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

Author: Senalik, Adam C.; Schueneman, Greg; Ross, Robert J.;

Date: 2014

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

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: 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

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Senalik, Adam C.; Schueneman, Greg; Ross, Robert J. 2014. Ultrasonic-Based Nondestructive Evaluation Methods for Wood: A Primer and Historical Review. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-235, 2014; 36 p.

 


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