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Title: Ultrasonic-Based Nondestructive Evaluation Methods for Wood: A Primer and Historical Review

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-235, 2014; 36 p.

Author(s)Senalik, Adam C.; Schueneman, Greg; Ross, Robert J.

Publication Year: 2014  View PDF »

Category: General Technical Reports
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4707-1B  FPL-4714-1B

Abstract: The authors conducted a review of ultrasonic testing and evaluation of wood and wood products, starting with a description of basic ultrasonic inspection setups and commonly used equations. The literature review primarily covered wood research presented between 1965 and 2013 in the Proceedings of the Nondestructive Testing of Wood Symposiums. A table that lists the wood species used in the reviewed studies is included.

Keywords: Ultrasound; acoustic; nondestructive evaluation; wood; literature review

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 667 kb(s)

Date posted: 11/20/2014

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RITS Product ID: 71598
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Ross, Robert J.
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer
Schueneman, Gregory
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer
Senalik, Christopher
Research General Engineer

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