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Quantification of chemical changes taking place in spruce wood structure following long period thermal treatment

Presentation / Conference
Popescu, C., Ridley-Ellis, D., & Popescu, M. (2019, August)
Quantification of chemical changes taking place in spruce wood structure following long period thermal treatment. Paper presented at 2DCOS-10, The 10th International Symposium on Two-dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy, Changchun, China
Wood is a natural composite polymer containing different amounts of cellulose, lignin and hemicelluloses and some other low molecular compounds (i.e. extractives). Due to its ...

Potential for estimating the age of instruments by characterisation of wood properties via acoustics.

Conference Proceeding
Ridley-Ellis, D., & Popescu, C. (2014)
Potential for estimating the age of instruments by characterisation of wood properties via acoustics
The performance of musical instruments is sensitive to several wood properties that are affected by aging. These wood properties also change with temperature and humidity in w...

Stiffness changes during low temperature thermal treatment of Scots pine, assessed by acoustic NDT

Conference Proceeding
Ridley-Ellis, D., Popescu, C., Keating, B. A., Popescu, M., & Hill, C. A. S. (2014)
Stiffness changes during low temperature thermal treatment of Scots pine, assessed by acoustic NDT. In L. Nunes, D. Jones, C. A. S. Hill, & H. Militz (Eds.), Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on Wood Modification
The change, over time, in density, longitudinal modulus of elasticity, shear modulus and chemical structure of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) under thermal treatment (110, 120 ...