Senior Research Fellow
Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2009). The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method. In A. Ceccotti (Ed.), 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010 (WTCTE 2010), 3509-3516
This paper presents details of the experimental method and test results from a series of torsion tests undertaken to evaluate the shear strength of timber joists. The failure...
Reichert, T., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2009). Computational issues regarding lattice models for wood. In A. Ceccotti (Ed.), 11th World Conference on Timber Engineering 2010 (WCTE 2010), 2127-2132
This paper describes means to overcome some of the computational issues related to lattice models. The first is the use of a solution technique, different from a Newton-Raphso...
Onyianta, A., Dorris, M., & Williams, R. (2017). Aqueous morpholine pre-treatment in cellulose nanofibril (CNF) production: comparison with carboxymethylation and TEMPO oxidisation pre-treatment methods. Cellulose, doi:10.1007/s10570-017-1631-0. ISSN 0969-0239
In this study, pulped cellulose fibres were pre-treated with aqueous morpholine prior to mechanical disruption in the production of cellulose nanofibrils (CNF). The properties...
Scottish Funding Council
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
20 September 2016
20 September 2016
Timber is a versatile, natural, material with a wide range of properties. When properly understood, responsibly sourced, and produced through modern forestry and manufacturin...
Vettese, S., Vones, K., Lambert, I., & Allan, D. (2017). 3D-printing 'Ocean Plastic' - fostering childrens' engagement with sustainability. Materials Today, ISSN 1369-7021
The objective of this research study is to develop a prototype model for gathering and reusing ocean plastic in-situ. Through using flexible local collection mechanisms, with ...
Fausti, P., García, T. C., Ingelaere, B., Machimbarrena, M., Monteiro, C. R. A., Santoni, A., …Smith, S. (2014). Design and Acoustic Performance of Building Constructions for Multi-Storey Housing: Compendium. In B. Rasmussen, & M. Machimbarrena (Eds.), COST Action TU0901 – Building acoustics throughout Europe. Volume 1: Towards a common framework in building acoustics throughout Europe, 213-257. COST European Cooperation in Science and Technology
This chapter provides an overview of the range of construction types
found across Europe to meet various sound insulation requirements for separating (party) walls and floors....