Title: SOLVE The performance analyst for hardwood sawmills
Author: Palmer, Jeff; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Porterfield, Elizabeth
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-43. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 44 p. and 1 CD-ROM.
Description: Presents the users manual and CD-ROM for SOLVE, a computer program that helps sawmill managers improve efficiency and solve problems commonly found in hardwood sawmills. SOLVE provides information on key operational factors including log size distribution, lumber grade yields, lumber recovery factor and overrun, and break-even log costs. (Microsoft Windows? Edition)
Keywords: break-even, diameter, grade, hardwood, length, logs, lumber, recovery
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Palmer, Jeff; Wiedenbeck, Jan; Porterfield, Elizabeth 2009. SOLVE The performance analyst for hardwood sawmills. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-43. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 44 p. and 1 CD-ROM.
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