Huang Y and Li T. 2015. Mechanism and regularity of bending creep behavior of solid wood beam in varying humidity. Proceedings of International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology, June 7-12, Jackson, Wyoming.
  4. Chen Z, Chui YH and Popovski M. 2015. Seismic design and analysis of a 20-Storey demonstration wood building. Proceedings of Structures Congress, ASCE Structural Engineering Institute, April 23-25, Portland, OR.
  5. Zhou Q, Gong M, Chui YH, and Mohammad M. 2014. Effect of growth ring orientation on the rolling shear properties of wooden cross layer under two-plate shear test. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Aug. 10-14, Quebec City, Canada. On Proceedings CD (Paper 261).
  6. Delahunty S, Chui YH, and McCormick M. 2014. Use of double-threaded self-tapping screws for in-situ repair of cracked timber connections. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 537).
  7. Hernandez S, and Chui YH. 2014. Effect of end support conditions on the vibrational performance of cross-laminated timber floors. Proceedings of World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 571).
  8. Zhou J, and Chui YH. 2014. Efficient measurement of elastic constants of cross laminated timber using modal testing. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 316).
  9. Niederwestberg J, and Chui YH. 2014. Characterizing influence of laminate characteristics on elastic properties of single-layer in cross laminated timber. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 449).
  10. Niederwestberg J, Zhou J, and Chui YH. 2014. Influence of boundary conditions in modal testing on evaluated elastic properties of mass timber panels. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 450).
  11. Zhou L, Chui YH, and Ni C. 2014. Seismic performance of mid-rise light wood frame building connected to a stiff core. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 4410.
  12. Zhou L, Chui YH, and Ni C. Hybrid wood-masonry wall test and verification of two-dimensional modeling approach. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 442).
  13. Ni C, Chen Z, and Chui YH. 2014. Performance of shear walls with wood screws under reversed cyclic loading. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 127).
  14. Chen Z, Chui YH, Doudak G, Ni C, and Mohammad M. 2014. An approach for estimating seismic force modification factor of hybrid building systems. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 195).
  15. Chen Z, Chui YH, Mohammad M, Doudak G, and Ni C. 2014. Load distribution in lateral load resisting elements of timber structures. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 288).
  16. Chen Z, Mustafa A, Chui YH, Doudak G, Ni C, and Mohammad M. 2014. Experimental study on the contribution of GWB to the lateral performance of wood shear walls. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 463).
  17. Chen Z, Chui YH, Doudak G, Ni C, and Mohammad M. 2014. Simulation of the lateral drift of multi-storey light wood frame buildings based on a modified macro-element model. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference in Timber Engineering, August 10-14, Quebec City. On Proceedings CD (Paper 462).
  18. Wang Z, Fu H, Chui YH, and Gong M. 2014. Feasibility of using Poplar as cross layer to fabricate cross-laminated timber. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Aug. 10-14, Quebec City, Canada. On Proceedings CD (Paper 520).
  19. Yang X, Gong M, Chui YH, Que Z, and Sun Y. 2014. End reinforcement of wood member using shortcut carbon fibers. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Aug. 10-14, Quebec City, Canada. On Proceedings CD (Paper 194).
  20. Mori T, Nakatani M, Chui YH, Gong M, Isoda H, and Komatsu K. 2014. Pull-out strength properties of lag screw boltconnection in cross laminated timber. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Timber Engineering, Aug. 10-14, Quebec City, Canada. On Proceedings CD (Paper 530).
  21. Zhou J, Niederwestberg J, Chui YH, Hu C. 2014. Determination of elastic constants of cross laminated timber (CLT) by modal testing. Proceeding of the 12th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium, June 4-7, Beijing, China.
  22. Wang Z, Gong M, and Chui YH. 2014. Measurement of modulus of elasticity of laminated strand lumber by the transverse vibration technique. Proceeding of the 12th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium, June 4-7, Beijing, China. On Proceedings CD (Paper 130).
  23. Chui YH and Gong M. 2013. Is accelerated aging a reliable approach to evaluate long term performance of structural adhesives? Proceeding of the International Conference on Wood Adhesives, Oct. 8-11, Toronto, Canada.
  24. Chui YH. 2013. Canadian research to develop seismic and fire resistance design of massive timber construction. Proceedings of 3rd International Symposium on the Industrialized Timber Construction, page 13-17, Pyeongchang, Korea, October 1st, Korea Forest Research Institute, Seoul, Korea.
  25. Chen Z, Ni C, Chui YH, Doudak G, and Mohammad M. 2013. An approach to derive system seismic force modification factor for buildings containing different LLRS’s. Proceedings of CIB-W18 Meeting, Vancouver, Aug 30 - Sept 3. Paper # 46-15-3, University of Karlsruhe, Germany.
  26. Chen Z, Chui YH, Ni C, Doudak G, and Mohammad M. 2013. Influence of diaphragm flexibility on lateral load distribution between shear walls in light wood frame buildings. Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Earthquake Resistant Engineering Structures, July 8 -10, A Coruna, Spain. pp157-166, WIT Press, Southampton, UK.
  27. Chen Z, Chui YH, Ni C. 2013. Seismic performance of mid-rise hybrid light wood frame buildings and influence of diaphragm flexibility. Proceedings of Structures Congress, ASCE Structural Engineering Institute, pp. 1229-1241, May 2-4, Pittsburgh, PA.
  28. Chui YH, Koo K, and Karacabeyli E. 2012. A multi-disciplinary Canadian Research Network to support use of timber in multi-storey and non-residential construction. Proceedings of 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. Paper #80.
  29. Zhou L, Chen Z, Chui YH, Ni C, and Asiz A. 2012. Seismic performance of mid-rise light wood frame structure connected with reinforced masonry core – Preliminary analysis. Proceedings of 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. Paper #136
  30. Khokhar A, Chui YH, and Smith I. 2012. Influence of stiffness of between-joists bracing on vibrational serviceability of wood floors. Proceedings of 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. Paper #193.
  31. Niederwestberg J, and Chui YH. 2012. Evaluation of advanced plate model for predicting structural properties of cross laminated timber. Proceedings of 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. Paper #141.
  32. Hernández S, and Chui YH. 2012. Vibrational performance of cross laminated timber floors – influence of support conditions. Proceedings of 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. Paper #616.
  33. Ni C, Chui YH, Karacabeyli E. 2012. Mechanics-based approach for determining the shear resistances of shearwalls and diaphragms. Proceedings of 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. Paper #142.
  34. Zhou Q, Gong M, Chui YH, and Mohammad M. 2012. Measurement of rolling shear modulus of cross laminated timber: exploratory study using downscaled specimens under variable span bending tests. Proceeding of the International Conference on Bio-based Material Science and Engineering, Oct. 21-23, Changsha, China.
  35. Li L, Gong M, Chui YH, and Schneider MH. 2012. Finite element analysis on the shape change of a two-layer laminated wood product subjected to moisture change. Proceeding of the 55th International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology (USA), Aug. 27-31, Beijing, China.
  36. Milner M, Gong M, Jiang X, and Liu B. 2012. History and hardwood species of HMS Charybdis. Proceeding of the 55th International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology (USA), Aug. 27-31, Beijing, China.
  37. Gong M, Delahunty S, Rao S, and Chui YH. 2012. Development of a material-efficient finger-joint profile for structural finger-joined lumber. Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering, July 16-19, Auckland, New Zealand. On Proceedings CD (Paper 423)
  38. Gong M, Delahunty S, Rao S, and Chui YH. 2011. Adoption of short joint profile for fabricating structural finger-joined lumber. Proceeding of International Symposium on Comprehensive Utilization of Wood Resources, November 24, Lin’an, China.
  39. Li L, Gong M, Chui YH, and Li D. 2011. Finite element modelling of interfacial stresses of asymmetrical laminated wood products subjected to moisture changes. Proceeding of Workshop of mixed numerical and experimental methods applied to the mechanical characterization of bio-based materials, April 27-28, Vila Real, Portugal.
  40. Al Mamun A, Doudak G, Ni C, Mohammad M, Chui YH, and Asiz A. 2011. Alternative bracing systems on light-wood frame buildings. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, June 14 -17, Ottawa, ON. Paper GC-101.
  41. Asiz A, Chui YH, Ni C, Mohammad M, and Doudak G. 2011. Seismic performance of multi-storey light wood frame buildings with hybrid bracing systems. Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Annual Conference, June 14 -17, Ottawa, ON. Paper GC-128.
  42. Asiz A, Chui YH, Doudak G, Ni C, Mohammad M. 2011. Contribution of plasterboard finishes to structural performance of multi-storey light wood frame buildings. Proceedings of The Twelfth East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction, January 26-28, Hong Kong, China. Paper # 178.
  43. Asiz A, Chui YH, Zhou L, and Smith I. 2010. Three-dimensional numerical model of progressive failure in wood light-frame buildings. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 21-24, Lake Garda, Italy. Paper # 525.
  44. Gupta G, Asiz A, and Smith I, and Chui YH. 2010. In-plane and out-of-plane modal responses of timber light-frame wall segments. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 21-24, Lake Garda, Italy. Paper # 629.
  45. Leung T, Asiz A, Chui YH, Hu L, Mohammad M. 2010. Predicting lateral deflection and fundamental natural period of multi-storey wood frame buildings. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 21-24, Lake Garda, Italy. Paper # 141.
  46. Asiz A, Zhou L, and Chui YH. 2010. Characteristics of lumber-to-lumber framing connections in light-frame wood structures. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 21-24, Lake Garda, Italy. Paper # 485.
  47. Wang Q, Chui YH, Ni C, Smith I, and Asiz A. 2010. An empirical model to predict load-slip response of laterally loaded nailed joint. Proceedings of 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 21-24, Lake Garda, Italy. Paper # 142.
  48. Gong M, Rao S, Tian S, Delahunty S, and Chui YH. 2010. Effect of cutting speed, chip load and finger orientation on the ultimate tensile strength of finger joined laminated veneer lumber. Proceedings of the 10th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium, Oct. 5-8, Banff, Alberta, Canada.
  49. Gong M, Delahunty S, and Chui YH. 2010. Racking performance of wood shearwalls consisting of finger-joined studs. Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 20-24, Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy. On Proceedings CD (Paper 347).
  50. Biechele T, Gong M, and Chui YH. 2010. Comparison of NDE techniques for assessing stiffness of finger-jointed Lumber. Proceedings of the 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering, June 20-24, Riva del Garda, Trento, Italy. On Proceedings CD (Paper 337).
  51. Li L, Rao S, and Gong M. 2010. Measurement of sliding coefficients of friction of modified wood products. Proceedings of 11th International Conference on Biocomposites: Transition to green materials, May 2-4, Toronto, Canada. (Poster).