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Program Manual for Producing Weight Scaling Conversion TablesAuthor(s): Gary L. Tyre; Clyde A. Fasick; Frank M. Riley; Frank O. Lege
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-3. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 46 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThree computer programs are presented which can be applied by individual firms to establish a weight-scaling information system, The first generates volume estimates from truckload weights for any combination of veneer, sawmill, and pulpwood volumes. The second provides quality-control information by tabulating differences between estimated volumes and observed check-scale volumes. The third produces weight estimates from volumes and generates tables that can be used to relate back to stumpage sales and current harvesting operations. The system depends upon regression analysis.
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CitationTyre, Gary L.; Fasick, Clyde A.; Riley, Frank M., Jr.; Lege, Frank O. 1973. Program Manual for Producing Weight Scaling Conversion Tables. Gen. Tech. Rep. SE-3. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 46 p.
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