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INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Grading of Bamboo

Currently, grading of bamboo is not implemented in a standardised or systematic manner, if at all. In partnership with the International Organization for Standardization, Coventry University and INBAR are drafting a grading standard. This INBAR Working Paper presents research into potential grading methodologies for one species of bamboo – Guadua angustifolia Kunth – and recommends criteria […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Design Guide for Engineered Bahareque Housing

This technical report is intended to be used by architects and engineers at both concept and detailed design. It is intended as a guide for designing and constructing engineered bahareque housing in both developed and developing countries around the world. The report provides guidance on design for sustainability, durability, fire, and structural (wind and earthquake) […]

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Reporte post-sismo sobre estructuras de bambú, y recomendaciones para la reconstrucción con bambú en la costa Ecuatoriana

Un informe que cubre la alta tolerancia del bambú a las cargas sísmicas, cómo se pueden construir casas de bambú para que sean resistentes a los terremotos y cómo garantizar que las casas construidas con bambú tengan una durabilidad duradera. El informe también cubre la disponibilidad de suministros de bambú y cómo podrían mejorarse.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Bamboos and Invasiveness

This study identifies the bamboo species known to pose a risk and the strategies that countries can adopt to mitigate this risk. Information was gathered through a comprehensive literature review and consultations with bamboo experts worldwide. The result is a practical resource that offers countries useful information on best practices and lessons learned, and a […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo and Rattan Resources in Odisha

This report is a about a pilot study of the Global Assessment of Bamboo and Rattan (GABAR) program recently launched by INBAR. This report is an outcome of extensive statewide surveys, travels, inventory work and consultations with various stakeholders associated with bamboo and cane sector in Odisha.

INBAR Publications - Working Papers

Desk Study on the Bamboo Sector in North – East India

Bamboo is an essential part of the natural environment and important part of the sociocultural and economic life in the North East Region (NER) of India. There is lack of consistent and reliable data on almost all aspects of bamboo i.e. area, production, consumption and trade. This gap has implications for planning and development of the […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo Test-Kit-In-A-Back Pack

This report documents the fabrication and use of the ‘Bamboo Test-Kit-in-a-Backpack’ developed by a team of undergraduate engineering students at the University of Pittsburgh. The ‘kit’ is intended for rapid in-the-field assessment of bamboo material properties. Presently the kit supports full-culm com- pression, longitudinal shear (‘bowtie’ test), edge bearing and culm flexural tests. Additionally, it […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Bamboo Test-Kit-In-A-Back Pack (Part II)

This report documents the fabrication and use of the ‘Bamboo Test-Kit-in-a-Backpack’ developed by a team of undergraduate engineering students at the University of Pittsburgh. The ‘kit’ is intended for rapid in-the-field assessment of bamboo material properties. Presently the kit supports full-culm com- pression, longitudinal shear (‘bowtie’ test), edge bearing and culm flexural tests. Additionally, it […]

INBAR Publications - Technical Reports

Equipo portátil para ensayos de bambú

Manual de usuarios de bambú : equipos portátiles para ensayos de bambú.