Lab Publications

Books/book chaptersbiobased composites

Clouston P, Arwade SR, Amini A. Bio-based composites for High-Performance Materials: From Strategy to Industrial Application. Ch. 14: “Modeling and characterization of laminated biobased composites for structural use”. CRC Press. Taylor and Francis Group, 2014, 26p. ISBN 978-1-4822-1448-2

Journal Articles

If your institution doesn’t have access to a particular journal, feel free to request a reprint from clouston@umass.edu.

2015

 

2014

Bamboo culm connection. Photo credit: MUDI architects, Shanghai

Brojan, L., & Clouston, P. L. 2014. “Effect of Plaster type and Loading Orientation on Compression behavior of Straw Bales for Construction.” ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 9, 1645-1652.

Amini A., Arwade SR., Clouston PL, Rattanaserikiat S. 2014. “Characterization and Probabilistic Modeling of the Mesostructure of Parallel Strand Lumber” ASCE. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, in press.

Disén, K. and Clouston P. 2014. “Building with Bamboo: a Review of Culm Connection Technology.” Journal of Green Building, 8(4), 83-93

Yang Z, Clouston P, and Arwade S R. 2014. “Torsional Shear Strength and Size Effect in Laminated Veneer Lumber,” ASTM: Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Vol.3, No. 1, pp. 1–11

2013

Brojan L, Petric A, Clouston P. 2013. A Comparative Study of Brick and Straw Bale Wall Systems from Environmental, Economical, and Energy Perspectives. Journal of Engineering & Applied Sciences8(11)

Clouston P, Quaglia C. 2013. “Experimental Evaluation of Epoxy based Wood-Concrete Composite Floor Systems for Mill Building Renovations.” International Journal of the Constructed Environment, Vol. 3, pp.63-74

Yang Z, Clouston P, Schreyer A. 2013. “Torsional Shear Tests on Laminated Veneer Lumber using a Universal-type Test Machine” ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 25, Iss. 12, pp. 1979 – 1983.

2012

Clouston P, Schreyer A. 2012. “Experimental Evaluation of Connector Systems for Wood Concrete Composite Floor systems in Mill Building Renovations.” International Journal of the Constructed Environment, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp.131-
144

Mahdavi M., Clouston P, Arwade S. 2012. “A Low-technology Approach toward Development of Laminated Bamboo Lumber”, Elsevier: Construction and Building Materials, Vol. 29, pp. 257–262

2011

Mahdavi M, Clouston P, Arwade S. 2011. “Development of Laminated Bamboo Lumber: a review of processing, performance and economic considerations.” ASCE, Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, Vol. 23, No. 7, July 1, pp. 1036-1042