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Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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David E. Kretschmann
David E. Kretschmann

David E. Kretschmann

Engineering Properties of Wood, Wood Based Materials and Structures
Unit: FPL-4714
Research General Engineer
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9307
Email address
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Research Interest

  • Development of fundamental information on the properties of wood and wood based materials
  • Effect of wood quality on product performance
  • Grading and property assignment of lumber and round timbers


Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.S. Engineering Mechanics , 1987
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, B.S. , 1984

Professional Organizations

  • USDA technical representative to the American Lumber Standard Committee, Member
  • ALSC Board of Review, Technical Advisor

Below are the 83 publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: Maintenance Procedures for North American Visually-graded Dimension Lumber Design Values
Source: In: World Conference on Timber Engineering, Quebec City, Canada, August 10-14, 2014; p. 8.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David; DeVisser, Don; Cheung, Kevin; Browder, Bob; Rozek, Al
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Reliability Implications in Wood Systems of a Bivariate Gaussian-Weibull Distribution and the Associated Univariate Pseudo-truncated Weibull
Source: Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Volume 42, Number 2, MARCH 2014; 9 p.
Author(s) Verrill, Steve P.; Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E.; Hatfield, Cherilyn A.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Species Identification and Design Value Estimation of Wooden Members in Covered Bridges
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-228. 94 p.
Author(s) Wiedenhoeft, Alex C.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Structural (Performance) class Potential for North America
Source: In: World Conference on Timber Engineering, Quebec City, Canada, August 10-14, 2014; p 8.
Author(s) Jones, Eric; Kretschmann, David E.; Cheung, Kevin
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: An Evaluation of a Proposed Revision of the ASTM D 1990 Grouping Procedure
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper, FPL-RP-671, 2013. 36 p.
Author(s) Verrill, Steve P; Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E.; Hatfield, Cherilyn A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Analysis of the Part I Southern Pine In-Grade Program Data
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-221, 2013; 15 p.
Author(s) Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E; Hatfield, Cherilyn A.; Green, David W.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chapter 2: Manufacturing Cross-laminated timber manufacturing
Source: In: CLT handbook: cross-laminated timber / edited by Erol Karacabeyli, Brad Douglas. -- U. S. ed. 2013; 34 p.
Author(s) Yeh, Borjen; Kretschmann, Dave; Wang, Brad (Jianhe)
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Prediction of wood Quality in Small-Diameter Douglas-Fir using site and Stand Characteristics
Source: Wood and Fiber Science, Volume 45, Number 1, 2013; pp. 49-61.
Author(s) Morrow, C.D.; Gorman, T.M.; Evans, J.W.; Kretschmann, D.E.; Hatfield, C.A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: USDA Forest Products Laboratory's Debris Launcher
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-0329, 2013: 17 p.
Author(s) Bridwell, James J.; Ross, Robert J.; Cai, Zhiyong; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: A study of wood baseball bat breakage
Source: Procedia engineering 34 (2012) 616-621; 2012.
Author(s) Drane, Patrick; Sherwood, James; Colosimo, Renzo; Kretschmann, David
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: An Investigation of bat durability by wood species
Source: Procedia Engineering 34 (2012) 421 - 432; 2012.
Author(s) Ruggiero, Eric; Sherwood, James; Drane, Patrick; Kretschmann, David
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Assessing the Capacity of Three Types of Round-wood Connections
Source: In: WCTE, World Conference on timber Engineering, New Zealand, 15-19 July 2012 pp. 154-157; 2012.
Author(s) Gorman, Thomas M.; Kretschmann, David E.; Begel, Marshall; Fishwild, Sarah; Shilts, Richard; Nelson, Timothy C.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Asymptotically efficient estimation of a bivariate Gaussian–Weibull distribution and an introduction to the associated pseudotruncated Weibull
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper, FPL-RP- 666, 2012: 78 p.
Author(s) Verrill, Steve P.; Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E.; Hatfield, Cherilyn A.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Characterization of Juvenile wood in Lodgepole Pine in the Intermountain West
Source: In: Proceedings of the 5Sth International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology, August 27-31, 2012 - Beijing, CHINA; 2012.
Author(s) Gorman, Thomas M.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Small Sample Properties of Asymptotically Efficient Estimators of the Parameters of a Bivariate Gaussian–Weibull Distribution
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper, FPL-RP-667, 2012: 48 p.
Author(s) Verrill, Steve P.; Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E.; Hatfield, Cherilyn A.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Sources of Confusion in the Determination of ASTM Repetitive Member Factors for the Allowable Properties of Wood Products
Source: J. Struct. Eng. 2012.138:130-133
Author(s) Verrill, S.; Kretschmann, D.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The North American Product Standard for Cross-Laminated Timber
Source: Wood Design Focus, Volume 22, Number 2, pp. 13-21; 2012
Author(s) Yeh, Borjen; Gagnon, Sylvain; Williamson, Tom; Pirvu, Ciprian; Lum, Conroy; Kretschmann, Dave
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
 
Title: Concerns about a Variance Approach to X-ray Diffractometric Estimation of Microfibril Angle in Wood
Source: Wood and Fiber Science, Volume 43, Number 2, 2011, pp. 153-168; 2011
Author(s) Verrill, Steve P.; Kretschmann, David E.; Herian, Victoria L.; Wiemann, Michael C.; Alden, Harry A.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
 
Title: .Wood Handbook, Wood as an Engineering Material (All Chapters)
Source: Forest Products Laboratory. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 508 p. 2010
Author(s) Bergman, Richard; Cai, Zhiyong; Carll, Charlie G.; Clausen, Carol A.; Dietenberger, Mark A.; Falk, Robert H.; Frihart, Charles R.; Glass, Samuel V.; Hunt, Christopher G.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Kretschmann, David E.; Rammer, Douglas R.; Ross, Robert J.; Star
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Concerns about a Variance Approach to the X-ray Diffractometric Estimation of Microfibril Angle in Wood
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper FPL-RP-658, 2010
Author(s) Verrill; Steve P.; Kretschmann; David E.; Herian; Victoria L.; Wiemann; Michael; Alden; Harry A.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of changing slope of grain on ash, maple, and yellow birch bending strength
Source: In: Proceedings of WCTE 2010 (the 11th world conference on timber engineering), Riva Del Garda, Italy. June 20-24, 2010 8p. paper no. 716 {published electronically] (reviewed Chris Park, Major League Baseball, Dan Halem, MLV, Doug Rammer, FPL, Herny Spelter FPL). Edited by Ario Ceccotti and Jan-Willem van de Kuilen (CD only, without page #s).
Author(s) Kretschmann, David; Bridwell, James J.; Nelson, Tim C.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: History of Lumber Submissions under ASTM D 1990 since the North American In-Grade Testing Program
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-GTR-189
Author(s) David E. Kretschmann; James W. Evans
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Influence of chemical treatments on moisture-induced dimensional change and elastic modulus of earlywood and latewood
Source: Holzforschung, Vol. 64, pp. 771-779, 2010
Author(s) Moon, Robert J.; Wells, Joseph; Kretschmann, David E.; Evans, James; Wiedenhoeft, Alex C.; Frihart, Charles R.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Nondestructive evaluation of timber highway guardrail posts
Source: In: Proceedings of the 11th world conference on timber engineering, 201 0 June 20-24. Riva Del Garda, Italy. Ariio Ceccotti and Jan Willem van de Kuilen, eds. (CD only, without page numbers). 2010
Author(s) Wacker, James P.; Wang, Xiping; Kretschmann, David E.; Rammer, Douglas R.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Repetitive Member Factors for the Allowable Properties of Wood Products
Source: US Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper FPL-RP-657, 2010
Author(s) Verrill; Steve P.; Kretschmann; David E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Sustainable Building Materials from At-Risk Intermountain Species
Source: FPL RIP-4714-019
Author(s) Kretschmann, David; Gorman, Thomas; Morrow, Carl
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Handbook, Chapter 05: Mechanical Properties of Wood
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 5-1 - 5-46. Chapter 5.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Handbook, Chapter 06: Commercial Lumber, Round Timbers, and Ties
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 6-1 - 6-25. Chapter 6.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Handbook, Chapter 07: Stress Grades and Design Properties for Lumber, Round Timber, and Ties
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 7-1 - 7-16. Chapter 7.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2009
 
Title: Material Variability and Repetitive Member Factors for the Allowable Properties of Engineered Wood Products
Source: Journal of Testing and Evaluation, Vol. 37, No. 6, pp. 1-9; 2009
Author(s) Verrill, Steve; Kretschmann, David E.;
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Midwest Guardrail System with Round Timber Posts
Source: Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board,No. 2120,Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington,D.C., 2009, pp. 47-59; 2009
Author(s) Faller, Ronald K.; Reid, John D.; Kretschmann, David E.; Hascall, Jason A.; Sicking, Dean L.
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Species Identification and Field-Grading of Woods in Covered Bridges
Source: FPL RIP-4714-018
Author(s) Kretschmann, David; Wiedenhoeft, Alex
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2008
 
Title: Influence of juvenile wood content on shear parallel, compression, and tension transverse to grain strength and mode I fracture toughness for loblolly pine
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-647. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 25 pages.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long-term effects of elevated carbon dioxide on sour orange tree specific gravity and anatomy
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-648. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages
Author(s) Wiemann, Michael C.; Kretschmann, David; Rudie, Alan; Kimball, Bruce A.; Idso, Sherwood B.
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Material variability and repetitive member allowable property adjustments in forest products engineering
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-649. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture,Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 36 pages.
Author(s) Verrill, Steve; Kretschmann, David
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The influence of juvenile wood content on shear parallel, compression,and tension perpendicular to grain strength and mode I fracture toughness of loblolly pine at various ring orientation
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 58, nos. 7/8 (July/Aug. 2008): Pages 89-96
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2007
 
Title: Effect of press-drying on static bending properties of plantation-grown No. 2 loblolly pine lumber
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 57, no. 11 (Nov. 2007): Pages 70-73
Author(s) Stoker, Denise L.; Pearson, R.G.; Kretschmann, David E.; Tang, Yifu; Simpson, Bill
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Investigating the use of small-diameter softwood as guardrail posts (Dynamic Test Results)
Source: MwRSF Research Report no. TRP-03-179-07. Lincoln, NE : Midwest Roadside Safety Facility, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2007. 436 p.
Author(s) Hascall, Faller, Reid, Sicking, Kretschmann
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Investigating the use of small-diameter softwood as guardrail posts: static test results
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-640. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 23 pages.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Faller, Ron; Hascall, Jason; Reid, John; Sicking,Dean; Rohde, John; Shilts, Dick; Nelson, Tim
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long-term effects of elevated carbon dioxide concentration on sour orange wood specific gravity, modulus of elasticity, and microfibril angle
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0307. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 9 pages.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David; Evans, James; Wiemann, Mike, Rudie, Alan; Kimball, Bruce A.; Idso, Sherwood B.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: THE ROLE OF EARLYWOOD AND LATEWOOD PROPERTIES ON DIMENSIONAL STABILITY OF LOBLOLLY PINE
Source: Proceedings of the compromised wood workshop. 2007 January 29-30; Christchurch, New Zealand: Wood Technology Research
Author(s) Kretschmann, D. E.; Cramer, S. M.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood
Source: In: Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology. New York : John Wiley & Sons, c2007. p. 1-59 (Online posting July 13, 2007.) DOI: 10.1002/0471238961.2315150404211802.a01.pub2; 2007
Author(s) Kretschmann, Winandy, clausen, Wiemann, Bergmann, Rowell, Zerbe, Beecher, White, McKeever, Howard
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: Grading timber and glued structural members
Source: Primary wood processing : principles and practice. Dordrecht : Springer, c2006: ISBN: 1402043929: 9781402043925: pages 339-390.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Hernandez, Roland
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: JMFA2-A Graphically Interactive Java Program That Fits Microfibril Angle X-ray Diffraction Data
Source: Research Paper FPL-RP-635. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 69 pages
Author(s) Verrill, Steve P.; Kretschmann, David E.; Herian, Victoria L.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Selected mesostructure properties in loblolly pine from Arkansas plantations
Source: Characterization of the cellulosic cell wall. Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2006: ISBN 2005016442: pages 149-170.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Cramer, Steven M.; Lakes, Roderic; Schmidt, Troy
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Small-diameter roundwood, strong-post W-beam guardrail systems
Source: WCTE 2006 : 9th World Conference on Timber Engineering, August 6-10, 2006, Portland, OR, USA : program and abstracts. Portland, Or. : World Conference on Timber Engineering, [2006]: [8] pages.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David; Faller, Ronald; Reid, John; Hascall, Jason; Sicking, Dean; Rohde, John
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Small-Diameter Roundwood, Strong-Post W-Beam Guardrail Systems
Source: In: Proceedings WTCE 2006 - 9th world conference on timber engineering; 2006 August 6-10; Portland, OR: Oregon State University. Available on CD.
Author(s) Kretschmann, Faller, Reid, Hascall, Sicking, Rohde
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Crash System Development and Testing of Round Guardrails Posts
Source: FPL RIP-4714-004
Author(s) Kretschmann, D.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Earlywood and latewood elastic properties in loblolly pine
Source: Holzforschung. Vol. 59 (2005): pages 531-538.
Author(s) Cramer, Steven; Kretschmann, David; Lakes, Roderic; Schmidt, Troy
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Improved utilization of small-diameter ponderosa pine in glulam timber
Source: Res. Pap. FPL-RP-625. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 38 p.
Author(s) Hernandez, Roland; Green, David W.; Kretschmann, David E.; Verrill, Steven P.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: ON FRACTURE-RELATED CAUSES FOR REDUCTION IN TENSILE STRENGTH OF SOUTHERN PINE LUMBER AT LOW MOISTURE CONTENT
Source: Wood and Fiber Science, 35(1), 2003. pp. 90-101
Author(s) Green, Cramer, Kretschmann
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Velcro mechanics in wood
Source: Nature materials. Vol. 2 (Dec. 2003): Pages 775-776
Author(s) Kretschmann, David
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: Micromechanical measurement of wood substructure properties.
Source: Proceedings of the 2002 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 10-12, 2002, Milwaukee, Wisconsin [electronic resource]. Bethel, CT : Society for Experimental Mechanics. c2002: [3] pages.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Schmidt, Troy W.; Lakes, Roderic S.; Cramer, Steven M.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2001
 
Title: Achievements in the utilization of poplarwood : guideposts for the future
Source: Forestry chronicle. Vol. 77, no. 2 (Mar./Apr. 2001): Pages 265-269
Author(s) Balatinecz, John J.; Kretschmann, David E.; Leclercq, Andre
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Formation and properties of juvenile wood in southern pines: a synopsis
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-129. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 42 p.
Author(s) Larson, Philip R.; Kretschmann, David E.; Clark, Alexander III; Isebrands, J.G.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Procedures for developing allowable properties for a single species under ASTM D1990 and computer programs useful for the calculations
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-126. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 42 p.
Author(s) Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E.; Herian, Victoria L.; Green, David W.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Properties and utilization of poplar wood
Source: Poplar culture in North America. Ottawa : NRC Research Press, 2001: Pages 277-291
Author(s) Balatinecz, John J.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2000
 
Title: Achievements in the utilzation of poplar wood : guideposts for the future : [abstract]
Source: 21st Session of the International Poplar Commission (IPC 2000) : poplar and willow culture : meeting the needs of society and the environment. St. Paul, Minn. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station, 2000. General techn
Author(s) Balatinecz, John J.; Leclercq, Andre.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Structural lumber properties of Wisconsin-5 hybrid poplar : [abstract]
Source: 21st Session of the International Poplar Commission (IPC 2000) : poplar and willow culture : meeting the needs of society and the environment. St. Paul, Minn. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station, 2000. General techn
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Isebrands, J. G.; Stanosz, Glen
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1999
 
Title: Mechanical grading of oak timbers
Source: Journal of materials in civil engineering. Vol. 11, no. 2 (May 1999).:p. 91-97 : ill.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Green, David W.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Monitoring of visually graded structural lumber
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-576):18 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Evans, James W.; Brown, Linda.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Structural Composite Lumber
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 1999
Author(s) Kretschmann, David
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Structural lumber properties of hybrid poplar
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-573):8 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Isebrands, J. G..; Stanosz, Glen.; Dramm, John R.; Olstad, Adele.; Cole, David.; Samsel, Jay.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1998
 
Title: Properties of Juvenile Wood
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 1998
Author(s) Kretschmann, David
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1997
 
Title: Effect of Juvenile Wood on Shear Parallel and Compression Perpendicular-to-Grain Strength for Loblolly Pine
Source: Proc CTIA/IUFRO Intl Wood Quality Workshop August 18-22, 1997
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: PROPERTIES AND GRADING OF SOUTHERN PINE TIMBERS
Source: Forest Prod. J. 47(9):78-85.
Author(s) Green, David W.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Variations of microfibril angle in loblolly pine: comparison of iodine crystallization and x-ray diffraction techniques
Source: Proc of the IAWA/IUFRO Intl Workshop on the Significance of Microfibril Angle to Wood Quality; Westport, New Zealand, November 1997; pp. 157-177
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Alden, Harry A.; Verrill, Steve
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1996
 
Title: Mechanical Grading of Timbers for Transportation Industry
Source: 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. FPL-GTR-94
Author(s) Green, David; Kretschmann, David; Wolcott, Mike; Ross, Robert
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Modeling Moisture Content-Mechanical Property Relationships for Clear Southern Pine
Source: Wood and Fiber Science, 28(3), 1996, pp. 320-337
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Green, David W.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Moisture Content-Specific Gravity Relationships for Clear Southern Pine
Source: Proc of the intl wood engineering conference; 1996 October 28-31; New Orleans, LA.
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Green, David W.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1995
 
Title: Effect of Varying Dimensions on Tapered End-Notched Flexure Shear Specimen
Source: Wood Science and Technology, Vol. 29, 1995, pp. 287-293
Author(s) Kretschmann, D. E.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Stress wave techniques for determining quality of dimensional lumber from switch ties
Source: (Research note FPL ; RN-0265):12 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Schad, K. C.; Kretschmann, D. E.; McDonald, K. A.; Ross, R. J.; Green, D. W.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1994
 
Title: Longitudinal shrinkage in fast-grown loblolly pine plantation wood
Source: Forest Prod. J. 44(1):58-62.
Author(s) Ying, Lu; Kretschmann, David E.; Bendtsen, B. Alan
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Moisture content and the properties of clear Southern Pine
Source: FPL-RP-531, June 1994; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Green, D.W.; Kretschmann, D.E.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Strength Properties of Low Moisture Content Southern Pine
Source: Timber Research Development and Advisory Council
Author(s) Kretschmann, D.; Green, D.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1993
 
Title: Effect of Various Proportions of Juvenile Wood on Laminated Veneer Lumber
Source: FPL-RP-521, July 1993; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Moody, Russell, C.; Pellerin, Roy F.; Bendtsen, B.A.; Cahill, James M.; McAlister, Robert H.; Sharp, Donald W.
Year: 1993   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1992
 
Title: Ultimate tensile stress and modulus of elasticity of fast-grown plantation loblolly pine lumber
Source: Wood and Fiber Science, 24(2). 1992. pp. 189-203
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Bendtsen, B. Alan
Year: 1992   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1991
 
Title: Effect of Moisture Content on Stress Intensity Factors in Southern Pine
Source: International timber engineering conference
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.; Green, David W.; Mainauskas, Vyto.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Feasibility study of a modified ASTM D 143 block shear specimen for thin material
Source: Forest Products Research Society
Author(s) Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Title: LUMBER PROPERTY RELATIONSHIPS FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN STANDARDS
Source: Wood and Fiber Science. 23(3), 1991, pp. 436-456
Author(s) Green, David W.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1990
 
Title: Moisture Content and Tensile Strength of Douglas Fir Dimension Lumber
Source: FPL-RP-497, April 1990; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Green, David W.; Pellerin, Roy F.; Evans, James W.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Stress Class Systems--An Idea Whose Time Has Come?
Source: FPL-RP-500, December 1990; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Green, David W.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1988
 
Title: EFFECT OF CCA PRESERVATIVE TREATMENT AND REDRYING ON FRACTURE TOUGHNESS OF LOBLOLLY PINE
Source: Proc, 1988 INTL CONF ON TIMBER ENGINEERING ; September 19-22, 1988; pp. 576-583
Author(s) Winandy, Jerrold E.; Kretschmann, David E.
Year: 1988   view abstract, download publication »
 
Publication Year: 2013
Forest Service researcher conducts an in-grade bending test on Southern pine. David Kretschmann, USDA Forest Service
Highlight ID: 440
Traditional Grading System Updated for Structural Lumber

The Forest Products Laboratory has traditionally provided unbiased information on the properties, characteristics, design, and use of structural wood products to groups and agencies that develop or control standards for ensuring public safety and hea ...

Installation of a cross-laminated timber panel for Promega building in Fitchburg, Wisconsin. Steve Schmieding, USDA Forest Service
Highlight ID: 439
Wood Construction Goes Beyond Its Traditional Roots

As interest in sustainable building options continues to grow. Wood construction is going beyond its traditional roots in housing and expanding into mid-rise, high-rise, and non-residential applications. To support this trend, a new U.S. guide for th ...

 
Publication Year: 2010

Highlight ID: 170
Centennial Edition, Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material

The Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material serves as a primary reference document for a wide variety of users-from the general public through architects and design engineers who use wood in highly engineered structures. ...

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Right Up Our Alley:

FPL made national news in 2008 and 2011 when Research General Engineer Dave Kretschmann and his team became known for their work with Major League Baseball and the perplexing problem of breaking baseball bats. But did you know that FPL’s foray into sports goes back much farther than our work with ...

02-26-2015

swst_logoExcellence in Writing Award Goes to FPL-Authored Journal Article

The Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST) has awarded their First Place George Marra Award for Excellence in Writing to three Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) researchers and their project partners...

04-11-2014

fin_fig_01Shelter from the Storm?

Throughout the United States, hundreds of tornadoes and several hurricanes affect people’s livelihoods each year. Nearly every state east of the Rocky Mountains faces the possibility of devastating tornadoes, with the Midwest being particularly at risk. Living along the gulf and east coasts offers...

12-23-2013