Evaluation of Dimensional Stability and Mechanical Properties of Hybrid Mass Timber Panel

Norbord Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels supplying primarily to the low-rise residential and industrial market in United States, Europe, and Canada. It seeks to improve market diversification and increase its market penetration in the mid-to-high rise construction market. The objective of this project is to evaluate the dimensional stability and mechanical properties of this hybrid MTP as well as to investigate cost-effective manufacturing process. The project aims to generate technical and economic information that will enable Norbord Inc to evaluate the economic viability of manufacturing hybrid mass timber panels.

Faculty Supervisor:

Ying-Hei Chui


Md Abdul Hamid Mirdad


Norbord Inc


Engineering - civil




University of Alberta


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