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Influence of test procedure on timber wall racking performance. (2016)
Journal Article
Coste, G., Kermani, A., Porteous, J., Murray, D., & Dhonju, R. (2016). Influence of test procedure on timber wall racking performance. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Structures and buildings, 169(12), 925-934. https://doi.org/10.1680/jstbu.15.00142

In the UK, the design procedure for calculating the racking strength of timber-framed walls is based on the rules in Eurocode 5 and given in PD 6693-1. Currently, the PD method does not include a procedure for calculating racking strength using the r... Read More about Influence of test procedure on timber wall racking performance..

The assessment and applications of a new connector type for use in timber structural systems (2010)
Thesis
Coste, G. The assessment and applications of a new connector type for use in timber structural systems. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4407

Helically shaped fasteners, as structural ties, were first developed in 1984. Their innovative helical design proved to be very efficient and structurally viable in numerous structural applications in masonry and stone construction.... Read More about The assessment and applications of a new connector type for use in timber structural systems.