Publications can also be found on my ResearchGate and Google Scholar.

Those whose names are underlined are student authors.

Journal Articles

J14.  Baird, Z., Woods, J., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (In Press). “Cyclic Behaviour of Bolted Glued-Laminated Timber Brace Connections with Slotted-in Steel Plates.” Journal of Structural Engineering.

J13.   Wight, N., Viau, C., and Heffernan, P. J. (2024). “Behaviour of glued-laminated timber beams under impact loading.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, Special Issue on Advances in Mass Timber Research. Link

J12.   Oliveira, D.Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2023). “Modelling the behaviour of heavy and mass timber members subjected to blast loads.” Engineering Structures, 291(1), 116397. Link

J11.   Oliveira, D.Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2023). “Behaviour of Mass Timber Members Subjected to Consecutive Blast Loads.” International Journal of Impact Engineering, 173(1), 104454. Link

J10.  Doudak, G., Viau, C., and Lacroix, D. N. (2022). “Proposed Design Methods for Timber Members Subjected to Blast Loads.” Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, 36(3), 04022020. Link

J9.   Lacroix, D., Viau, C., Battelli, E., and Doudak, G. (2021). “Enhancing the Performance of Light-Frame Stud Walls Subjected to Blast Loading Using FRP.” Engineering Structures, 245(1), 112973. Link

J8.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2021). “Dynamic Analysis Methods for Modelling Timber Assemblies Subjected to Blast Loading.” Engineering Structures, 233(1), 111945. Link

J7.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2021). “Energy-Absorbing Connection for Heavy-Timber Assemblies Subjected to Blast Loads – Concept Development and Application.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 147(4), 04021027. Link

J6.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2020). “Behavior and Modeling of Glulam Beams with Bolted Connections Subjected to Shock Tube–Simulated Blast Loads.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 147(1), 04020305. Link

J5.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2019). “Behaviour and Modelling of Cross-Laminated Timber Panels with Boundary Connections Subjected to Blast Loads.” Engineering Structures, 197(1), 109404. Link

J4.   Poulin, M., Viau, C., Lacroix, D.N., and Doudak, G. (2018). “Experimental and Analytical Investigation of Cross-Laminated Timber Panels Subjected to Out-of-Plane Blast Loads.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 144(2), 04017197. Link

J3.   Viau, C., Lacroix, D.N., and Doudak, G. (2016). “Damage level assessment of response limits in light-frame wood stud walls subjected to blast loading.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 44(2), 106-116. Link

J2.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2016). “Investigating the Behavior of Light-Frame Wood Stud Walls Subjected to Severe Blast Loading.” Journal of Structural Engineering, 142(12), 04016138. Link

J1.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2016). “Investigating the behaviour of typical and designed wall-to-floor connections in light-frame wood stud wall structures subjected to blast loading.” Canadian Journal of Civil Engineering, 43(6), 562-572. Link

Conference Papers

C27.  Baird, Z., Woods, J., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2023). “Design Considerations of Braced Frame Bolted Glulam Timber Connections with Internal Steel Plates.” Proceedings of the Canadian Conference – Pacific Conference on Earthquake Engineering, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

C26.  Fink, Z., Jockwer, R., Šušteršič, I., Stepinac, M., Palma, P., Bedon, C., Casagrande, D., Franke, S., D’Arenzo, G., Brandon, D., and Viau, C. (2023). “Holistic Design of Taller Timber Buildings – COST Action HELEN (CA20139).” Proceedings of the 2023 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Oslo, Norway.

C25.  Baird, Z., Woods, J., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2023). “Seismic Performance of Bolted Glulam Timber Brace Connections with Internal Steel Plates.” Proceedings of the 2023 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Oslo, Norway.

C24.  Wight, N., Viau, C., and Heffernan, P. J. (2023). “Glued-Laminated Timber Under Extreme Cold Temperatures Subjected to Impact Loading.” Proceedings of the 2023 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Oslo, Norway.

C23.  Oliveira, D., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2023). “Predictive Capabilities of Finite Element Modelling for Timber Members Subjected to Blast Loads.” Proceedings of the 2023 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Oslo, Norway.

C22.  Doudak, G., Viau, C., and Lacroix, D. (2023). “Lessons Learned from a Decade of Research on Wood Assemblies Under Blast Loading.” Proceedings of the 2023 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Oslo, Norway.

C21.  Doudak, G., Viau, C., and Lacroix, D. (2022). ” Proposed Design Methodologies for Timber Assemblies Subjected to Blast Loading.” 9th Meeting of the International Network on Timber Engineering Research (INTER), Meeting 55, Bad Aibling, Germany.

C20.  Wight, N.Viau, C., and Heffernan, P. (2022). “Behaviour and Resistance of Glued-Laminated Timber Subjected to Impact Loading.” CSCE 2022 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Whistler, BC, Canada.

C19.  Oliveira, D.Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2022). “Behaviour of Heavy Timber Members Subjected to Sequential Shocktube-Simulated Blast Loads.” CSCE 2022 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Whistler, BC, Canada.

C18.  Oliveira, D.Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2022). “Modelling of Heavy Timber Members Subjected to Sequential Shocktube-Simulated Blast Loads.” CSCE 2022 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Whistler, BC, Canada.

C17.  Bérubé, A., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2022). “Static and Dynamic Characterization of Energy-Absorbing Connections Used in Timber Assemblies Subjected to Blast Loads.” CSCE 2022 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Whistler, BC, Canada.

C16.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2021). “Blast Performance of Glulam Assemblies with Bolted End Connections.” Proceedings of the 2021 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Santiago, Chile.

C15.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2021). “Enhancing the Blast Performance of Heavy- and Mass-Timber Assemblies using Energy-Absorbing Connections.” Proceedings of the 2021 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Santiago, Chile.

C14.   McGrath, A., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2021). “Effects of Blast Loading on the Behaviour of Slender Bolted Timber Connections.” Proceedings of the 2021 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Santiago, Chile.

C13.   Battelli, E., Lacroix, D., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2021). “FRP-Retrofitted Light-Frame Wood Studs and Stud Walls Subjected to Simulated Blast Loading.” Proceedings of the 2021 World Conference on Timber Engineering, Santiago, Chile.

C12. Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2019). “Analytical Modelling of Heavy Timber Assemblies with Realistic Boundary Conditions Subjected to Blast Loading.” CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Laval, QC, Canada.

C11. Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2019). “Effect of High Strain-Rates on Heavy Timber Connections.” CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Laval, QC, Canada.

C10. McGrath, A., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2019). “Investigating the Response of Bolted Wood Connections to the Effects of Blast Loading.” CSCE 2019 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Laval, QC, Canada.

C9.   Viau, C., Lacroix, D., and Doudak, G.  (2018). “Design Considerations for Cross-Laminated Timber Panels Subjected to Simulated Blast Loads.” Proceedings of the CSCE 2018 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

C8.   Côté, D., Viau, C., Lacroix, D., and Doudak, G.  (2018). “Blast Performance of Cross-Laminated Timber Panels with Realistic Boundary Conditions.” Proceedings of the CSCE 2018 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

C7.   Lacroix, D., Viau, C., and Doudak, G.  (2018). “Design Considerations for Glulam Beams and Columns Under High Strain-Rates.” Proceedings of the CSCE 2018 Annual Conference, Canadian Society for Civil Engineering, Fredericton, NB, Canada.

C6.    Lacroix, D., Viau, C., Côté, D., Poulin, M., Lopez, A., and Doudak, G. (2016). “Overview on the structural performance of timber structures under the effects of blast loading – research and design considerations.” Structures and Architecture, CRC Press, Guimarães, Portugal, 67-74. Link

C5.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2016). “Investigating the dynamic response of light-frame wood stud walls with various boundary connections when subjected to blast loads.” Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering, Vienna, Austria.

C4.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2016). “Establishing the Failure Sequence of Light-Frame Wood Stud Walls Under the Effects of Blast Loads.” Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering, Vienna, Austria.

C3.   Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2015). “Behaviour and Retrofit Options for Light-Frame Wood Stud Walls Subjected to Blast Loads.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Shock and Impact Loads on Structures, CI-Premier Conference Organisation, Ottawa, ON, 363-371.

C2.   Viau, C., Lacroix, D. N., and Doudak, G. (2015). “Proposed Damage Level Assessment of Response Limits in Light-Frame Wood Stud Walls Subjected to Blast Loading.” Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Shock and Impact Loads on Structures, CI-Premier Conference Organisation, Ottawa, ON, 373-382.

C1.   Lacroix, D. N., Viau, C., and Doudak, G. (2014). “Flexural response of glued laminated (glulam) beams subjected to blast loads.” Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering, Quebec City, QC, Canada.