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The Mechanical and Resonance Assessment of Large Clear Samples of UK-Grown Beech Wood

Journal Article
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2019)
The Mechanical and Resonance Assessment of Large Clear Samples of UK-Grown Beech Wood. Pro Ligno, 15(4), 32-39
The paper presents the results of non-destructive longitudinal resonance (impulse excitation technique), and mechanical flexural testing, of a batch of European beech wood (Fa...

Equipping ourselves for future forests and timber.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, May)
Equipping ourselves for future forests and timber. Presented at Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference, Edinburgh
Presentation to the Institute of Chartered Foresters National Conference, "Innovation for change - New drivers for tomorrow’s forestry" Edinburgh 2-3 May 2013 https://www.cha...

Assessing timber quality.

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2017, October)
Assessing timber quality. Presented at 1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Conference
Presentation about technology for assessing timber quality, at the Royal Forestry Society Future Foresters Technology Day (1st National Forestry and Aboriculture Student Confe...

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

Comparing usefulness of acoustic measurements on standing trees for segregation by timber stiffness.

Conference Proceeding
Gil-Moreno, D., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2015)
Comparing usefulness of acoustic measurements on standing trees for segregation by timber stiffness. In R. J. Ross, R. Gonçalves, & X. Wang (Eds.), Proceedings: 19th International Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation of Wood Symposium, 378-385
The paper presents a comparison of standard procedures to measure acoustic stiffness of standing trees and logs. The aim is to see how useful they are for predicting the prope...

The Extractive Content of Scottish Roundwood - October 2015

Report
Adams, S. H. (2015)
The Extractive Content of Scottish Roundwood - October 2015

Strength grading of sawn timber in Europe - an explanation for engineers.

Conference Proceeding
Ridley-Ellis, D., Stapel, P. & Baño, V. (2015)
Strength grading of sawn timber in Europe - an explanation for engineers

The growth and quality of UK grown Douglas-fir

Thesis
Drewett, T. A. The growth and quality of UK grown Douglas-fir. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9163
Timber is a local, sustainable and valuable building material, but it is highly variable compared to other building materials (e.g. concrete, steel). The quality of wood is it...

TG1/201410/21rev1: Derivation of GoldenEye-702 grading machine settings for UK larch

Working Paper
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2014)
TG1/201410/21rev1: Derivation of GoldenEye-702 grading machine settings for UK larch
Confidential report for CEN TC124 WG2 TG1 Grading machine: GoldenEye-702 Manufacturer: MiCROTEC GmbH Growth area: United Kingdom Species: European larch Larix decidua Hybrid l...

TG1/201410/38rev1: Derivation of GoldenEye-702 grading machine settings for British Spruce

Working Paper
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2014)
TG1/201410/38rev1: Derivation of GoldenEye-702 grading machine settings for British Spruce
Confidential report for CEN TC124 WG2 TG1 Grading machine: GoldenEye-702 Manufacturer: MiCROTEC GmbH Growth area: United Kingdom + Republic of Ireland Species: Sitka spruce (P...

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