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Evaluation of acoustic tomography for tree decay detectionAuthor(s): Shanquing Liang; Xiping Wang; Janice Wiedenbeck; Zhiyong Cai; Feng Fu
Source: In: Proceedings of the 15th international symposium on nondestructive testing of wood; 2007 September 10-12; Duluth, MN. Forest Products Society: 49-54.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionIn this study, the acoustic tomography technique was used to detect internal decay in high value black cherry (Prunus seratina) trees. Two-dimensional images of the cross sections of the tree samples were constructed using PiCUS Q70 software. The trees were felled following the field test, and a disc from each testing elevation was subsequently cut and evaluated in the laboratory.
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CitationLiang, Shanquing; Wang, Xiping; Wiedenbeck, Janice; Cai, Zhiyong; Fu, Feng. 2008. Evaluation of acoustic tomography for tree decay detection. In: Proceedings of the 15th international symposium on nondestructive testing of wood; 2007 September 10-12; Duluth, MN. Forest Products Society: 49-54.
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