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Wood quality and strength relationships in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga mezieseii (Mirb.) Franco) wood of different maturity

Keoki Apokolani Carter

Wood quality and strength relationships in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga mezieseii (Mirb.) Franco) wood of different maturity

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Douglas fir -- Quality.,
  • Wood -- Quality.,
  • Douglas fir -- Northwest, Pacific.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Keoki Apokolani Carter.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination46 leaves, bound :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15184968M

    cation of wood; the effect of cellular structure of wood on its strength, shrinkage, permeability, and other properties; the in-fluence of environmental factors, such as light, soil, moisture, and fire, on the quality of wood produced; and secretions of economic value . Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life With the Tree Planting Tribe by Charlotte Gill (Greystone Books ) (Nonfiction-This is a Canadian book that has won numerous awards, but I can't find a call number). Now here is a subculture that I've never thought or heard about/5. Get this from a library! Genetics of Wood Production. [Bruce J Zobel; Jackson B Jett] -- Wood quality and uniformity are primary objectives of a forest tree improvement program. A considerable amount of wood variation is under genetic .


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Wood quality and strength relationships in Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga mezieseii (Mirb.) Franco) wood of different maturity by Keoki Apokolani Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Solid wood — that is, wood cut into boards from the trunk of the tree — makes up most of the wood in a piece of furniture. The type of wood you choose determines the beauty and strength of the finished piece. Many varieties of wood are available, and each has its own properties.

The [ ]. Wood: Strength and Stiffness Wood is one of the oldest and best-known structural materials, and one of the few renewable natural resources. Wood is a desirable material for construc­ tion because it requires less energy to produce a usable end product than do other materials.

Wood is also extremely versatile. The relevance of inclusion of wood quality traits (such as density, stiffness or strength) into breeding programs of different conifer species, especially. Relationships between lumber grade and wood properties of 2x4s harvested from a year-old Douglas-fir progeny test.

MOE bl is static bending MOE. DEN dl is dry lumber density. Relationships of density, microfibril angle, and sound velocity with stiffness and strength in mature wood of Douglas-fir B. Lachenbruch, a G. Johnson, b G. Downes, c R. Evans d a Department of Wood Science and Engineering, Oregon State Cited by: According to Nishimura et al.

(), thermally pretreated wood at – °C, prior to mixing it with coal, had smaller negative effects on coke strength than untreated wood, so that a 3% addition of pretreated wood was possible without a major deterioration of cold strength. The reactivity of the resultant biocokes was not evaluated in.

I’m slowly grinding my way through roughly wood species that have still yet to be listed on the site. I’m working my way alphabetically by botanical name, so check out the latest added wood to see where I’m at in the queue.

(Let me know if you’ve got something interesting that you’d like to donate to the site; or else perhaps we. For many years, the design values of Canadian dimension lumber were determined by testing small clear samples.

Although this approach had worked well in the past, there were some indications that it did not always provide an accurate reflection of how a full-sized member would behave in service.

Beginning in the s, new data was gathered on full-size graded. Volume 8, Issue 4, ISSN: (Print)Hiroshi Harada, Hiroshi Saiki Pages OriginalPaper. Douglas-fir wood quality studies Part II: Effects of age and stimulated growth on fibril angle and chemical constituents Effects of strain-rate on the transverse strength of Pinus radiata wood.

Cousins Pages   The genetic control and phenotypic and genotypic correlations among wood density, modulus of elasticity, height, diameter, and volume were assessed using trees representing 20 unrelated year-old coastal Douglas-fir full-sib families growing on four (spaced and pruned vs.

control) comparable test sites. Generally, no significant differences were Cited by:   The house of quality is then populated with information such as strength of relationships between customer requirements and process requirements, importance of requirements for customers, position of the company compared to the competition in each quality requirement, and current and target values for the technical descriptors listed.

affect the strength and performance of wood in bridge applications. This includes not only the anatomical, physical, and mechanical properties of wood as a material, but also the standards and practices related to the manufacture of structural wood products, such File Size: KB.

Biological Decomposition of Solid Wood T. KENT KIRK U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison WI ELLIS B.

COWLING School of Forest Resources, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC Decomposition of wood is an important part of the carbon cycle of nature.

Decomposition is caused byFile Size: KB. Wood formed during the first three or so years of life of a tree is generally dominated by the so-called juvenile w46 (Figure 19(a)).Although formed by the vascular cambium, juvenile wood differs from SW because its formation is relatively close to the SAM, which influences the vascular cambium activity in a poorly understood manner.

47 In general, juvenile wood tends. Douglas-fir, the most important timber species in the Pacific Northwest, US (PNW), has high stiffness and strength.

Growing it in plantations on short rotations since the s has led to concerns about the impact of juvenile/mature wood proportion on wood properties. Lumber recovered from four sites in a thinning trial in the PNW was analyzed for relationships between Author: Eini C.

Lowell, Eric C. Turnblom, Jeff M. Comnick, CL Huang. For relationships of MO[] of peeler cores to maximum load properties of lumber, the correlation coefficients were for MOR and for ultimate tensile strength (UTS).

For 8-cm- (3-in.-) diameter lodgepole pine, Pellerin et al. (a) found a correlation coefficient of for UTS with MO[] in tests on 81 specimens. Growth and wood quality of black spruce and balsam fir following careful logging around small merchantable stems (CLASS) in the boreal forest of Quebec, Canada Audrey Lemay Département des sciences fondamentales, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi, boulevard de l'Université, Chicoutimi, Québec, Canada G7H 2B1Cited by: 9.

Lachenbruch B, Johnson GR, Downes GM, Evans R. Relationships of density, microfibril angle, and sound velocity with stiffness and strength in mature wood of Douglas-fir.

Can. For. Res. 40 (1): Link, ISI, Google Scholar. AbstractCited by: BOOK REVIEW MICROFIBRIL ANGLE IN WOOD The Proceedings of the IAWA/IUFRO International Workshop on the "Significance of Microfibril Angle to Wood Quality" edited by B.G. Butterfield Published by B.G.

Butterfield, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. 9 pages, illus. Softcover. NZ$ Source: AS Timber—classification into strength groups 6 * This table does not apply to white cypress (Callitris glaucophylla), which has equivalent strength properties in both seasoned and unseasoned conditions, with available stress grades of F7, F5 and F4.** The visual grade ‘Structural 5’ only applies to softwoods (eg, Pinus, Picea, Larix, Araucaria and Abies species).

Progress 10/01/08 to 09/30/09 Outputs OUTPUTS: A series of Douglas-fir test sites were established this past year to test the idea of moving seed sources in response to climate change and evaluate options for adapting to climate change through assisted migration, using silvicultural and genetic options.

In the past years, the Pacific Northwest. The high juvenile wood content of the ponderosa pine and the low juvenile wood content of the Douglas-fir contribute to the large difference in properties of the logs for the two species. The two species also exhibited different types of failure.

The suppressed growth Douglas-fir logs failed with the expected "splintery" failure. The relative importance of density, acoustic velocity, and microfibril angle (MFA) for the prediction of stiffness (MOE) and strength (MOR) has not been well established for Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco).

MOE and MOR of small clear specimens of mature wood were better predicted by density and velocity than by either variable alone ( trees >20 Cited by: growth Douglas-fir, but even less was known generally concerning the strength of wood in tension parallel to grain (28, p.

81). In the past, because wood exhibits great strength along the grain, and because of lack of practical fasteners, it W&* uncomon for a clear, streight-grained piece of wood to be pulled apart lengthwise before. And so the wood doesn't lie perfectly on that cube line, but it's fairly close.

And then similarly, if we took the honeycomb and we loaded it this way on, it deformed axially. The modulus depended linearly on the density.

So you get the same kind of relationships there. And then if you look at the strength, the strength along the grain goes. The material properties of wood also vary based upon the type of wood and its moisture content.

Oak is very strong in tension, and the tensile yield varies down through the hardwood and down into the softwoods such as pine and firs. White oak, for example, has twice the strength of Douglas fir in both shear and tension.

Oak wood has a density of about g/cm 3 ( oz/cu in) creating great strength and wood is very resistant to insect and fungal attack because of its high tannin content.

It also has very appealing grain markings, particularly when planking was common on high status Viking longships in the 9th and 10th centuries. The wood was hewn Clade: Tracheophytes.

Other species exhibit great variation. For example, Douglas fir in summer produces small diameter, thick-walled fibres with low microfibril angle whereas in spring the fibres have large diameter, very thin walls and a high microfibril angle. These differences make the Douglas fir summerwood as much as seven times stiffer than the springwood.

Goals / Objectives 1) Study radial and longitudinal variation in wood structure and physiology, andthe environmental factors that alter these. This should improve our understanding of the effects of different silvicultural regimes on wood quality and tree growth. 2) Investigate the effects of growth rate on decay resistance, wood density, and wood structure.

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To understand the differences between grades of plywood, and the meaning of the various. Douglas-fir sapwood at the top of the tree (in the juvenile wood zone) can withstand higher negative water potentials than can the sapwood produced in the same year, but lower on the stem.

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This paper provides a review on the use of acoustics to measure stiffness of standing trees, stems, and logs. An outline is given of the properties of wood and how these are related to stiffness and acoustic velocity throughout the tree.

Factors are described that influence the speed of sound in wood, including the different types of acoustic waves which propagate in tree Cited by:   Because Sitka spruce timber generally fails to meet the requirements for the C24 strength class because of insufficient stiffness rather than insufficient strength and because wood stiffness in this study was only just sufficient to meet the requirements for the C16 strength class, it would be worth considering trying to breed trees with higher Cited by: We focused on branching in the second log which is located immediately above the butt log and constitutes an important part of a tree's wood volume and potential value.

Branch diameters were measured on multiple Douglas-fir trees nested within 40. CONTROL OF PARTICULATE EMISSIONS FROM WOOD-FIRED BOILERS Prepared by PEDCo Environmental, Inc. Su Atkinson Square Cincinnati, Ohio Contract No.Task Order No. 11 Principal Author: Richard W. Boubel, Ph.D, PEDCo Project Manager: Donald J.

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As a result, design and building professionals are increasingly using wood products, not only for homes, but for a wide range of commercial, institutional and.Abstract.

We studied the relationships among wood anatomy, hydraulic conductivity, density and shear parallel to the grain in the stem of Handroanthus vellosoi trees with the goal to identify possible trade-offs between hydraulic conductivity and mechanical properties.

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