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Dr Wei Loo

Senior Lecturer
School of Engineering and Applied Technology
Location: Building 114, Room 4003

Publications

Tuleasca, L., Loo, W., & Wardak, I. (2019). Assessing the earthquake performance of existing buildings of various material types and configurations in New Zealand. Materials Science and Engineering, Computational Civil Engineering Conference, Iasi, Romania (Vol. 586 (2019) 012022).

Loo, W. Y., & Tuleasca, L. (2019). A simple and rapid approach for the numerical simulation of non-linear elements and examples of its application. Computational Civil Engineering Conference (CCE2019), Iasi.

Loo, W. Y. (2018). Rebuilding Public Education: Lessons from Unitec's 'Transformation' Experience. QPEC (Quality Public Education Coalition) 2018 Forum, St Columba, Vermont St, Ponsonby.

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2017). The influence of surface preparation and the lubricating effect of mill scale on the performance of slip-friction connectors. Construction and Building Materials (Vol. Volume 155, 30 November 2017).

Hashemi, A., Loo, W. Y., Masoudnia, R., Zarnani, P., & Quenneville, P. (2016). Ductile cross laminated timber (CLT) platform structures with passive damping. WCTE 2016 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Vienna, Austria.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3595

Loo, W. Y. (2016). Rocking Structures with Passive Energy Dissipaters: An Approach in Timber. University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2015). The interaction of slip-friction connectors and shear key in a rocking timber shear wall with elasto-plastic behaviour. New Zealand Timber Design Journal (Vol. 22(4)).

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2015). Steel friction connectors - the dangers of excess smoothing. New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, April 2015, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2015). Rocking Timber Structure with Slip-Friction Connectors Conceptualized As a Plastically Deformable Hinge within a Multistory Shear Wall. Journal of Structural Engineering (Vol. 142(4)).

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2015). A low damage and ductile rocking timber wall with passive energy dissipation devices. Earthquakes and Structures (Vol. 9(1)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3752

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2015). A unique rocking wall - its motion and mechanics. New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, Rotorua, New Zealand.

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2014). THE INTERACTION OF SLIP-FRICTION CONNECTORS, SHEAR CONNECTORS, AND DIAPHRAGM EFFECTS IN A ROCKING TIMBER SHEAR WALL. World Conference on Timber Engineering, August 2014, Quebec City, Canada.

Loo, W. Y., Kun, C., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2014). Experimental testing of a rocking timber shear wall with slip-friction connectors. Earthquake Engineering & Structural Dynamics, Online ISSN: 1096-9845 (Vol. 43(11)).
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2902

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2014). An elastoplastic solution for earthquake resistant rigid timber shear walls. INTER - International Network on Timber Engineering Research, September, 2014, Bath, United Kingdom.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3912

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2014). Elasto-plastic behaviour of a rigid timber shear wall with slip-friction connectors. New Zealand Society for Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/3910

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2014). A new type of symmetric slip-friction connector. Journal of Constructional Steel Research, ISSN: 0143974X Publisher: Elsevier (Vol. 94(2014)).

Loo, W.Y., Quenneville, P., & Chouw, N. (2014). Earthquake resistant structures: Low damage and ductile solutions through structural movability and passive energy dissipation. World Congress on Advances in Civil, Environmental, and Materials Research, August, 2014, Bexco, Busan, Korea.

Loo, W. Y., Kun, C., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2013). A new shear key for rocking timber shear walls. Australian Earthquake Engineering Society 2013 Conference, Nov 15-17, Tasmania.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2778

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2013). A numerical investigation into the behaviour of flexible uplifting structures with slip-friction connectors under earthquake loading. 4 th ECCOMAS Thematic Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Kos Island, Greece, 12 to 14 June 2013.
https://hdl.handle.net/10652/2901

Loo, W. Y., Kun, C., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2013). Experimental verification of slip-friction connectors intended for implementation in rocking timber shear walls. 2013 New Zealand Society Earthquake Engineering Conference, Wellington, New Zealand (Vol. Paper 56).

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2012). A 'shim-less' slotted bolt energy dissipating connector. Fifteenth World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Portugal, 2012, Portugal.

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2012). A numerical approach for simulating the behaviour of timber shear walls. Structural engineering & mechanics (Vol. 42/3).

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2012). Design and numerical verification of a multi-storey timber shear wall with slip-friction connectors. World Conference on Timber Engineering, Auckland, 15-19 July 2012, http://www.conference.co.nz/wcte2012.

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2012). A numerical study of the seismic behaviour of timber shear walls with slip-friction connectors. Engineering Structures, ISSN 0141-0296 (Vol. 34).

Loo, W. Y., Quenneville, P., and Chouw, N. (2011). A damage mitigating hold-down connector for earthquake resistant timber shear walls. Proceedings of the Ninth Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Auckland, New Zealand (Vol. Paper 101).

Loo, Wei Yuen, Quenneville, Pierre, and Chouw, Nawawi (2009). Seismic Behaviour of Timber Shear Walls with Load-limiting Slip-friction Connectors. 2009 NZSEE Conference Proceedings - Contents, http://db.nzsee.org.nz/2009/ (Vol. Paper 39).