Professor and Director of Centre for Timber Enginnering
Goh, H. C. C. & Kermani, A. (1994). Finite Element Analysis of Timber Joints Made with Welded Steel Gussets and Dowels. Advances in structural engineering., 89-95. doi:10.4203/ccp.29.6.2. ISSN 1369-4332
Three-dimensional non-linear finite element analysis was used to study the structural behaviour and performance of timber joints made with welded steel gusset plates and dowel...
Pomponi, F. & D'Amico, B. (2017). Holistic study of a timber double skin façade: Whole life carbon emissions and structural optimisation. Building and Environment. doi:10.1016/j.buildenv.2017.07.046. ISSN 0360-1323
The upkeep of existing buildings has a great role to play in reducing the carbon emissions of the built environ-ment. Façade upgrade represents one of the most effective inter...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, September). Grading structural timber. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering, Stirling, Scotland
Grading structural timber.
Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
Buildings , energy and acoustics project through CSIC
Forestry Commission Scotland
Forestry Commission Scotland have asked us to carry out a short review of solar kiln technology and, specifically, a kiln design proposed by a small Scottish sawmill.
The report is for the public ben...
Oslo School Of Architecture and Design
This one year project will undertake a literature review and physical testing of Scots pine logs and boards. The aim of the project is to develop a predictive model of the knot characteristics of boar...
20 September 2016
20 September 2016
Timber is a versatile, natural, material with a wide range of properties. When properly understood, responsibly sourced, and produced through modern forestry and manufacturin...
31 October 2016
04 November 2016
Situated at Sheffield’s Hallam Square, Sheffield, the Magnolia Gridshell, is
a design collaboration by Sheffield Hallam University with experts in this
field from ...
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Livingstone, A. (2016, September). Timber Connections. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Enfgineering, Stirling, Scotland
Timber Connections Design theory to Eurocode 5, including a demonstration of how to undertake value engineering.
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, September). Timber material properties. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering, Stirling, Scotland
Timber material properties, grading techniques and ways of optimising selection.
Hairstans, R. (2016, September). Structural Timber Systems. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering, Stirling, Scotland
Timber products and systems including solid laminate timber systems, dowel-lam, nail-lam, and cross-laminated timber.
Freedman, G. & kermani, A. (2004, December). Sustainable Timber Recreation Structures. Presented at FEG Conference 2004 Winter Symposium "The key to sustainable solutions on the forest industry", Cumbria, UK
Sustainable timber recreation structures.
Freedman, G., Kermani, A. & MacKenzie, W. M. C. (2004, September). The use of Sitka spruce for construction of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges.. Paper presented at Forestry Wood Chain Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Unpublished)
The use of Sitka spruce for construction of long span stress-laminated timber arch bridges.
Gil-Moreno, D., Ridley-Ellis, D. & McLean, P. (2016). Timber properties of noble fir, Norway spruce, western red cedar and western hemlock grown in Great Britain. Great Britain: Forest Research
The softwood processing sector in Great Britain has been built around the use of a very small number of timber producing species – predominantly Sitka spruce. The recent incre...
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities. Presented at The National Forestry Conference for Ireland "an appraisal of the silvicultural and marketing potential of coniferous alternatives to Sitka spruce", Johnstown House Hotel, Enfield, Co. Meath
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Bringing new species to the market place. Presented at EFIATLANTIC AND IEFC ANNUAL MEETING The Role of Alternative Tree Species in the Forests of Atlantic Europe, Edinburgh
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, May). Timber grading. Presented at Tree Breeding and Forest Products - An update on current research, Garwnant
British Council "Mobility Grant for Leadership Development Project". Funds visit by 6 persons from Ukraine to Edinburgh to seek potential collaborations in education and work based learning.
Timber platform frame has evolved as an efficient method of construction for domestic dwellings and
is experiencing continual growth in the UK due to it lending its...
Around half of all non-renewable resources mankind consumes are used in construction sector, making ...