Title: The influence of cutting-bill requirements on lumber yield using a fractional-factorial design part II, correlation and number of part sizes
Author: Buehlmann, Urs; Kline, D. Earl; Wiedenbeck, Janice K.; Noble, R., Jr. Jr.
Source: Wood and Fiber Science 40(4): 610-619.
Publication Series: Journal/Magazine Article (JRNL)
Description: Cutting-bill requirements, among other factors, influence the yield obtained when cutting lumber into parts. The first part of this 2-part series described how different cutting-bill part sizes, when added to an existing cutting-bill, affect lumber yield, and quantified these observations. To accomplish this, the study employed linear least squares estimation technique. This second paper again looks at the influence of cutting-bill requirements but establishes a measure of how preferable it is to have a given part size required by the cutting-bill. The influence of the number of different part sizes to be cut simultaneously on lumber yield is also investigated.
Keywords: Cutting-bill requirements, lumber yield, rip-first rough mill, fractional-factorial design, interaction between cutting-bill requirements and yield, influence of part size and quantity on yield
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Buehlmann, Urs; Kline, D. Earl; Wiedenbeck, Janice K.; Noble, R., Jr. 2008. The influence of cutting-bill requirements on lumber yield using a fractional-factorial design part II, Correlation and number of part sizes. Wood and Fiber Science 40(4):610-619.
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