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Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018

Presentation / Conference
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018, June)
Strength grading of timber in the UK in 2018. Paper presented at Timber 2018 (By the Wood Technology Society of IOM3), London
This paper summarises the state-of-the-art of strength grading of UK-grown timber. It lists the following information along with the primary references: visual grading grades ...

Translation between existing and proposed harmonized airborne sound insulation descriptors: A statistical approach based on in-situ measurements

Journal Article
Monteiro, C., Machimbarrena, M., Tarrero, A. I., & Smith, R. S. (2017)
Translation between existing and proposed harmonized airborne sound insulation descriptors: A statistical approach based on in-situ measurements. Applied Acoustics, 116, 94-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apacoust.2016.09.017
A standard defining a common acoustic classification scheme for dwellings is under development by ISO TC42/SC2/WG29 based on the outcomes of European project COST Action TU090...

Automatic code compliance with multi-dimensional data fitting in a BIM context

Journal Article
Patlakas, P., Livingstone, A., Hairstans, R., & Neighbour, G. (2018)
Automatic code compliance with multi-dimensional data fitting in a BIM context. Advanced engineering informatics, 38, 216-231. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2018.07.002
BIM-based tools can contribute to addressing some of the challenges faced by structural engineering practitioners. A BIM-based framework for the development of components that...

MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients. Project Report. Flagship Group

Report
Oliveira, S., Burch, J., Hutchison, K., Adekola, O., Jaradat, S., & Jones, M. (2017)
MMC modes of delivery in housing: Effects on Housing Association clients. Project Report. Flagship Group. Flagship Group
The purpose of this report is to review evidence of MMC application in housing with regards to diverse modes of delivery, lending approaches, customer satisfaction and long-te...

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...

Furthering embodied carbon assessment in practice: results of an industry-academia collaborative research project

Journal Article
Pomponi, F., Moncaster, A., & De Wolf, C. (2018)
Furthering embodied carbon assessment in practice: results of an industry-academia collaborative research project. Energy and Buildings, 167, 177-186. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2018.02.052
In order to meet the mid-century carbon reduction targets and to mitigate climate change and global warming it is imperative that embodied greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions in...

An Industrial Knowledge Collaborative CAD System for Scaffolding Structures

Conference Proceeding
O'Neill, S., Zhang, H., & Pawelak, M. (2011)
An Industrial Knowledge Collaborative CAD System for Scaffolding Structures. In Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering Computingdoi:10.4203/ccp.96.111
Scaffolds are a form of temporary structure widely used throughout the construction industry for various purposes. Some common uses are to provide access, for storage of mater...

Grading of British Timber

Journal Article
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2018)
Grading of British Timber. The Full Circle: The Journal of the Association of Scottish Hardwood Sawmillers, 34-36
A summary of grading of home grown timber for the magazine of the Association of Scottish Hardwood Sawmillers (ASHS).

Perception and use of timber in construction: A case study of Ireland and the UK

Conference Proceeding
O'Ceallaigh, C., Gil-Moreno, D., Ridley-Ellis, D., & Harte, A. M. (2021)
Perception and use of timber in construction: A case study of Ireland and the UK. In WCTE 2021: World Conference on Timber Engineering Proceedings
A survey was carried out to examine the perception of timber in construction among industry stakeholders within northwest Europe. The survey received responses from 17 countri...

Zooming in on biomimicry: the potential of tensegrity structures

Conference Proceeding
Pomponi, F., & Inzitari, G. (2017)
Zooming in on biomimicry: the potential of tensegrity structures. In PLEA Conference Proceedings
The foundations of biomimicry lie with the idea that Nature can inspire solutions to complex human problems. Biomimicry in Architecture is a rapidly growing field which also e...