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Impulse excitation measurement of small changes in elastic moduli and damping using R

Journal Article
Ridley-Ellis, D., Libeau, M., & Mignerat, D. (2018)
Impulse excitation measurement of small changes in elastic moduli and damping using R. International Wood Products Journal, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1080/20426445.2018.1475928
Impulse excitation is commonly used to assess wood stiffness in both scientific and industrial settings. Modes of vibration are excited by a mechanical impulse and their reson...

Timber properties of minor conifer species in Britain and future marketing opportunities

Presentation / Conference
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

TG1/201703/21rev Derivation of Goldeneye 702 grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/21rev Derivation of Goldeneye 702 grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Goldeneye 702 MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republic of Ireland Sitka spruc...

TG1/201703/22rev Derivation of Goldeneye 706 grading machine settings for British Spruce

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017)
TG1/201703/22rev Derivation of Goldeneye 706 grading machine settings for British Spruce. CEN TC124 WG2 TG1: MiCROTEC
Goldeneye 706 MiCROTEC GmbH Julius Durst Str. 98 IT-39042 Brixen (BZ) www.microtec.eu United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland + Republic of Ireland Sitka spruc...

Strength grading of sawn timber in Europe: an explanation for engineers and researchers.

Journal Article
Ridley-Ellis, D., Stapel, P., & Baño, V. (2016)
Strength grading of sawn timber in Europe: an explanation for engineers and researchers. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 74(3), 291-306. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00107-016-1034-1
This paper is a concise explanation of the normative background to strength grading in Europe, addressing important aspects that are commonly misunderstood by structural engin...

Current UK timber grading and engineered wood products.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, February)
Current UK timber grading and engineered wood products

Timber grading seminar - Some things you should know about how strength grading works and what is changing in the standards.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2016, February)
Timber grading seminar - Some things you should know about how strength grading works and what is changing in the standards. Presented at Timber grading seminar, Glasgow, Scotland
Presentations from the seminar on timber grading. "This grading seminar will give you a crash course in timber strength grading, what it is, how it works, and how it is chang...

Impact of clause 5.3.2 in EN384:2010 on grading of timber - Report to UKTGC 18/05/2011

Report
Ridley-Ellis, D. (in press)
Impact of clause 5.3.2 in EN384:2010 on grading of timber - Report to UKTGC 18/05/2011. Edinburgh Napier Research Repository: UK Timber Grading Committee
Report to the UK Timber Grading Committee This report outlines the issues related to the application of clause 5.3.2 in EN384:2010 “Structural timber - Determination of char...