Alshawawreh, L., Smith, R. S. & B. Wood, J. (2017). Assessing the Sheltering Response in the Middle East: Studying Syrian Camps in Jordan. Proceedings of the World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. 4(8), 1881-1887. ISSN 2010-376X
This study focuses on the sheltering response in the Middle East, specifically through reviewing two Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, involving Zaatari and Azraq. Zaatari camp ...
Davies, I., Fairfield, C. A., Stupart, A. & Wood, J. (2012). External timber cladding: design and performance. The structural engineer : journal of the Institution of Structural Engineers. 90, 46-53. ISSN 1466-5123
Exposure trials on timber cladding are valuable sources of information for façade designers. Key material, fire, and structural issues affecting timber cladding design are ass...
Davies, I. & Wood, J. (2009). Exterior timber cladding: design, installation and performance. Arcamedia. ISBN 978-1-904320-04-3
Designing timber facades presents technical challenges such as durability, weathering, dimensional change, corrosion, wind resistance and fire safety demand high standard prac...
Wood, J., Muneer, T. & Kubie, J. (2007). Evaluation of a new photodiode sensor for measuring global and diffuse irradiance, and sunshine duration. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering. 125, 1-6. doi:10.1115/1.1531149. ISSN 0199-6231
A new integrated device (called the BF3) has been developed, which enables the simultaneous measurement of horizontal global and diffuse irradiance as well as sunshine presenc...
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2005). Housing and sound insulation: Improving existing attached dwellings and designing for conversions. Arcamedia. ISBN 1-904320-04-X
This book is an essential tool for housing managers, building control and architects in designing to improve the levels of sound insulation in existing housing.
A key section...
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise-part 2 - example details
Smith, S., Bignell, D., Parrett, R., Wood, J. & Flynn, P. (2007). Acoustic Isolator for a Party Wall.
Abstract of GB2429719
The invention relates to a party wall 10 and comprises first and second skins 12, 14 and a cavity 16 between the skins; an acoustic isolator 22; and a fi...
Smith, S., MacKenzie, R. & Wood, J. B. (2008). Development of new standards for sound insulation for new housing in Scotland
During the last 20 years minor amendments have been made to the technical design details for the Scottish Technical Standards for new build attached homes, under Section 5: No...
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). Design of separating constructions that are resistant to the transmission of noise -part 1 - main report.
Smith, S., Wood, J. & MacKenzie, R. (2005). A guide for housing and sound insulation.
Smith, S., Wood, J. B., MacKenzie, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2003). The Building Regulations 2000 – amendment of the building regulations to allow robust standard details to be used as an alternative to pre-completion testing.
Smith, S., Wood, J., MacKenzie, R. & Mackenzie, R. (2003). Robust Standard Details for Part E: submitted by request of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.
The ongoing research covers the Architectural design and construction of the humanitarian response...
Cement production requires intensive use of natural raw materials and energy. It also
results in emissions to the atmosphere, the most...