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TG1/201703/25rev Derivation of Viscan and Viscan portable without balance grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/25rev Derivation of Viscan and Viscan portable without balance grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Viscan Viscan portable WITHOUT balance MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republi...

TG1/201703/26rev Derivation of MTG 960 grading machine settings for UK larch

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/26rev Derivation of MTG 960 grading machine settings for UK larch. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: Dan Ridley-Ellis
MTG 960 Brookhuis Micro Electronics bv Institutenweg 15 7521 PH Enschede The Netherlands United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland European larch Larix decidua ...

TG1/201703/27rev Derivation of MTG 960 grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/27rev Derivation of MTG 960 grading machine settings for British Spruce. Dan Ridley-Ellis
MTG 960 Brookhuis Micro Electronics bv Institutenweg 15 7521 PH Enschede The Netherlands United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republic of Ireland Sitka ...

An update on grading timber for structural use

Book
Mansfield-Williams, H. & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
An update on grading timber for structural use. In TRADA Timber Industry Yearbook 2017, 148-155. ISBN 978-1-909594-60-9
The quality of timber varies and, while we have little control over tree growth compared to industrial manufacturing processes, we do know many of the factors that influence w...

Timber properties of noble fir, Norway spruce, western red cedar and western hemlock grown in Great Britain

Report
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...

Grading structural timber.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, September)
Grading structural timber. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering, Stirling, Scotland
Grading structural timber.

Timber material properties.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, September)
Timber material properties. Presented at CPD Seminar Structural Timber Engineering
Timber material properties, grading techniques and ways of optimising selection.

Thinking beyond the usual strength grades – with examples of British spruce and larch

Conference Proceeding
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
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...

Analysis of acoustical properties of wood and mode identification by sample scanning in the very near field

Conference Proceeding
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
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...

Stand-up comedy for researchers

Book Chapter
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2014)
Stand-up comedy for researchers. In I. Daly, & A. Brophy Haney (Eds.), 53 interesting ways to communicate your research, 57-58. The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd
Effective researchers need both to conduct high-quality research and to communicate it - to subject specialists, researchers in other fields, research participants, business, ...
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SIRT 2019-20 (WP1&2)

2019 - 2020
Our research activities are focused on understanding the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these affect its performance in different applications. Our main aim is to better understand...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £96,000

InFutUReWood

2019 - 2022
Timber and construction research
Funder: European Commission | Value: £122,942

SIRT 2018-19 (WP1&2)

2018 - 2019
Our research activities are focused on understanding the physical and mechanical properties of wood and how these affect its performance in different applications. Our main aim is to better understand...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £99,000

SIRT WP2 2017-18

2017 - 2018
Timber grading standards support ensuring standards are good for the domestic timber industries, and supporting industry in using them
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £42,500

SIRT WP1 2017-18

2017 - 2018
Applied research and knowledge transfer addressing industry needs – as set out by the SIRT management board. This includes providing information and advice to industry sponsors
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £107,500

Extractives database support

2017 - 2018
Maintenance and hosting of website database developed in previous project
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £3,000

Appearance grading Scots pine timber for joinery

2016 - 2017
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...
Funder: The Research Funding Council of Norway | Value: £28,000

Mobility grant with Ukrainian National Forestry University

2016 - 2017
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.
Funder: British Council | Value: £7,200

Extractive components of Scottish roundwood

2015 - 2015
To investigate the extractives that are available in Sitka sprice, Scots pine and hybrid larch. To understand how the extractives vary between crop parts e.g. heartwood, bark, stumps, brash and thinni...
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £15,623

Timber grading standards support (Workpackage 2)

2014 - 2018
Provide support to the forest industry through representation on various GB and European committees, and to provide dissemination and facilitate events to the sawmill industy.
Funder: Scottish Forestry | Value: £130,000

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