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    Author(s): R.J. Ross; X. Wang; M.O. Hunt; L.A. Soltis
    Date: 2002
    Source: Techniques. Vol. 26, no. 4 (July/Aug. 2002): [3] pages
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    The Forest Products Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, has been developing nondestructive evaluation (NDE) techniques to identify degradation of wood in structures and the performance characteristics that remain in the structure. This work has focused on using dynamic testing techniques, particularly stress wave and ultrasonic transmission NDE techniques for both laobratory and field investigations.

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    Ross, R.J.; Wang, X.; Hunt, M.O.; Soltis, L.A. 2002. Transverse vibration technique to identify deteriorated wood floor systems. Techniques. Vol. 26, no. 4 (July/Aug. 2002): [3] pages

    Keywords

    Floor system, nondestructive evaluation, NDE

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