Publications

Submitted

  • Asgari H., T. Tannert, and C. Loss (2021). Block tear-out resistance of CLT panels with large-diameter connectors. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products (submitted in March 2021 – under review)
  • Loss, C. (2021). “Hybrid timber-steel modular assemblies for the next generation of multi-story buildings: A pilot study.” Submitted to the 9th European Conference on Steel and Composite Structures (Eurosteel 2020), Sheffield, UK, September 9th – 11th (submitted in September, 2019 – accepted)

 


Journal publications

2021

20. Asgari H., T. Tannert, M. Ebadi, C. Loss and M. Popovski (2021). Hyperelastic hold-down solution for CLT shear walls. Construction and Building Materials 289: 123173 [DOI

19. Roncari, A., F. Gobbi and C. Loss (2021). Nonlinear static seismic response of a building equipped with hybrid cross-laminated timber floor diaphragms and concentric X-braced steel frames. Buildings SI 11(1): 9. [DOI

2018

18. Loss, C., S. Pacchioli, A. Polastri, D. Casagrande, L. Pozza and I. Smith (2018). Numerical study of alternative seismic-resisting systems for CLT buildings. Buildings 8(11): 162. [DOI

17. Loss, C., T. Tannert and S. Tesfamariam (2018). State-of-the-Art Review of Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Timber Buildings. Construction and Building Materials 191: 481-497. [DOI] 

16. Polastri, A., M. Izzi, L. Pozza, C. Loss and I. Smith (2018). Seismic analysis of hybrid buildings braced with CLT cores and additional CLT shear walls. Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering: 1-20. [DOI]  

15. Connolly, T., C. Loss, A. Iqbal and T. Tannert (2018). Feasibility Study of Mass-Timber Cores for the UBC Tall Wood Building. Buildings 8(8): 98. [DOI] 

14. Loss, C., A. Hossain and T. Tannert (2018). Simple cross-laminated timber shear connections with spatially arranged screws. Journal of Engineering Structures 173: 340-356. [DOI] 

13. Loss, C., S. Rossi and T. Tannert (2018). In-plane stiffness of hybrid steel-cross-laminated timber floor diaphragms. Journal of Structural Engineering 144(8): 04018128. [DOI]  

 

2017

12. Loss, C. and A. Frangi (2017). Experimental investigation on in-plane stiffness and strength of innovative steel-timber hybrid floor diaphragms. Journal of Engineering Structures 138: 229-244. [DOI]  

11. Loss, C. and B. Davison (2017). Innovative composite steel-timber floors with prefabricated modular components. Journal of Engineering Structures 132: 695-713. [DOI] 

 

2016 

10. Loss, C., L. Baldessari and M. Piazza (2016). Experimental investigation on the diaphragm behaviour of steel-timber hybrid floors with a composite CLT slab. (in Italian) STRUCTURAL (L’Edilizia) 208 (28): 1-22. ISSN 2282-3794. [DOI]

9. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2016). Connections for steel-timber hybrid prefabricated buildings. Part II: Innovative modular structures. Construction and Building Materials 122: 796-808. [DOI].

8. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2016). Connections for steel-timber hybrid prefabricated buildings. Part I: Experimental tests. Construction and Building Materials 122: 781-795. [DOI] 

7. Polastri, A., L. Pozza, C. Loss and I. Smith (2016). Structural characterization of multi-storey CLT buildings braced with cores and additional shear walls. New Zealand timber design journal 24 (2): 11-20 (printed version only)

 

2015 and Before

6. Loss, C., L. Farinati, A. Chesani, M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2015). Ultra-light and prefabricated composite steel-timber floors. Numerical-experimental research on the bending behaviour (in Italian). STRUCTURAL (L’Edilizia) 199 (26): 1-14. ISSN 2282-3794. [DOI]

5. Loss, C., D. Zonta and M. Piazza (2013). On estimating the seismic displacement capacity of timber portal-frames. Journal of Earthquake Engineering 17 (6): 879-901. DOI: 10.1080/13632469.2013.779333. [DOI]

4. Loss, C. (2011). Displacement-based seismic design of timber structures (in Italian). STRUCTURAL (L’Edilizia) 169: 58-71. ISSN: 1593-3970 (printed version only).

3. Zanon, P. and C. Loss (2011). Timber structures and the state of Italian standard (in Italian). STRUCTURAL (L’Edilizia) 169: 22-25. ISSN: 1593-3970 (printed version only).

2. Loss, C. (2011). Displacement-based design of Platform Frame multi-storey residential timber buildings (Platform Frame) (in Italian). Progettazione Sismica 1: 49-64. ISSN: 1973-7432. [DOI] 

1. Zonta, D., C. Loss, M. Piazza and P. Zanon (2011). Direct Displacement-Based Design of glulam timber frame buildings. Journal of Earthquake Engineering 15: 491-510. [DOI] 

 


 

Conference Proceedings

2021

32. Shulman, S. and C. Loss (2021). Performance of a grout-reinforced hybrid steel-timber shear connection for mass timber buildings. Proceeding of the CSCE Annual Conference 2021, May 26th – 29th

31. Bottaro, S., D. Owolabi and C. Loss (2021). Vibration Serviceability Performance of Prefabricated Cross-Laminated Timber Steel Rib Composite Floors. Proceedings of the IABSE Congress Ghent 2021, Ghent, Belgium, September 22nd – 24th

30. Bottaro, S., D. Owolabi and C. Loss (2021). Structural performance of prefabricated cross-laminated timber-steel hybrid floor elements. Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Timber Engineering (16WCTE), Santiago, Chile, August 9th – 12th

29. Asgari, H. M. Bita, C. Loss, M. Popovski and T. Tannert (2021). Net-section tension strength of CLT panels. Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Timber Engineering (16WCTE), Santiago, Chile, August 9th – 12th

28. Asgari, H., M. Ebadi, C. Loss, M. Popovski and T. Tannert (2021). Elastomeric Hold-Down For Mass-Timber Shearwalls. Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Timber Engineering (16WCTE), Santiago, Chile, August 9th – 12th

27. Roncari, A., B. V. Feujofack and C. Loss (2021). Modal response spectrum analysis of cross-laminated mid-rise timber buildings equipped with multiple shear slotted-in steel plates connections. Proceedings of the 1st Croatian Conference on Earthquake Engineering (1CroCEE), Zagreb, Croatia, March 22nd – 24th

26. Roncari, A., and C. Loss (2021). Cross-laminated timber buildings equipped with ductile multiple shear slotted-in steel plates connections: proof of concept. Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Timber Engineering (16WCTE), Santiago, Chile, August 9th – 12th

25. Tolotti, S., T. Tannert and C. Loss (2021). Connectors for hybrid cross-laminated timber prefabricated buildings. Proceedings of the 16th World Conference on Timber Engineering (16WCTE), Santiago, Chile, August 9th – 12th

 

2019

24. Tannert, T., C. Loss, M. Popovski and H. Mpidi Bita (2019). Net-section tension and shear strength of in-plane loaded CLT panels. Proceedings of the 2019 International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER) meeting, Tacoma, WA, USA, August 26th – 29th

23. Schuirmann, A., C. Loss, A. Iqbal and T. Tannert (2019). Structural and environmental analyses of tall wood-concrete hybrid system. Proceedings of the 7th CSCE International Specialty Conference on Engineering Mechanics and Materials, Laval, QC, Canada, June 12th – 15th

 

2018

22. Moudgil, M., T. Conelly, C. Loss, A. Iqbal and T. Tannert (2018). Feasibility of cross-laminated timber cores for the UBC tall wood building. Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Timber Engineering (15WCTE), Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 22nd – 23rd

21. Loss, C., F. Gobbi and T. Tannert (2018). Diaphragmatic behaviour of hybrid cross-laminated timber steel floors. Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Timber Engineering (15WCTE), Seoul, Republic of Korea, August 22nd – 23rd

20. Loss, C., and T. Tannert (2018). Hybrid CLT-based advanced modular construction systems for prefabricated buildings. Proceedings of the 40th IABSE Symposium Nantes 2018 – Tomorrow’s Megastructures, Nantes, France, September 19th – 21st

19. Moudgil, M., T. Conelly, C. Loss, A. Iqbal and T. Tannert (2018). Feasibility study of cross-laminated timber cores for the UBC Brock Commons Tallwood House. Proceedings of the 40th IABSE Symposium Nantes 2018 – Tomorrow’s Megastructures, Nantes, France, September 19th – 21st

18. Conelly, T., C. Loss, A. Iqbal and T. Tannert (2018). UBC Brock Commons alternative structural design with mass-timber cores. Proceedings of the 6th CSCE International Structural Specialty Conference, Fredericton, Canada, June 13th – 16th

 

2017

17. Fini, G., L. Pozza, C. Loss and T. Tannert (2017). Design of a “mass-timber” building with different seismic bracing technologies. Proceedings of the “XVII Convegno Nazionale: L’Ingegneria Sismica in Italia (ANIDIS 2017)”, Pistoia, Italy, September 17th – 21st

 

2016

16. Casagrande, D., A. Polastri, T. Sartori, C. Loss and M. Chiodega (2016). Experimental tests for mechanical characterization of timber buildings connections. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Timber Engineering (14WCTE), Vienna, Austria, August 22nd – 25th

15. Polastri, A., C. Loss, L. Pozza and I. Smith (2016). CLT buildings braced with cores and additional shear walls. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Timber Engineering (14WCTE), Vienna, Austria, August 22nd – 25th

14. Polastri, A., L. Pozza, C. Loss and I. Smith (2016). Numerical analyses of high- and medium-rise CLT buildings braced with cores and additional shear wall. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimarães, Portugal, July 27th – 29th

13. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2016). Hybrid wood-based structural systems for multi-storey buildings. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Structures and Architecture, Guimarães, Portugal, July 27th – 29th

 

2015 and Before

12. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2015). Seismic-resistant structure with composite steel-timber floor for social housing (in Italian). Proceedings of the “XXV Giornate italiane della costruzione in acciaio (CTA2015)”, Salerno, Italy, October 1st – 3rd

11. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2015). Innovative construction system for sustainable buildings. Proceedings of the IABSE Geneva Conference 2015. Structural Engineering – Providing Solutions to Global Challenges, Geneva, Switzerland, September 23th – 25th

10. Polastri, A., L. Pozza, C. Loss and I. Smith (2015). Structural characterization of multi-storey CLT buildings braced with cores and additional shear walls. Proceedings of the 2nd International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER) meeting, Šibenik, Croatia, August 24th – 27th

9. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2014). Experimental Tests of Cross-Laminated Timber Floors to be used in Timber-Steel Hybrid Structures. Proceedings of the 13th World Conference on Timber Engineering (13WCTE), Quebec City, Canada, August 10th – 14th

8. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2014). Hybrid steel-timber construction systems for social housing buildings. Paper presented at the “Hybrid2014” Workshop on Exploring the Potential of Hybrid Structures for Sustainable Construction, Freiburg, Switzerland, June 22th – 24th

7. Loss, C., M. Piazza and D. Zonta (2013). A new method to assess the seismic risk of existing wood frame buildings. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures, Trento, Italy, September 4th – 6th

6. Loss, C., M. Piazza and D. Zonta (2013). Seismic design of timber structures with a displacement-based method. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference Structures and Architecture, Guimarães, Portugal, July 24th – 26th

5. Loss, C., M. Piazza, D. Zonta and M. Soraruf (2013). Numerical simulation of the dynamic behaviour of platform frame timber buildings: calibration of a model with equivalent macro-elements (in Italian). Proceedings of the “XV Convegno Nazionale: L’Ingegneria Sismica in Italia (ANIDIS 2013)”, Padova, Italy, 30th June – 4th July

4. Loss, C., M. Piazza and D. Zonta (2012). A direct displacement-based seismic design procedure for timber structures with dowel-type fastener connections. Proceedings of the 15th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (15WCEE), Lisbon, Portugal, September 24th – 28th

3. Loss, C., M. Piazza and D. Zonta (2012). Analytical model to evaluate the equivalent viscous damping of timber structures with dowel-type fastener connections. Proceedings of the 12th World Conference on Timber Engineering (12WCTE), Auckland, New Zealand, July 16th – 19th

2. Loss, C., M. Piazza, D. Zonta and P. Zanon (2009). Direct Displacement-Based Design (DDBD) applied to glulam structures: design displacement calibration (in Italian). Proceedings of the “XIII Convegno Nazionale: L’Ingegneria Sismica in Italia (ANIDIS 2009)”, Bologna, Italy, 28th June – 2th July

1. Zonta, D., M. Piazza, P. Zanon, C. Loss and T. Sartori (2008). Direct displacement-based design of glulam timber frame buildings. Proceedings of the 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering (14WCEE), Beijing, China, October 12th – 17th

 


Conference Abstracts

2019

2. Loss, C. and L. Farinati (2019). Prefabricated modular hybrid timber-based components for the next generation of multi-storey buildings. Presented at the 5th Pacific Timber Engineering Conference (PTEC 2019), Brisbane, Australia, July 10th – 12th

1. Mpidi Bita, H., Loss, C. and T. Tannert (2019). Numerical Optimization of Novel Connections for Cross-laminated Timber Buildings. Presented at the the International Conference on Computational Methods in Wood Mechanics – from Material Properties to Timber Structures, Växjö, Sweden, June 17th – 19th

 


 

Technical Reports

3. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2016). Loading tests on a full-scale prototype of steel-timber hybrid floor (in Italian). In “Live to Live” Project: Research report No 3. University of Trento, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, 195 pp. ISBN: 978-88-8443-692-4. [Link to Report] 

2. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2016). Bending tests on steel-timber floor composite elements (in Italian). In “Live to Live” Project: Research report No 2. University of Trento, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, 362 pp. ISBN: 978-88-8443-691-7. [Link to Report]

1. Loss, C., M. Piazza and R. Zandonini (2016). Experimental characterization of timber-timber and steel-timber connections (in Italian). In “Live to Live” Project: Research report No 1. University of Trento, Department of Civil, Environmental and Mechanical Engineering, 312 pp. ISBN: 978-88-8443-690-0. [Link to Report]

 


 

Books and Chapters in Books

Authored

1. Loss, C., M. Luchetti, M. Piazza and M. Andreolli (2013). Guidelines for the design and the construction supervision of timber buildings in seismic areas (in Italian). Milano: Assolegno-FederlegnoArredo (MADEexpo 2013)

Chapters

5. Piazza, M., P. Zanon and C. Loss (2015). Timber structures. In The state of Earthquake Engineering Research in Italy: the ReLUIS-DPC 2010-2013 Project, edited by G. Manfredi and M. Dolce, 143-172 Napoli (Italy): Doppiavoce. [PDF] 

4. Loss, C., M. Piazza and D. Zonta (2013). Timber structures. In Development in the Field of Displacement-Based Seismic Assessment, edited by T.J. Sullivan and G.M. Calvi, 295-338. Pavia (Italy): IUSS Press, ISBN: 978-88-6198-090-7. [Link]

3. Zanon, P., M. Piazza, D. Zonta and C. Loss (2012). Timber structures. In A Model Code for the Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Structures, DBD12, edited by T. J. Sullivan, M.J.N. Priestley, and G.M. Calvi. IUSS Press. ISBN: 978-88-6198-072-3. [Link]

2. Zanon, P., M. Piazza, D. Zonta and C. Loss (2009). Timber structures. In A Model Code for the Displacement-Based Seismic Design of Structures, DBD09, edited by G.M. Calvi and T.J. Sullivan, 17-20. Pavia: IUSS Press. ISBN: 978-88-6198-038-9 (draft subject to public inquiry). [Link] 

1. Zanon, P., M. Piazza, D. Zonta and C. Loss (2009). Timber structures. In The state of Earthquake Engineering Research in Italy: the ReLUIS-DPC 2005-2008 Project, edited by G. Manfredi and M. Dolce, 155-157, Napoli: Doppiavoce. ISBN: 978-88-8997-214-4. [PDF]


 

Other Publications

4. Loss, C. (2019). Looking towards the next generation of wood-based tall buildings. Branchlines, 30(3): 20-21 [PDF].

3. Loss, C. (2011). Displacement-Based seismic design of timber Structures. PhD thesis, Doctoral School in Engineering of Civil and Mechanical Structural Systems, 2011, University of Trento, Trento, Italy, 250pp. [PDF] 

2. Loss, C. (2009). DDBD for wood frame structures (in Italian). Trentino Industriale (special edition for 50th anniversary, Year 50) 1-2: 77-80 (printed version only)

1. Loss, C. (2007). Direct Displacement-Based Design applied to timber framed structures; Numerical-probabilistic analysis for the development of a design method (in Italian). Master’s thesis, Faculty of Engineering, University of Trento, Italy, 364pp (printed version only)