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  • Cell geometry across the ring structure of Sitka spruce. 

    Reynolds, Thomas Peter; Burridge, HC; Johnston, R; Wu, Guanglu; Shah, Darshil Upendra; Scherman, Oren Alexander; Linden, Paul Frederick et al. (The Royal Society, 2018-05)
    For wood to be used to its full potential as an engineering material, it is necessary to quantify links between its cell geometry and the properties it exhibits at bulk scale. Doing so will make it possible to predict ...
  • Chemical composition of processed bamboo for structural applications 

    Sharma, B; Shah, Darshil Upendra; Beaugrand, J; Janeček, ER; Scherman, Oren Alexander; Ramage, Michael Hector (Blackie Academic & Professional, 2018-06-01)
    Natural materials are a focus for development of low carbon products for a variety of applications. To utilise these materials, processing is required to meet acceptable industry standards. Laminated bamboo is a commercial ...
  • Measuring light in field experiments using dummies and objects: A study of concert lighting 

    Lo, VWL; Steemers, Koen Alexander (2018-10-01)
    © 2018, The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers 2018. Lighting experiments were performed in a real context populated with dummies and objects. Using the King’s College Chapel in Cambridge as a case study, ...
  • Biomimetic Supramolecular Fibers Exhibit Water-Induced Supercontraction. 

    Wu, Yuchao; Shah, Darshil Upendra; Wang, Baoyuan; Liu, Ji; Ren, Xiaohe; Ramage, Michael Hector; Scherman, Oren Alexander (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018-07)
    Spider silk is a fascinating material, combining high strength and elasticity that outperforms most synthetic fibers. Another intriguing feature of spider silk is its ability to ‘supercontract’, shrinking up to 50% when ...

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