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NDE of logs and standing trees using new acoustic tools : technical application and resultsAuthor(s): Peter Carter; Xiping Wang; Robert J. Ross; David Briggs
Source: Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood : May 2-4, 2005, University of Applied Sciences, Eberswalde, Germany. Aachen, Germany : Shaker Verlag, 2005: pages 161-169
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DescriptionThe new Director ST300 provides a means to efficiently assess stands for stiffness and related wood properties based on standing tree acoustic velocily measures, and can be easily integrated with pre-harvest and earlier stand assessments. This provides for effective valuation for forest sale, stumpage purchase, harvest planning, and ranking of progeny or clones in tree breeding programs.
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CitationCarter, Peter; Wang, Xiping; Ross, Robert J.; Briggs, David. 2005. NDE of logs and standing trees using new acoustic tools : technical application and results. Proceedings of the 14th International Symposium on Nondestructive Testing of Wood : May 2-4, 2005, University of Applied Sciences, Eberswalde, Germany. Aachen, Germany : Shaker Verlag, 2005: pages 161-169
KeywordsWood, mechanical properties, nondestructive testing, microfibrils, acoustic testing, log grading, grading, stiffness, standing trees
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