WG3 Meeting in Oslo

Topic:       Meeting Cost E53 WG3 "Strength, stiffness and appearance grading" in Oslo, Norway
Location: Holmenkollen Park Hotel Rica, Kongeveien 26, Oslo
Date:       19th – 20th May 2008



Agenda: Cost E53 WG2 "Strength, stiffness and appearance grading"
 
Date
Monday, 19.05.2008 13:30 - 17:00

 
Time
Theme
13:30 – 13:40
Recall of the previous meeting, aim of this meeting
Charlotte Bengtsson, Sweden
Session “Gradewood”
13:40 – 14:00
Gradewood – presentation of the project
Alpo Ranta Maunus, Finland
14:00 – 14:30
Gradewood WP 2 Analysis of existing strength grading data
Peter Stapel, Germany (invited speaker)
14:30 – 15:00
Gradewood WP 5 Modelling and development of grading procedures, results concerning output control
Anders Lycken, Sweden
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee
15:30 – 15:50
Latvian spruce and pine - Addendum to the Nordic common growth area
Karlis Bumanis, Latvia
15:50 – 16:00
Discussion, advise for the Gradewood project
Session “Reliability”
16:00 – 16:25
On the reliability of timber structures – effects of timber grading
Jochen Köhler, Switzerland
16:25 – 16:50
Representing the variability of machine graded material by means of probabilistic hierarchical modelling
Markus Sandomeer, Switzerland
16:50 – 17:00
Discussion
17:00
End
19:30
Dinner

 
Tuesday, 20.05.2008
Session “other”

 
Time
Theme
09:00 – 09:30
TG 1 work and experiences from development of the grading standard
Anthony Fewell, UK (invited speaker)
09:30 – 09:55
Timber Grader MTG as a solution for SME’s
Pieter Rozema, Netherlands
09:55 – 10:20
Polish timber grading using Timber Grader MTG
Slawomir Krzosek, Poland
10:20 – 10:35
Summary of Swiss survey regarding motivation and demand for machine graded structural timber in Switzerland
Markus Sandomeer, Switzerland
10:35 – 11:00
Procedure for determination of char values of hardwood
Katja Frühwald, Germany
11:00 – 11:15
Proposal of preparing documents within COST E53/WG3
Mattias Brännström, Sweden
11:15 – 11:30
Conclusion and discussion on coming activities within WG3
Charlotte Bengtsson, Sweden
11:30
Lunch

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