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Use of Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques for Predicting the Mechanical Properties of Wood CompositesAuthor(s): Timothy G. Rials; Stephen S. Kelley; Chi-Leung So
Source: Wood and Fiber Science 34(3): 398-407
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionNear infrared (NIR) spectroscopy was used to characterize a set of medium-density fiberboard (MDF) samples. This spectroscopic technique, in combination with projection to latent structures (PLS) modeling, effectively predicted the mechanical strength of MDF samples with a wide range of physical properties. The stiffness, strength, and internal bond properties of the MDF samples could be predicted from the NIR spectra of the MDF surface. The technique is very rapid and provides molecular level insight on subtle changes in the properties of the MDF panels. The results highlight the potential value of NIR spectroscopy for process monitoring and quality control applications.
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CitationRials, Timothy G.; Kelley, Stephen S.; So, Chi-Leung. 2002. Use of Advanced Spectroscopic Techniques for Predicting the Mechanical Properties of Wood Composites. Wood and Fiber Science 34(3): 398-407
KeywordsNear infrared spectroscopy, multivariate analysis, medium-density fiberboard, mechanical properties
- Use of near infared spectroscopy to measure the chemical and mechanical properties of solid wood
- Use of near infrared spectroscopy to measure the chemical and mechanical properties of solid wood
- Rapid Assessment Of The Fundamental Property Variation Of Wood
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