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Researcher: Taoum, A (Dr Assaad Taoum)

Fields of Research

Structural engineering
Timber, pulp and paper
Construction materials
Infrastructure engineering and asset management
Timber engineering
Civil geotechnical engineering
Architectural science and technology

Research Objectives

Metals
Timber materials
Construction materials performance and processes
Cement and concrete materials
Civil construction design
Wood sawing and veneer
Wood products

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A resistivity model for testing unfrozen water content of frozen soil; Cold Regions Science and Technology
Behaviour of locally post-tensioned nail laminated high mass floor panels under serviceability loads; Australian Journal of Structural Engineering
Effect of brucite fibers and early strength agent on cement stabilized macadam in Alpine regions; International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology
Flexural behaviour of locally post-tensioned reinforced concrete beams; Australian Journal of Structural Engineering
Replacement of limestone with volcanic stone in asphalt mastic used for road pavement; Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering
Rolling shear properties of cross-laminated timber made of fibre-managed plantation eucalyptus under short-span bending; Wood Material Science and Engineering
Upgrading steel I-beams using local post-tensioning; Journal of Constructional Steel Research
Using locally pre-stressed reinforcing bars to restore the capacity of severely damaged steel beams; International Journal of Steel Structures
Vibration of suspended solid-timber slabs without intermediate support: assessment for human comfort; Australian Journal of Structural Engineering

Research Projects

Developing Laminated structural elements from fibre-managed plantation hardwood; FWPA - National Institute for Forest Products Innovation (FWPA - NIFPI)

Research Candidate Supervision