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SOLVE The performance analyst for hardwood sawmillsAuthor(s): Jeff Palmer; Jan Wiedenbeck; Elizabeth Porterfield
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-43. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 44 p. and 1 CD-ROM.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Northern Research Station
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DescriptionPresents the users manual and CD-ROM for SOLVE, a computer program that helps sawmill managers improve efficiency and solve problems commonly found in hardwood sawmills. SOLVE provides information on key operational factors including log size distribution, lumber grade yields, lumber recovery factor and overrun, and break-even log costs. (Microsoft Windows? Edition)
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CitationPalmer, Jeff; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Porterfield, Elizabeth. 2009. SOLVE The performance analyst for hardwood sawmills. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-43. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 44 p. and 1 CD-ROM.
Keywordsbreak-even, diameter, grade, hardwood, length, logs, lumber, recovery
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