Publication

Journal Papers:

2021

  • Chang W, Chang W-S, Yan W & Huang H. Predicting the human-induced vibration of cross laminated timber floor under multi-person loadings. Structures. 29: 65-78. 

2020

  • Zhang C, Harris R & Chang W-S.  Strain distribution of self-tapping screw-reinforced dowel-type connections. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering — ASCE. 32(1): 04019319. View this article in WRRO.
  • Huang H, Yao Z & Chang W-S. Practice and exploration of teaching timber structure abroad in summer school (in Chinese). Journal of Architectural Education in Institutes of Higher Learning (高等建筑教育). 29(4). 122-130. View this article.
  • Huang H, Zhu YZ & Chang W-S. Comparison of bending fatigue of NiTi and CuAlMn shape memory alloy bars. Advances in Materials Science and Engineering. Article ID 8024803. View this article.
  • Huang H, Yan G & Chang W-S. Human-induced vibration of cross-laminated timber (CLT) floor under different boundary conditions. Engineering Structures. 204: 110016. View this article in WRRO.
  • Huang H & Chang W-S. Re-tuning an off-tuned tuned mass damper by adjusting temperature of shape memory alloy: Exposed to wind action. Structures. 25:180-189. View this article in WRRO.
  • Zhang C., Harris R & Chang W-S. Self-tapping screws as reinforcement on single-dowel connections with artificial cracksProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and Buildings. (Accepted). 
  • Huang H, Wang C & Chang W-S. Reducing human‐induced vibration of cross‐laminated timber floor—Application of multi‐tuned mass damper system. Structural Control and Health Monitoring. (Accepted)
  • Huang H, Masalam K & Chang W-S. Adaptive tuned mass damper with shape memory alloy for seismic application. Engineering Structures. 223: 111171. View this article in WRRO.

2019

  • Ong C, Ansell M, Chang W-S & Walker P. Bending Properties of Finger-jointed Malaysian Dark Red Meranti. International Wood Products Journal. 10(2): 49-54.
  • Zhang C, Guo H, Jung K, Harris R & Chang W-S. Screw reinforcement on dowel-type moment-resisting connection with cracks. Construction and Building Materials. 215: 59-72. View this article in WRRO.
  • Xie W, Wang T-H & Chang W-S. Static behaviour of Two-Tiered Dou-Gong system reinforced by super-elastic alloyProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Engineering History and Heritage. 172(4): 164-173. View this article in ICE website.
  • Zhang C, Jung K, Harris R & Chang W-S. Drive-in torque for self-tapping screws into timberProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Construction Materials. (Accepted) View this article in WRRO
  • Zhang C, Guo H, Jung K, Harris R & Chang W-S. Using self-tapping screw to reinforce dowel-type connection in a timber portal frame. Engineering Structures. 178: 656-664 View this article in WRRO 

2018

  • Huang P, Chew Y, Chang W-S, Ansell M, Lawrence M, Latif E, Shea A, Ormondroyd G & Du H. Heat and moisture transfer behaviour in Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) based panels. Construction and Building Materials. 166:35-49 View this article in WRRO
  • Ong C, Chang W-S, Ansell M, Brandon D, Sterley M & Walker P. Bench-scale fire tests of Dark Red Meranti and Spruce finger joints in tension. Construction and Building Materials. 168:257-265 View this article in WRRO
  • Yeo S, Komatsu K, Hsu M-F, Chung Y-L & Chang W-S. Structural behaviour of traditional Dieh-Dou timber main frame. International Journal of Architectural Heritage: conservation, analysis, and restoration. (Accepted) View this article in WRRO
  • Xie W, Araki Y & Chang W-S. Enhancing the Seismic Performance of Historic Timber Buildings in Asia by applying Super-Elastic Alloy to a Chinese Complex Bracket System. International Journal of Architectural Heritage: conservation, analysis, and restoration. (Accepted) View this article in WRRO
  • Chung Y-L, Yeo S, Chang W-S & Hsu M-F. Flexible performance of traditional timber joints with various joint distances. International Journal of Computational Methods and Experimental Measurements. (Accepted) View this article in WRRO
  • Huang P, Chang W-S, Ansell MP, Bowen CR, Chew JYM & Adamaki V. Thermal and hygroscopic expansion characteristics of bambooProceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Structures and BuildingsView this article in WRRO
  • Jung K, Shirai T, Chang W-S & Suzuki Y. Development of Thin Wood Bending Teaching Materials in Technological Education in a Japanese Junior High School. International Journal of Environment & Science Education. 13(2), 187-199. [Paper download]
  • Huang H & Chang W-S. Application of pre-stressed SMA-based tuned mass damper to a timber floor system. Engineering Structures. View this article in WRRO
  • Breton C, Blanchet P, Amor B, Beauregard R & Chang W-S. Assessing the Climate Change Impacts of Biogenic Carbon in Buildings: A Critical Review of Two Main Dynamic Approaches. Sustainability. 10(6), 2020-2050. View this article in WRRO
  • Yin X,  Lawrence M, Maskell D & Chang W-S. Construction and monitoring of experimental straw bale building in northeast China. Construction and Building Materials. View this article in WRRO

2017

  • Solarino F, Giresini L, Chang W-S & Huang H. Experimental Tests on a Dowel-Type Timber Connection and Validation of Numerical Models. Buildings, 7(4). View this article in WRRO
  • Reynolds T, Foster R, Bregulla J, Chang W-S, Harris R & Ramage M. Lateral-Load Resistance of Cross-Laminated Timber Shear Walls. Journal of Structural Engineering, 143(12). View this article in WRRO
  • Huang H & Chang W-S. Seismic resilience timber connection-adoption of shape memory alloy tubes as dowels. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 24(10), e1980-e1980. View this article in WRRO
  • Huang P, Latif E, Chang W-S, Ansell MP & Lawrence M. Water vapour diffusion resistance factor of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo). Construction and Building Materials, 141, 216-221. View this article in WRRO
  • Wang T, Trujillo O, Chang W & Deng B. Encoding bamboo’s nature for freeform structure design. International Journal of Architectural Computing, 15(2), 169-182. View this article in WRRO
  • Huang P, Pickering SG, Chang W-S, Ansell MP, Chew JYM & Shea A. Thermal diffusivity measurement of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by the flash method. Holzforschung, 71(4), 349-354. View this article in WRRO
  • Guo H, Liu Y, Chang W-S, Shao Y & Sun C. Energy Saving and Carbon Reduction in the Operation Stage of Cross Laminated Timber Residential Buildings in China. Sustainability, 9(2), 292-292. View this article in WRR
  • Huang H, Chang W-S & Mosalam KM. Feasibility of shape memory alloy in a tuneable mass damper to reduce excessive in-service vibration. Structural Control and Health Monitoring, 24(2). View this article in WRRO
  • Huang P, Chang W-S, Ansell MP, John CYM & Shea A. Porosity estimation of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computed tomography and backscattered electron imaging. Wood Science and Technology, 51(1), 11-27. View this article in WRRO

2016

  • Huang P, Zeidler A, Chang W-S, Ansell MP, Chew YMJ & Shea A. Specific heat capacity measurement of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by differential scanning calorimetry. Construction and Building Materials, 125, 821-831. View this article in WRRO
  • Liu Y, Guo H, Sun C & Chang W-S. Assessing Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) as an Alternative Material for Mid-Rise Residential Buildings in Cold Regions in China—A Life-Cycle Assessment Approach. Sustainability, 8(10), 1047-1047. View this article in WRRO
  • Yeo SY, Hsu M-F, Komatsu K, Chung Y-L & Chang W-S. Shaking Table Test of the Taiwanese Traditional Dieh-Dou Timber Frame. International Journal of Architectural Heritage, 10(5), 539-557. View this article in WRRO
  • Chang W-S & Araki Y. Use of shape-memory alloys in construction: a critical review. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Civil Engineering, 169(2), 87-95. View this article in WRRO
  • Bradley AC, Chang WS & Harris R. The effect of simulated flooding on the structural performance of light frame timber shear walls – An experimental approach. Engineering Structures, 106, 288-298. View this article in WRRO

2015

  • Chang W-S. Repair and reinforcement of timber columns and shear walls – A review. Construction and Building Materials, 97, 14-24. View this article in WRRO
  • Huang P, Chang W-S, Ansell MP, Chew YMJ & Shea A. Density distribution profile for internodes and nodes of Phyllostachys edulis (Moso bamboo) by computer tomography scanning. Construction and Building Materials, 93, 197-204. View this article in WRRO
  • Bradley A, Chang W-S & Harris R. The effect of drying on timber frame connections post flooding. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Construction Materials, 168(3), 144-157. View this article in WRRO
  • Reynolds T, Harris R, Chang W-S, Bregulla J & Bawcombe J. Ambient vibration tests of a cross-laminated timber building. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Construction Materials, 168(3), 121-131. View this article in WRRO
  • Chang W & Nearchou N. Hot-Pressed Dowels in Bonded-in Rod Timber Connections. Wood and Fiber Science, 47(2), 199-208.

2014 & before

  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2014. Nonlinear pre-yield modal properties of timber structures with large-diameter steel dowel connections. Engineering Structures, 76, 235-244.
  • Harris R, Chang W-S, Walker P & Shanks J. 2014. Research into traditional timber joints. Context : Journal of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, 134, 39-42.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2014. Stiffness of dowel-type timber connections under pre-yield oscillating loads. Engineering Structures, 65, 21-29.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2013. An analytical model for embedment stiffness of a dowel in timber under cyclic load. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 71(5), 609-622.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2013. Viscoelastic embedment behaviour of dowels and screws in timber under in-service vibration. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 71(5), 623-634. 
  • Trujillo DJA, Ramage M & Chang W-S. 2013. Lightly modified bamboo for structural applications. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers – Construction Materials, 166(4), 238-247.
  • Murakami S, Chang W-S, Komatsu K, Araki Y, Shrestha K, Omori T & Kainuma R. 2013. Potential to use shape memory alloy in timber dowel-type connection. Wood and Fiber Science, 45(3), 330-334.
  • Murakami S, Kitamori A, Jung K, Chang W-S & Komatsu K. 2012. Prediction of Reinforcement Effect by Screw on Triangular Embedment Perpendicular to the Grain with Variation of Screw Locations. Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 02(03), 167-173.
  • Chang W-S, Hsu M-F & Komatsu K. 2012. A new proposal to reinforce planked timber shear walls. Journal of Wood Science, 57(6), 493-500. 
  • Chang W-S, Thomson A, Harris R, Walker P & Shanks J. 2011. Development of All-Wood Connections with Plywood Flitch Plate and Oak Pegs. Advances in Structural Engineering, 14(2), 123-131. 
  • Hadi M, Murakami S, Kitamori A, Chang W-S & Komatsu K. 2010. Performance of Shear Wall Composed of LVL and Cement Fiber Board Sheathing. Journal of Asian Architecture and Building Engineering, 9(2), 463-469.
  • Jung K, Murakami S, Kitamori A, Chang W-S & Komatsu K. 2010. Improvement of glued-in-rod joint system using compressed wooden dowel. Holzforschung, 64(6).
  • Chang W-S, Shanks J, Kitamori A & Komatsu K. 2009. The structural behaviour of timber joints subjected to bi-axial bending. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, 38(6), 739-757.
  • Shanks JD, Chang W-S & Komatsu K. 2008. Experimental study on mechanical performance of all-softwood pegged mortice and tenon connections. Biosystems Engineering, 100(4), 562-570.
  • Chang W-S & Hsu M-F. 2007. Rotational performance of traditional Nuki joints with gap II: the behavior of butted Nuki joint and its comparison with continuous Nuki joint. Journal of Wood Science, 53(5), 401-407.
  • Chang W-S, Komatsu K, Hsu M-F & Chen W-J. 2007. On mechanical behavior of traditional timber shear wall in Taiwan I: background and theory derivation. Journal of Wood Science, 53(1), 17-23.
  • Chang W-S, Hsu M-F, Komatsu K & Chen W-J. 2007. On mechanical behavior of traditional timber shear wall in Taiwan II: simplified calculation and experimental verification. Journal of Wood Science, 53(1), 24-30.
  • Chang W-S, Hsu M-F & Komatsu K. 2006. Rotational performance of traditional Nuki joints with gap I: theory and verification. Journal of Wood Science, 52(1), 58-62.
  • Chang W-S & Hsu M. 2005. Mechanical characteristics of traditional Go-Dou and Stepped dovetail timber connections in Taiwan. Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 20(1), 61-71. 
  • Chang W-S, Chen C & Hsu M. 2004. Examining Types of Timber Joints in Traditional Chuan-Dou Timber Frame by Stress Wave Method. Journal of Architecture, 50, 1-13.

 

Conference papers

2018

  • Peng Q, Chang W-S & Ormondroyd G. Chemical Composition and Mechanical Behaviour Change on New and Ancient Pine (Pinus Densiflora) During Heat-Treatment in Vacuum and Air. Timber 2018. London, UK.
  • Ong C, Ansell M, Chang W-S & Walker P. Bending Properties of Finger-jointed Malaysian Dark Red Meranti. Timber 2018. London, UK.
  • Ida M & Chang W-S. The Effect of Self-Tapping Screw Reinforcement on Moisture Induced Stresses in Dowel-Type Connections. 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Seoul, Korea.
  • Zhang C, Chang W-S & Harris R. Self-Tapping Screws as Reinforcement on L-Shape Dowel-Type Timber Connection2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Seoul, Korea.
  • Huang H & Chang W-S. Reducing Footfall Induced Vibration in the Timber Floor System Using a Pre-Stressed Shape Memory Alloy-Based Tuned Mass Damper2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Seoul, Korea.
  • Liu Y & Chang W-S. The Energy Saving Potential with Hybrid Timber Concrete Building System For Domestic Buildings in Regions of Different Climate with Life Cycle Assessment. 2018 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Seoul, Korea.

2017

  • Breton C, Blanchet P, Beauregard R & Chang W-S. Unveiling the Climate Change Mitigation Potential of a Mid-Rise Timber Building Using a Dynamic LCA Approach. The LCA XVII , New Hampshire, USA.

2016

  • Ong C, Chang W-S, Brandon D & Walker P. Fire performance of hardwood finger joints. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Xie W & Chang W-S. Employing super-elastic alloy to enhance the damping and re-centering capacity of a single bracket unit in traditional temples in AsiaThe World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Hein C, Kaluzni L, Twohig B & Chang W-S. Global stability of high-rise timber buildings. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Zhang C, Chang W-S & Harris R. Investigation of thread configuration of self-tapping screws as reinforcement for dowel-type connection. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Huang H & Chang W-S. A novel timber dowel-type connection using shape memory alloyThe World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria
  • Feldmann A, Huang H, Hein C & Chang W-S. Dynamic properties of tall Timber Structures under wind-induced Vibration. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Wu J, Li M, Xu H & Chang W-S. Learning by doing: A joint studio experiment on the theme of timber building designThe World Conference on Timber Engineering 2016. Vienna, Austria.
  • Reynolds T, Feldmann A, Ramage M, Chang W-S, Harris R & Dietsch P. Design Parameters for Lateral Vibration of Multi-Storey Timber Buildings. The International Network on Timber Engineering Research. Graz, Austria. View this article in WRRO
  • Chang W-S, Huang H & Harris R. Design of timber floor for vibration: some design and test questionsThe International Network on Timber Engineering Research. Graz, Austria.

2015

  • Huang H, Xie W & Chang W-S. Materials characterisation of NiTi and CuAIMn shape memory alloy bars under dynamic bending. International Conference on Shape Memory and Superelastic Technologies. Oxford, UK.

2014 & before

  • Chang W-S, Reynolds T, Harris R & Mosalam K. 2014. Using smartphone to identify dynamic characteristics of timber bridges. COST – Timber Bridges Conference 2014. Biel, Switzerland.
  • Bradley A, Chang W-S & Harris R. 2014. The effect of drying condition on post flooding mechanical properties of timber shear walls. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2014. Quebec, Canada.
  • Harris R & Chang W-S. 2014. Teaching timber engineering. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2014. Quebec, Canada.
  • Huang P, Chang W-S, Ansell M, Chew J, Shea A, Zeidler A & Pickering S. 2014. Heat transfer simulation and experimental studies of bamboo in radial direction. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2014. Quebec, Canada.
  • Reynolds T, Bolmsvik Å, Vessby J, Chang W-S, Harris R, Bawcombe J & Bregulla J. 2014. Ambient vibration testing and modal analysis of multi-storey cross laminated timber buildings. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2014. Quebec, Canada.
  • Yeo SY, Hsu MF, Komatsu K, Chung YL & Chang WS. 2014. Damage behaviour of Taiwanese traditional Dieh-Dou timber frame. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2014. Quebec, Canada.
  • Yeo SY, Hsu MF, Komatsu K & Chang WS. 2013. Dynamic characteristics of Taiwanese traditional Dieh-Dou timber structures. Structural Studies, Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture XIII. New Forest, UK.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2013. In-service dynamic stiffness of dowel-type connections. The CIB – W18 Meeting Forty-Six. Vancouver, Canada.
  • Chang W-S, Wakita T, Kitamori A, Komatsu K, Kataoka Y & Hsu M-F. 2012. Dynamic properties of an old complex bracket set in an oriental temple. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2012. Dynamic stiffness and damping of dowel-type connections for timber structures under service conditions. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2012. Dynamic behaviour of timber perpendicular to the grain in dowel-type connections. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2012. Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Reynolds T, Harris R & Chang W-S. 2011. Dynamic Response of Tall Timber Buildings to Wind Loading. IABSE-IASS 2011. London, UK.
  • Yeo S, Chang W-S, Hsu M-F & Komatsu K. 2011. The structural behaviour of timber joints subjected to uni-axial bending – using Taiwanese traditional Die-dou timber frame as a case study. The East Asian Architectural Culture International Conference. Singapore.
  • Yeo S, Chang W & Hsu M-F. 2011. Life cycle assessment of timber components in Taiwan traditional temples. The 12th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction. Hong Kong, China.
  • Kiatmori A, Jung K, Hassel I, Chang W-S, Komatsu K & Suzuki Y. 2010. Mechanical analysis of lateral loading behaviour on Japanese traditional frame structure depending on the vertical load. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010. Trentino, Italy.
  • Chang W-S & Komatsu K. 2010. Experiment on traditional timber connections subjected to bi-axial bending. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010. Trentino, Italy.
  • Chang W-S & Hsu M-F. 2010. Full-scale experiment on reinforced Taiwanese traditional timber frames. The World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010. Trentino, Italy.
  • Jung K, Murakami S, Kitamori A, Chang W-S & Komatsu K. 2010. GIR 接合部用引張ダボとしてのスギ圧縮材の利用に関する研究. The 60 Annual meeting of Japanese Wood Research Society. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Hsu M-F, Yeo S & Chang W-S. 2010. A Preliminary Research on the Life Cycle of Historic Timber Buildings in Taiwan – using ten traditional temples as a case study. The 60 Annual meeting of Japanese Wood Research Society. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Chang W-S, Jung K, Kitamori A, Hsu M-F & Komatsu K. 2010. Experimental study of structural behaviour of Kumimono in Taiwanese traditional temple under varying vertical loadThe 60 Annual meeting of Japanese Wood Research Society. Tokyo, Japan.
  • Chang W-S. 2009. Reinforcement of traditional timber shear walls. The 1st International Symposium of Indonesian Wood Research Society. Bogor, Indonesia. 
  • Thomson A, Harris R, Walker P, Ansell M & Chang W-S. 2009. Contemporary metal free dowel connections for timber structures. The 11th International Conference on Non-conventional Materials and Technologies (NOCMAT 2009). Bath, UK.
  • Chang W-S, Thomson A, Walker P & Harris R. 2009. Optimization of the all-wood pegged beam-to-beam timber connectionsThe 11th International Conference on Non-conventional Materials and Technologies (NOCMAT 2009). Bath, UK.
  • Chang W-S, Hsu M-F & Lo M. 2008. Full-scale experiment on traditional timber frames of Taiwan. World Conference on Timber Engineering 2008. Miyazaki, Japan.
  • Tseng Y-J, Chen T-H, Wu T-C, Hsu M-F & Chang W-S. 2006. The Space Information of Traditional Dei-dou Timber Frames in Taiwan and Their ApplicationsWorld Conference on Timber Engineering 2006. Oregon, USA.
  • Chang W-S, Hsu M-F & Chen W-J. 2006. Experimental Study on Traditional Wooden Shear Walls in TaiwanWorld Conference on Timber Engineering 2006. Oregon, USA.
  • Chang W-S & Hsu M-F. 2005. Evaluation of Rotational Performance of Traditional Nuki Joint. The 55th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society. Kyoto, Japan.
  • Chang W, Hsu M-F & Chen C-J. 2004. Estimating Rotational Stiffness of Timber Joints by Using Fractional Factorial Experiments Combined with Computer Simulation. The 8th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Helsinki, Finland.
  • Chen C-J, Chang W-S & Hsu M-F. 2002. The Feasibility of Non-destructive Investigations on Structural Assessment of Historic Buildings in Taiwan. The 7th World Conference on Timber Engineering. Shah Alam, Malaysia.