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One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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Michael Ritter

Director's Office
Unit: FPL-DO
Assistant Director
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9493
mritter@fs.fed.us

Current Research

As the Assistant Director for Wood Products Research group at FPL, Mike provides program oversight for the units conducting research in the areas of wood anatomy, wood engineering, biodeterioration of wood, protection from decay, fire, and weathering, and evaluation of the economics of wood utilization. He also heads the Advanced Housing Research Center at the Forest Products Laboratory which evaluates and develops technology for both new and existing housing in which wood and/or wood-based products are used as primary or secondary building components. Mike is a registered Professional Engineer in the states of Alaska and Wisconsin.


Below are the 92 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2009
 
Title: Security Manual for Covered Bridges
Source: FPL RIP-3333-013
Author(s) Phares, Brent; Ritter, Michael;
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Nanotechnology opportunities in residential and non-residential construction
Source: 2nd International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction, 13-16 November 2005, Bilbao, Spain [CD-ROM]. Bagneux, France: RILEM: 9 pages.
Author(s) Wegner, Theodore H.; Winandy, Jerrold E.; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: A comparative study of wood highway sound barriers
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 52, no. 3 (Mar. 2002).:p. 35-43 : ill.
Author(s) Grgurevich, Stefan; Boothby, Thomas; Manbeck, Harvey; Burroughs, Courtney; Cegelka, Stephen; Bernecker, Craig; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2001
 
Title: Analysis of thermal change in stress-laminated timber bridge decks
Source: FPL-RP-598, May 2001; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Kainz, James A.; Wacker, James P.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Bishop, Stan
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Performance of Timber Bridges 20. Gray Stress-Laminated Deck Bridge
Source: FPL-RP-592, January 2001; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Dagher, Habib J.; Altimore, Frank M.; Caccese, Vincent; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges--21. Humphrey stress-laminated T-beam bridge
Source: FPL-RP-597, June 2001; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Kainz, James A.; Wacker, James P.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Bishop, Stan
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2000
 
Title: Evaluation and field load testing of timber railroad bridge
Source: Fifth International Bridge Engineering Conference. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2000. Transportation research record ; 1696.:p. 323-333 : ill.
Author(s) Wipf, Terry J.; Ritter, Michael A.; Wood, Douglas L.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Performance of Timber Bridges--18. Byron Stress-Laminated Truss Bridge
Source: FPL-RP-588, December 2000; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Dagher, Habib J.; Altimore, Frank M.; Caccese, Vincent; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Performance of Timber Bridges--19. North Yarmouth Stress-Laminated Truss Bridge
Source: FPL-RP-590 January 2001; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Dagher, Habib J.; Altimore, Frank M.; Caccese, Vincent; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Reliability-based criteria for load and resistance factor design code for wood bridges
Source: Fifth International Bridge Engineering Conference. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2000. Transportation research record ; 1696.:p. 316-322 : ill.
Author(s) Eamon, Chris.; Nowak, Andrzej S.; Ritter, Michael A.; Murphy, Joe.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Two test level 4 bridge railing and transition systems for transverse timber deck bridges
Source: Fifth International Bridge Engineering Conference. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2000. Transportation research record ; 1696.:p. 334-351 : ill.
Author(s) Faller, Ronald K.; Ritter, Michael A.; Rosson, Barry T.; Fowler, Michael D.; Duwadi, Sheila R.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood in transportation program-- an overview
Source: Fifth International Bridge Engineering Conference. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 2000. Transportation research record ; 1696.:p. 310-315 : ill.
Author(s) Duwadi, Sheila Rimal.; Ritter, Michael A.; Cesa, Edward.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1999
 
Title: Crashworthy railing for timber bridges
Source: PTEC `99 : Pacific Timber Engineering Conference, 14-18 March 1999, Rotorua, New Zealand: proceedings, Vol. 3. Rotorua : New Zealand Forest Research Institute, c1999. Forest research bulletin ; no. 212.:p. 325-332.
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Faller, Ronald K.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Design criteria for portable timber bridge systems : static versus dynamic loads
Source: 1999 ASAE/CSAE-SCGR annual international meeting : emerging technologies for the 21st century ; Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 18-21, 1999. St. Joseph, MI : American Society of Agricultural Engineers, [1999].:19 p. : ill.
Author(s) Franklin, John M.; Taylor, S. E.; Morgan, Paul A.; Ritter, M. A.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Miscellaneous wood structures
Source: Wood engineering and construction handbook. New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, Inc., 1999: Pages 10.1-10.77
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Faherty, Keith F.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Railing systems for use on timber deck bridges
Source: Underground and other structural design issues. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1999. Transportation research record ; 1656.:p. 110-119 : ill.
Author(s) Faller, Ronald K.; Ritter, Michael A.; Rosson, Barry T.; Duwadi, Sheila R.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Structural reliability of plank decks
Source: Structural engineering in the 21st century : proceedings of the 1999 Structures Congress, April 18-21, 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana. Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999.:p. 688-691.
Author(s) Nowak, Andrzej S.; Eamon, Chris.; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: T-section glulam timber bridge modules : modeling and performance
Source: 1999 ASAE/CSAE-SCGR annual international meeting : emerging technologies for the 21st century ; Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 18-21, 1999. St. Joseph, MI : American Society of Agricultural Engineers, [1999].:22 p. : ill.
Author(s) Morgan, Paul A.; Taylor, Steven E.; Ritter, Michael A.; Franklin, John M.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1998
 
Title: An Overview of the Wood In Transportation Program in the United States
Source: Proc 5th World Conference On Timber Engineering, August 17-20, 1998; Montreux, Switzerland
Author(s) Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Ritter, Micheal A.; Cesa, Edward
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of Cold Temperatures on Stress-Laminated Timber Bridge Decks
Source: Proc 5th World Conference on Timber Engineering
Author(s) Kainz, James A.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Emerging Timber Bridge Technology in the United States
Source: Structural Engineering World Wide; p. 870
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Emerging Timber Bridge Technology in the United States
Source: Published by Elsevier Science Ltd. 1998, ISBN:0-08-042845-2 ; pp.
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Evaluation and Testing of Timber Railroad Bridges
Source: In: Proceedings 5th World Conference on Timber Engineering; August 17-20, 1998, Montreux, Switzerland, Volume 1, pp. 792-793
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Wipf, Terry J.; Wood, Douglas, L.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 17, Ciphers stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-572):16 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Wacker, James P.; Kainz, James A.; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: In Situ Performance of Stress-Laminated Timber Bridge Decks
Source: In: Proceedings of hte SEM Spring Conference on Experimental and Applied Mechanics, June 1-3, 1998; pp- 265-267
Author(s) Kainz, James A.; Wacker, James P.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Plans for crash-tested bridge railings for longitudinal wood decks on low-volume roads
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-107):11 p. : plans ; 44 x 28 cm.
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Faller, Ronald K.; Bunnell, Steve.; Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Rosson, Barry T.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Plans for crash-tested wood bridge railings for concrete decks
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-108):11 p. : plans ; 44 x 28 cm.
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Faller, Ronald K.; Rosson, Barry T.; Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Research accomplishments for wood transportation structures based on a national research needs assessment
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-105):ii, 30 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Ritter, M. A.; Duwadi, S. R.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1997
 
Title: Effectiveness of Glued Laminated Components in Strengthening Timber Bridges
Source: Technology Digest, Timely Technology Transfer. Association of American Railroads
Author(s) Rogers, Pete; Otter, Duane E.; Wipf, Terry; Ritter, Mike; Wood, Doug
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 11, Spearfish Creek stress-laminated box-beam bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-556):17 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Wacker, J. P.; Ritter, M. A.; Stanfill-McMillan, K.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 14, Dean, Hibbsville, and Decatur stress-laminated deck bridges
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-564):21 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Hilbrich Lee, P. D.; Ritter, M. A.; Golston, S.; Hinds, K.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: GRP Prestressing of Wood Decks
Source: 1997 In: Kempner, Leon, Jr.; Brown, colin B., eds. Building to last. Proceedings of structures congress 15; 1997 April 13-16 Portland, OR: 585-589. Vol. 1
Author(s) Dagher, Habib J.; Abdel-Magid, Beckry; Ritter, Michael; Iyer, Srinivasa
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Mechanical Connections in Wood Structures: Chapter 1--Introduction
Source: American Society of Civil Engineers, 1997, pp. 1-26
Author(s) Soltis, Lawrence A.; Ritter, Michael
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance of Portable T-Section Glulam Timber Bridges
Source: An ASAE Meeting Presentation Paper No. 97-4083
Author(s) Taylor, S. E.; Ritter, M. A.; Morgan, Paul A.; Franklin, John M.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Timber Bridges in Southern Iowa
Source: In: Leon Kempner, Jr.; Brown, Colin, B., eds. Building to last. Proceedings, Structures Congerss XV; 1997, April 13-16; Portland, Oregon/ New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers: 295-299 Vol. 1. 1997
Author(s) Lee, Paula D. Hilbrich; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Timber Bridges in the United States
Source: Public Roads Winter 1997. Vol. 60 (3): 32-40
Author(s) Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood In Infrastructure: Analysis of Research Needs and Goals
Source: Wood Engineering in the 21st Century: Research Needs and Goals; Proceeding of the Workshop offered in conjuction with the SEI/ASCE Structures Congress XV; Portland, Oregon April 16, 1997; pp.96-108
Author(s) Moody, Russell C.; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1996
 
Title: Determining In-Place Modulus of Elasticity of Stress-Laminated Timber Decks Using NDE
Source: National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94
Author(s) Ross, Robert J.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Schad, Kirsten C.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Development of Limit States Design Procedures for Timber Bridges
Source: Ritter, Micheal A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Lee, Paula D.Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 494 p.
Author(s) Crews, Keith; Ritter, Micheal
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Development of Wood Highway Sound Barriers
Source: Ritter, Micheal A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal;Lee, Paula D.Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 494 p.
Author(s) Boothby, Thomas E.; Manbeck, Harvey B.; Burroughs, Courtney B.; Bernecker, Craig A.; Grgurevich, Stefan; Cegelka, Steven; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Dynamic Evaluation of Timber Bridges
Source: Ritter, Micheal A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Lee, Paula D.Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, WI: USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 114-121.
Author(s) Wipf, Terry J.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Wood, Douglas L.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Eastern Cottonwood Stress-Laminated Timber Bridges -- Enhancing Rural America with Underutilized Species
Source: FPL-GTR-94
Author(s) Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Tice, Everett D.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Eastern Cottonwood Stress-Laminated Timber Bridges -- Enhancing Rural America with Underutilized Species
Source: Ritter, Micheal A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal;Lee, Paula D.Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 104-113
Author(s) Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Tice, Everett D.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of Preservative Treatment on Bar Force in Stress-Laminated Bridge Decks
Source: Ritter, Michael A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Lee, Paula D. Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National conference on wood transportation structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, Wl: USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 245-251
Author(s) Kainz, James A.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Yazdani, Nur; Kadnar, Joy O.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Evaluation of Stress-Laminated T-Beam Bridges Constructed of Laminated Veneer Lumber
Source: National conference on wood transportation structures. FPL-GTR-94.
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal; Hilbrich Lee, Paula; Kainz, James; Meyers, Christopher
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Fatigue Design Criteria of MPC Wood Trusses for Bridge Applications
Source: Ritter, Micheal A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal;Lee, Paula D.Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 494 p.
Author(s) Dagher, Habib J.; West, Brent; Caccese, Vincent; Wolfe, Ron; Ritter, Micheal
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 10, Sanborn Brook stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-555):24 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Hilbrich Lee, P. D.; Wacker, J. P.; Ritter, M. A.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 5, Little Salmon Creek stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-547):15 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Ritter, M. A.; Kainz, J. A.; Porter, G. J.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 6, Hoffman Run stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-549):16 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Ritter, M. A.; Hilbrich Lee, P. D.; Porter, G. J.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 7, Connell Lake stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-550):13 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Hislop, L. E.; Ritter, M. A.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 8, Lynches Woods Park stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-551):17 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Wacker, J. P.; Ritter, M. A.; Conger, D.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures
Source: FPL-GTR-94
Author(s) Ritter, M.A.; Duwadi, S.R.; Lee, P.D.H., eds
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, Wl: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 494 p.
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Lee, Paula D. Hilbrich
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Pole Creek Metal-Plate-Connected Truss Bridge
Source: Ritter, Michael A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Lee, Paula D. Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National conference on wood transportation structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, Wl: USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 49-57.
Author(s) Triche, Micheal, H.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Portable Glulam Timber Bridge Systems
Source: In: Gopu, Vijaya K.A., ed. Proceedings of the international wood engineering conference; 1996 October 28-31; New Orleans LA. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University: Vol. 2: 368-375
Author(s) Taylor, Steven E.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Keliher, Keith P.; Thompson, Jason D.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Portable T-section glulam bridge for low-volume roads
Source: In FPL-GTR-94, October 1996
Author(s) Taylor, Steven E.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Railing Systems for Longitudinal Timber Deck Bridges
Source: Ritter, Micheal A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal;Lee, Paula D.Hilbrich, eds. 1996. National Conference on Wood Transportation Structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 494 p.
Author(s) Faller, Ronald K.; Rosson, Barry T.; Ritter, Micheal A. Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.; Duwadi, Sheila R.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Recommended Construction Practices for Stress-Laminated Wood Bridge Decks
Source: Proceedings of the international wood engineering conference; 1996 October 28-31; New Orleans LA
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Summary of U.S. research on wood transportation structures
Source: Proceedings of the International Wood Engineering Conference, Sheraton New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, October 28-31, 1996. Volume 1. [S.l.] : International Wood Engineering Conference ; Madison, WI : printed by Omnipress, c1996.:p. 1.81-1.88.
Author(s) Ritter, M. A.; Moody, R. C.; Duwadi, S. R.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Superstructure Load Path Testing of Two Open-Deck Timber Bridges
Source: Technology Digest, Timely Technology Transfer, November 1996. 4 p.
Author(s) Rogers, Peter D.; Wipf, Terry J.; Ritter, Micheal; Otter, Duane E.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Yellow Popular Glued-Laminated Timber: Product Development and Use in Timber Bridge Construction
Source: National conference on wood in transportation structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-94. Pp. 411-417. October 1996
Author(s) Hernandez, Roland; Ritter, Micheal A.; Moody, Russell C.; Hilbrich Lee, Paula D.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1995
 
Title: Crash-Tested Bridge Railings for Timber Bridges
Source: Proc 4th International bridge engineering conference; 1995 August 28-30; San Francisco, CA
Author(s) Ritter,M.A.; Faller,R.K.; Duwadi,S.R.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Design and Evaluation of Two Bridge Railings for Low-Volume Roads
Source: Proceedings of 6th International conference on low-volume roads; 1995 June 25-29; Minneapolis, MN. Washington, DC: National Academy Press: 357-372; 1995. Vol. 2. 1995.
Author(s) Faller, Ronald K.; Rosson, Barry T.; Sicking, Dean L.; Ritter, Michael A.; Bunnell, Steve
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Design, Construction, and Evalution of Timber Bridge Constructed of Cottonwood Lumber
Source: Proc 4th International bridge engineering conference; 1995 August 28-30; San Francisco, CA
Author(s) Ritter, M.A.; Wacker, J.P.; Tice, E.D.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Dynamic Evaluation of Wood Bridges
Source: In: Sanayei, Masoud, ed. Restructuring: America and beyond: Proceedings of Structures Congress 13; 1995 April 2-5; Boston, Ma. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers; 1995: 1-4, Vol. 1.
Author(s) Wipf, Terry J.; Ritter, Michael A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Dynamic Response of Stress-Laminated-Deck Bridges
Source: In:Proceedings of 4th International bridge engineeringconference; 1995 August 28-30; San Francisco, CA.Washington, DC: National Academy Press:381-394; 1995. Vol. 2.
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Wood, D. L.; Duwadi, S. R.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of stress-laminated timber bridges on low-volume roads
Source: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Low-Volume Roads, 1995 June 25-29, Minneapolis, MN. Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1995.:p. 347-356.
Author(s) Ritter, M. A.; Wacker, J. P.; Duwadi, S. R.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Performance of Timber Bridges 2. Cooper Creek Stress-Laminated Deck Bridge
Source: FPL-RP-536, April 1995; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Wacker, James P.; Tice, Everett D.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges. 4, Graves Crossing stress-laminated deck bridge
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-539):17 p. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Wacker, J. P.; Ritter, M. A.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field performance of timber bridges: 3. Birchlog Run and Tumbling Rock Run stress-laminated deck bridges
Source: FPL-RP-538, April 1995; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Wacker, James P.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Load and Resistance Factor Design Code for Wood Bridges
Source: In:Proceedings of 4th International bridge engineering conference; 1995 August 28-30; San Francisco, CA. Washington, DC: National Academy Press: 351-357; 1995. Vol. 2.
Author(s) Nowak, A.S.; Ritter, M.A.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Maintenance Practices for Wood Bridges
Source: Proceedings of Structures Congress 13; 1995 April 2-5; Boston, MA
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Williamson, Thomas G.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance Level 2 and Test Level 4 Bridge Railings for Timber Decks
Source: In: Transportation Research Board. Highway and facility design; highway operations, capacity, and traffic control: geometric design, roadside safety features, roadside hardware monitoring, and scenic loop tours. Transportation Research Record 1500 102-111
Author(s) Rosson, Barry T.; Faller, Ronald K.; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Plans for crash-tested bridge railings for longitudinal wood decks
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-87):27 p. : ill. ; 28 x 43 cm.
Author(s) Ritter, M. A.; Faller, R. K.; Hilbrich Lee, P. D.; Rosson, B. T.; Duwadi, S. R.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Portable Glulam Timber Bridge Design for Low-Volume Forest Roads
Source: In: Proceedings of the 6th International conference on low-volume roads; 1995 June 25-29; Minneapolis, MN. Washington, DC: National Academy Press: 328-338; 1995. Vol. 2
Author(s) Taylor, S. E.; Keliher, K. P.; Thompson, J. D.; Ritter, M. A.; Murphy, G. L.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Research on Timber Bridges and Related Topics
Source: Timber bridge
Author(s) Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Ritter, Michael A.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Standard plans for southern pine bridges
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-84):26 p. : ill. ; 28 x 43 cm.
Author(s) Hilbrich Lee, P. D.; Ritter, M. A.; Triche, M. H.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: State of the Art Report: Glumam Timber Bridge Design in the U.S.
Source: Proc 27th meeting of International council for building research studies and documentation
Author(s) Ritter, M.A.; Williamson, T.G.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Using Lightweight MPC Wood Trusses in Bridges
Source: In: Sanayei, Masoud, ed, Restructuring: America and beyond: Proceedings of Structures Congress 13; 1995 April 2-5; Boston, M.A. New York: American Society of Civil Engineers; 1995: 9-12. Vol. 1.
Author(s) Dagher, H., Cacces, V.; Altimore, F.; Hsu, Y.; Wolfe, R.; Ritter, M.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Bridges in New England
Source: Proceedings of Structures Congress 13; 1995 April 2-5; Boston, MA
Author(s) Ritter, M.A.; Stanfill-McMillan, K.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1994
 
Title: Design and Field Performance of a Metal-Plate-Connected Wood Truss Bridge
Source: Proceedings of Structures Congress 94; 1994 April 24-28; Atlanta, GA.
Author(s) Triche, Micheal H.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Lewis, Stuart L.; Wolfe, Ronald W.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Innovations in Glulam Timber Bridge Design
Source: In: Baker, N.C.; Goodno, B.J., eds. Structures Congress 12: Proceedings of Structure Congress '94; 1994 April 24-28; Atlanta GA. New York, American Society of Civil Engineers; 1994: 1298-1303. Vol. 2.
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Williamson, Thomas G.; Moody, Russell C.
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1993
 
Title: Development of a six-year research needs assessment for timber transportation structures
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR- 74. Madison, Wi: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1993. 44 p.
Author(s) Wipf, Terry J.; Ritter, Michael A.; Duwadi, Sheila Rimal; Moody, Russell C.
Year: 1993   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1992
 
Title: Behavior of Stress-Laminated Parallel-Chord Timber Bridge Decks Experimental and Analytical Studies
Source: FPL-RP-511, October 1992; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Dimakis, Al G.; Oliva, Micheal G.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1992   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Performance of Timber Bridges 1. Teal River Stress-Laminated Deck Bridge
Source: FPL-RP-515, December 1992; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Wacker, James P.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1992   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1991
 
Title: METHODS FOR ASSESSING THE FIELD PERFORMANCE OF STRESS-LAMINATED TIMBER BRIDGES
Source: Proceedings of the 1991 International timber engineering conference
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Geske, Earl A.; McCutcheon, William J.; Moody, Russell, C.; Wacker, James P.; Mason, Lola E.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Timber Bridge Research by the Forest Products Laboratory, USDA Forest Service
Source: In: Proceedings of the 1991 International timber engineering conference; 1991 September 2-5; London, London: TRADA; 1991: 3.356-3.363. Vol. 3.
Author(s) Ritter, Michael A.; Moody, Russell C.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1990
 
Title: DEVELOPMENT OF LONGER SPAN WOOD BRIDGES
Source: In: Proceedings of the 3d International conference on short and medium span bridges; 1990 August 7-10; Toronto, ON, Canada. Montreal, P.Q., Canada: The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering; 1990: 391-402. Vol. 2
Author(s) Taylor, Raymond J.; Ritter, Micheal A.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Title: FIELD PERFORMANCE OF U.S. STRESS-LAMINATED WOOD BRIDGES
Source: In: Sugiyama, Hideo, ed. Proceedings of the 1990 international timber engineering conference; 1990 October 23-25; Tokyo. Tokyo: Steering Committee of the International Timber Engineering Conference: 1990: 564-569. Vol. 2.
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Oliva, Micheal G.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance of Stress-Laminated Bridges
Source: Wood Design Focus, Volume1, Number 3; pp.12-16; 1990
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Geske, Earl A.; Mason, Lola; McCutcheon, Williams J.; Moody, Russell C.; Wacker, James
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance of Stress-Laminated Bridges, Ontario Highway Bridge Design Code
Source: Wood Design Focus, Volume 1, Number 3, Fall 1990; pp. 12-16; 1990
Author(s) Ritter, Micheal A.; Geske, Earl A.; Mason, Lola; McCutcheon, Williams J.; Moody, Russell C.; Wacker, James
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Stress-Laminated Wood Bridge Decks Experimental and Analytical Evaluations
Source: FPL-RP-495, March 1990; Forest Products Laboratory Research Paper
Author(s) Oliva, Micheal G.; Dimakis, Al G.; Ritter, Micheal A.; Tuomi, Roger L.
Year: 1990   view abstract, download publication »