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Title: Methods for Nondestructive Testing of Urban Trees

Source: Forests

Author(s)Allison, Richard Bruce; Wang, Xiping ; Senalik, Christopher A.

Publication Year: 2020  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4714-1B

Abstract: Researchers have developed various methods and tools for nondestructively testing urban trees for decay and stability. A general review of these methods includes simple visual inspection, acoustic measuring devices, microdrills, pull testing, ground penetrating radar, x-ray scanning, remote sensing, electrical resistivity tomography and infra-red thermography. Along with these testing methods have come support literature to interpret the data.

Keywords: decay; defect; hazard assessment; inspection; nondestructive testing; urban trees

Publication Review Process: Formally Refereed

File size: 3,072 kb(s)

Date posted: 05/24/2021

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RITS Product ID: 10165
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Senalik, Christopher
Research General Engineer
Wang, Xiping
Research Forest Products Technologist
 

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