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Stand-up comedy for researchers

Book Chapter
Ridley-Ellis, D. (2014)
Stand-up comedy for researchers. In I. Daly, & A. Brophy Haney (Eds.), 53 interesting ways to communicate your research, 57-58. The Professional and Higher Partnership Ltd
Effective researchers need both to conduct high-quality research and to communicate it - to subject specialists, researchers in other fields, research participants, business, ...

Design and Acoustic Performance of Building Constructions for Multi-Storey Housing: Compendium.

Book Chapter
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, 213-244. 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....

The shear strength and failure modes of timber joists obtained from the torsion test method.

Conference Proceeding
Khokhar, A. M., Zhang, H., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2010)
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...

Computational issues regarding lattice models for wood

Conference Proceeding
Reichert, T., & Ridley-Ellis, D. (2010)
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...

Flexural behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections with circular side wall openings.

Conference Proceeding
Ridley-Ellis, D. J., Owen, J. S., & Davies, G. (2001)
Flexural behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections with circular side wall openings. In R. Puthli, & S. Herion (Eds.), Tubular Structures IX : Proceedings of the Ninth International Symposium and Euroconference, Dusseldorf, Germany, 3-5 April 2001:, 339-348
The influence of circular web openings on the flexura behaviour of Rectangular Hollow Sections is introduced. The results of full-scale laboratory tests in three and four-poi...
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Circular design of emergency sheltering for Africa: a holistic approach

2018 - 2019
Africa is the continent with the highest number of displaced people due to wars, humanitarian crises, resource scarcity, and extreme climate events. Emergency sheltering always sets out with the best ...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering | Value: £38,887

Informational Database for Sustainable and Energy Efficient materials in sub-Saharan Africa

2018 - 2019
The population in Africa is growing rapidly, and thus the urbanization is accelerated. The need for detailed information on the performance of materials is a crucial part of the decision-making proces...
Funder: Royal Academy of Engineering

Thermal Performance of Nanoguard

2017 - 2017
Developing the Nanoguard coating for use in construction and the built environment
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,858

Quick Block Ltd

2016 - 2016
Fast Fix have a patented design for a construction block that offers highly flexible construction potential in disaster and war zones. Using recyclable plastics would make the product lighter, cheap t...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

KTP Highland Colour Coaters Ltd

2014 - 2016
To further develop, optimise and upscale a current lab based technology for innovative surface coatings techniques into a full scale production process. Innovate KTP no. 009703
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £138,176

Follow-on voucher 4-in-a-block Retrofit Project

2013 - 2015
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct in-situ post-occupancy energy analyses on refurbished four-in-a block dwellings that have been upgraded to high sustainability standards using: inno...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £40,000

Follow-on voucher Retrofoam Testing Case Study

2013 - 2015
The purpose of this follow-on project is to conduct a suite of research and development testing on an innovative insulation product, focused around a live project. The insulation product, Retrofoam, u...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £15,434

An off-grid feasibility analysis

2013 - 2014
The feasibility study will provide building energy performance specifications and recommendations on suitable renewable technology designs for a portable accommodation unit in rural Perthshire. It wi...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,001

A Proctor Group - KTP

2012 - 2014
To develop high performance floor and wall insulation products based on novel nanotechnology Aerogel materials that enhance the thermal performance of hard to treat buildings.
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £114,793