Ridley-Ellis, D., Adams, S. & Lehneke, S. (2016). THINKING BEYOND THE USUAL STRENGTH GRADES – WITH EXAMPLES OF BRITISH SPRUCE AND LARCH. In Proceedings of the World Conference on Timber Engineering (WCTE 2016), August 22-25, 2016, Vienna, Austria, Eds.: J. Eberhardsteiner, W. Winter, A. Fadai, M. Pöll, Publisher: Vienna University of Technology. ISBN 978-3-903039-00-1
This paper summarises the processes and normative requirements involved in grading of structural timber, and outlines a number of areas in which matters may be improved, so as...
Pantelić, F., Šumarac Pavlović, D., Mijić, M. & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016). Analysis of acoustical properties of wood and mode identification by sample scanning in the very near field. In Zbornik apstrakata i program 60.konferencije ETRAN, Zlatibor. ISBN 978-86-7466-618-0
It is possible to achieve a good visualization of vibration modes by microphone scanning of a vibration excited sample of wood in very near field. The experimental settings, s...
Davies, I. (2015). Developing performance-based standards for external timber cladding. Energy Procedia. 78, 183-188. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2015.11.137. ISSN 1876-6102
This paper reviews the background to, and development of, new British Standards for external timber cladding. The standards are being produced because timber has become a wide...
Forestry Commission Scotland
Maintenance and hosting of website database developed in previous project
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...
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.
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, September). Timber material properties.. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering, Stirling, Scotland. (Unpublished)
Timber material properties, grading techniques and ways of optimising selection.
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, September). Grading structural timber.. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering, Stirling, Scotland. (Unpublished)
Grading structural timber.
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...