Waters-Fuller, T., Lurcock, D., Mackenzie, R. & MacKenzie, R. (2007). NANR116 Open-Closed Window Research Report
Research into the Acoustic Transmission of Open and Closed Windows.
The project will involve undertaking the following tasks;
1. A thorough review of current knowledge/lit...
Waters-Fuller, T., Lurcock, D., Mackenzie, R., & MacKenzie, R. (2006). Open/closed window research: sound insulation through ventilated domestic windows
Planning guidance is required to advise on appropriate standards against which the suitability of development can be assessed. Consideration is needed of the locale, its
Waters-Fuller, T., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R., Smith, S. & Steel, C. (2005). Neighbour noise: control of noise from laminate and wooden flooring.
Waters-Fuller, T., MacKenzie, R., Smith, S. & Mackenzie, R. (2004). The development and production of a guide for noise control from laminated and wooden flooring.
This document, produced by the Building Performance Centre at Napier University, was commissioned by Defra and the Devolved Administrations of the Scottish Executive, the Nati...
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.
Smith, S., MacKenzie, R., Mackenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. (2001). Impact of part E proposals to Scottish domestic new build construction industry - part 2.
Hairstans, R., Dodyk, R., Kermani, A., Lawson, R., & Mackenzie, R. (2005). Knowledge transfer in timber engineering. In 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2006 (WCTE 2006), 2474-2477
Napier University and Oregon Timber Frame Ltd have recently completed an award winning two year project in timber engineering. The project was conducted under the
umbrella of ...
Waters-Fuller, T., MacKenzie, R., Mackenzie, R. & McAlister, D. (2003). A review of acoustical fencing.
Smith, S., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. (2001). A review of sound insulation in Scottish domestic construction Part 1
The main aim of this research was to review the sound insulation performance,
relative to Part H (Technical Standards, Scotland), for different types of construction
Smith, S., Macdonald, R., Lurcock, D. & Mackenzie, R. (2006). Airborne sound transmission, ISO 140 and influence of ISO 717-1 spectrum adaptation terms
Hairstans, R., Dodyk, R., Kermani, A., Lawson, R. & Mackenzie, R. (2006). Knowledge transfer in timber frame construction
Mackenzie, R., Smith, S. & Fairfield, C. A. (2005). New directions for NDT in forestry. Insight - Non-Destructive Testing & Condition Monitoring. 47, 416 - 420. doi:10.1784/insi.2005.47.7.416. ISSN 1354-2575
The need for improved timber quality assessment is important to the forestry industry. Scotland's harvestable softwood population will reach the peak of its 50 year plantation...
Mackenzie, R. & Smith, S. (2002). The implications of ISO 717 spectrum adaption terms for residential dwellings. Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics. 25
In 2001 new proposals were issued for public consultation regarding changes to the English and Welsh Building Regulations Part E "resistance to the passage of
sound" and guid...
Smith, S., Mackenzie, R., MacKenzie, R. & Waters-Fuller, T. A review of the sound insulation performance in Scottish domestic construction: report.. Paper presented at Building Standards Division, Scottish Executive, Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
Resilient bars provide cheap, effective sound insulation. They are increasingly popular
in timber floor/...