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2010 UoA Methods of Analysing Wood Quality and Decay

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2009 UoA Strength Evaluation of Untreated, Treated and Deteriorated Wood

Strength Evaluation of Untreated, Treated and Deteriorated Wood Study to investigate alternative methodologies to assess wood deterioration levels. Research performed by Alan Furtardo supervised by Prof Duffy Feburary to October 2009 at University of Auckland School of Chemical and Materials … Continue reading

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2009 UoA Tracking the Deterioration of Wood

Tracking the Deterioration of Wood Study to investigate alternative methodologies to assess wood deterioration levels. Research performed by Sheung-Ming Lam supervised by Prof Duffy Feburary to October 2009 at University of Auckland School of Chemical and Materials Emgineering. Share on … Continue reading

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2008 UoA An Assessment of Screened Wood Drillings for Correlation with Quality and Standard Tests

An Assessment of Screened Wood Drillings for Correlation with Wood Quality and Standard Testing Method Research performed by Mohamad Anil Bin Carle Pun supervised by Prof Duffy Feburary to October 2008 at University of Auckland School of Chemical and Materials … Continue reading

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2008 UoA Developing Performance Correlations Between Small Scale and Standard Strength wood tests

Developing performance correlations between small scale and standard strength testing methods for wood Research performed by Jeremy Dayaram supervised by Prof Duffy Feburary to October 2008 at University of Auckland School of Chemical and Materials Emgineering. Share on Facebook

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2008 UoA Remedial Treatment of Decayed Timber

Remedial Treatment of Decayed Timber Study to investigate alternative remediation technologies for damaged timber Research performed by Saurabh Kulkarni supervised by Prof Duffy Feburary to October 2008 at University of Auckland School of Chemical and Materials Engineering. Share on Facebook

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2007 UoA Tracking the Deterioration of wood using spectroscopy and particle analysis

Tracking the Deterioration of wood using spectroscopy and particle analysis Study to determine if we can test timber fibers for residual and improved strength Key facts Research performed by Daniel Leong supervised by Prof Duffy February to October 2007 at … Continue reading

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2006 UoA Water Transport in Wood and Aqueous Treatment Methods

Water Transport in Wood and Aqueous Treatment Methods Study to show that it is possible to treat and restore wood even if it is decayed. All successful, decisions made as to which could be commercialised. Research conducted in 2006 by … Continue reading

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2005 UoA Moisture Transport in Timber Used for Building Frames

Moisture Transport in Timber Used for Building Frames University of Auckland 4th year Chemical and Material Engineering research. Study how water gets in and moves throughout timber. This is the start of an ambitious study to arrest decay. Key objective … Continue reading

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2004 UoA Investigation of Cladding Performance and Environmental Analysis of Internal Wall Cavities

Investigation of Cladding Performance and Environmental Analysis of Internal Wall Cavities Independent study to support and run in parallel to Hitex tests to show RH and MC conditions in walls, and to compare other cladding systems for performance. Research conducted … Continue reading

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