Performance of Wood Structures in Housing


Publications

2020
Irby, N. E., F. J. N. Franca, H. M. Barnes, R. D. Seale, R. Shmulsky. 2020. Effect of growth rings per inch and specific gravity on compression parallel to grain in No. 2 2x8 and 2x10 southern pine lumber. BioResources 15(2):2310-2325. Download

2020
Irby, N. E., F. J. N. Franca, H. M. Barnes, R. D. Seale, R. Shmulsky. 2020. Effect of growth rings per inch and specific gravity on compression perpendicular to grain in No. 2 2x8 and 2x10 southern pine lumber. Forest Products Journal 70(2):213-220. Download

2020
Maafi, N., E. D. Entsminger, L. L. Ingram Jr., D. J. Nikolic. 2020. Assessment of volatile metabolites for in situ detection of fungal decay in wooden structures. Building and Environment 183:107140. Download

2020
Verrill, S. P., F. C. Owens, M. A. Arvanitis, D. E. Kretschmann, R. Shmulsky, R. J. Ross, P. Lebow. 2020. Estimated probability of breakage of lumber of a fixed "grade" can vary greatly from mill to mill and time to time. Research Paper FPL-RP-705. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 47 p. Download

2019
Barbosa, M. C., J. Street, F. C. Owens, R. Shmulsky. 2019. The effect of multiple knots in close proximity on southern pine lumber properties. Forest Products Journal 69(4):278-282. Download

2019
Verrill, S. P., F. C. Owens, D. E. Kretschmann, R. Shmulsky, L. S. Brown. 2019. Visual and MSR grades of lumber are not two-parameter Weibulls and why it matters (with a discussion of censored data fitting). USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI. FPL-RP-703. 40 pp. Download

2018
Owens, F. C., S. P. Verrill, R. Shmulsky, D. E. Kretschmann. 2018. Distributions of MOE and MOR in a full lumber population. Wood and Fiber 50(3):265-279. Download

2018
Verrill S.P., F.C. Owens, D.E. Kretschmann, R. Shmulsky. 2018. A fit of a mixture of bivariate normals to lumber stiffness-strength data. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI. FPL-RP-696. 44 pp.

2017
Barnes, H.M., L.S. Sites, T.S.F.A. França, M.G. Sanders, F.J.N. França. 2017. Dimensional stability of melamine formaldehyde-treated southern pine. International Research Group on Wood Protection. IRG/WP 17-40774. 5 pp.

2015
Yang, B.Z., R.D. Seale, R. Shmulsky, J. Dahlen, X. Wang. 2015. Comparison of nondestructive testing methods for evaluating No. 2 southern pine lumber: Part A, modulus of elasticity. Wood and Fiber Scienc 47(4):375-384.

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