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    • Characterisation of Irish-grown Scots pine timber for structural applications 

      Ó Fátharta, Cian; Gil Moreno, David; Harte, Annette M. (National University of Ireland Galway, 2020-08-27)
      There is very little knowledge on the timber quality of the native Scots pine grown in Ireland, and its potential to produce timber for structural applications. This paper studied the mechanical performance in tension and ...
    • Use of nondestructive techniques for determination of tension parallel-to-grain properties of spruce 

      Gil-Moreno, David; O'Ceallaigh, Conan; Ridley-Ellis, Dan; Harte, Annette M. (USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory (FPL), 2019-09-25)
      The paper presents a study of the tension properties of Irish-grown Sitka spruce. Fifty timber pieces were destructively tested having resonant frequency and knots measured. The aim was to improve knowledge of the performance ...