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  1. The embedment properties of the dowel-type fasteners is a fundamental parameter that can determine the shear resisting performance of the connections utilized in cross-laminated timber (CLT) structures. To inv...

    Authors: Weiguo Long, Jiajia Ou, Xiaofeng Sun, Xinyue Huang, Minjuan He and Zheng Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:44
  2. This study investigated the interaction between particle size and mixing ratio on the porosity of particleboard and in consequence its effect on the physical and mechanical properties of panels. Tea Oil Camell...

    Authors: Kamran Choupani Chaydarreh, Xiuyi Lin, Litao Guan and Chuanshuang Hu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:43
  3. Evaluations of the lateral properties of timber joints are necessary to ensure the safety of timber buildings. The yield load is an important property that is usually obtained using authorized engineering tech...

    Authors: Naoki Watanabe, Keita Ogawa and Kenji Kobayashi
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:42
  4. Dou-gong is an essential part of traditional timber buildings in East Asia, having a decoration function and a load transfer function. The San-dou component, which is vulnerable to the lateral push force of th...

    Authors: Chengwen Zhang, Qing Chun, Yijie Lin, Haoyu Wang and Pan Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:41
  5. Radial bamboo strips are being widely used for structural applications due to the higher yield and high strength. However, there was a sharp taper at the top of bamboo which made nodal diaphragm removed incomp...

    Authors: Xin Guan, Haining Yin, Che Lin and Weihui Zhan
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:40
  6. A vibration test to measure the mass of a specimen without weighing it using the difference between the resonance frequency with an additional mass and that without it (vibration method with additional mass, V...

    Authors: Yoshitaka Kubojima, Satomi Sonoda and Hideo Kato
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:39
  7. Pterocarpus santalinus and Pterocarpus tinctorius are commonly used species of the genus Pterocarpus in the wood trade. Although both of them have been listed in Appendix II of the Convention on International Tra...

    Authors: Maomao Zhang, Juan Guo, Yang Lu, Lichao Jiao, Tuo He and Yafang Yin
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:38
  8. Mechanical joints with screws or bolts are widely employed in timber structures and are known to provide high toughness. However, they result in low stiffness, which is a representative limitation of wood stru...

    Authors: Kosuke Imakawa, Yo Ochiai, Kenji Aoki, Naruhito Hori, Akio Takemura and Tetsuo Yamaguchi
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:37
  9. To explore in-plane shear failure mode of cross-laminated timber (CLT) panel, this paper carried out relevant research work from the perspective of stress analysis and combined with the crack morphology of the...

    Authors: Yuhao Zhou, Zhaoyu Shen, Haitao Li, Yao Lu and Zheng Wang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:36
  10. People seem to function and feel better in indoor natural environments, including spaces furnished with wood. When restorative effects of indoor spaces are not detected, suboptimal methodological approaches ma...

    Authors: Dean Lipovac, Jure Žitnik and Michael D. Burnard
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:35
  11. Borate solution was used to treat two sets of Douglas-fir wood samples, one by spraying cross-laminated timbers (CLT) and another set by dip-treating wood in solutions at different retentions. A novel model wa...

    Authors: Sajad Bagheri, Mona Alinejad, Katie Ohno, Laura Hasburgh, Rachel Arango and Mojgan Nejad
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:34
  12. This paper describes results and analysis of experiment of compression behavior parallel to grain of glulam (Norway Spruce, Japanese cedar, and Japanese cypress), especially in damage zones near loading plates...

    Authors: Marina Totsuka, Robert Jockwer, Hiro Kawahara, Kenji Aoki and Masahiro Inayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:33
  13. The application of citric acid and glycerol as natural binder was investigated for the manufacturing of jute stick particleboard in this study. The effects of citric acid content (0–30 wt%), citric acid and gl...

    Authors: Ireen Parvin Nitu, Summia Rahman, Md. Nazrul Islam, Md. Ashaduzzaman and Md. Iftekhar Shams
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:30
  14. There is increasing interests in the significant improvement of impregnation amount and efficiency in wood by the pre-treatment of compression. Thus, attention is paid to pre-treatment by compression for harde...

    Authors: Huifang Wang and Youke Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:28
  15. In a previous study, we reported a transient transformation system using repeated screening for hygromycin B (Hyg) resistance in the basidiomycete Ceriporiopsis subvermispora. In the present study, by combining t...

    Authors: Daishiro Koshi, Hiroki Ueshima, Moriyuki Kawauchi, Takehito Nakazawa, Masahiro Sakamoto, Mana Hirata, Kosuke Izumitsu, Takuya Sumita, Toshikazu Irie and Yoichi Honda
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:27
  16. In this study, carbon stocks in harvested wood products (HWPs) of buildings in Japan were estimated using the direct inventory method, which is highly accurate, and the flux-data method, which was proposed by ...

    Authors: Ryoto Matsumoto and Chihiro Kayo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:26
  17. Binderless poplar/bismuth oxide wood alloy is prepared using the warm-press forming technology. The effect of the forming temperatures on color changes and mechanical properties of the poplar/bismuth oxide woo...

    Authors: Jin Yan, Liqiang Zhang, Xianjun Li, Qingding Wu and Jianan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:25
  18. Wood properties (annual ring width, tracheid length, microfibril angle [MFA], basic density, and air-dry density) and mechanical properties (modulus of elasticity [MOE], modulus of rupture [MOR], bending work,...

    Authors: Yusuke Takahashi, Futoshi Ishiguri, Ikumi Nezu, Ryota Endo, Saki Kobayashi, Jun Tanabe, Michinari Matsushita, Jyunichi Ohshima and Shinso Yokota
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:24
  19. In the cultivation of bamboo shoots in snow-covered areas, uradome is known to prevent snow damage. Although tips can be obtained by uradome, these are currently considered unutilized. Like bamboo shoots, urad...

    Authors: Yuka Furusawa, Hisayoshi Kofujita and Tatsuya Ashitani
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:23
  20. The complex microwave permittivity—including anisotropy- of wood chips of softwood has been measured for different moisture contents in the band 0.75 to 2.5 GHz using an ultra-wide band radio transmission tech...

    Authors: D. Rönnow, P. Ottosson and D. Andersson
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:22
  21. The particleboard (PB) production is an extremely complex process, many operating parameters affecting panel quality. It is a big challenge to optimize the PB production parameters. The production parameters o...

    Authors: Beilong Zhang, Jun Hua, Liping Cai, Yunbo Gao and Yilin Li
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:21
  22. Timber densification is a process that has been around since the early 1900s and is predominantly used to enhance the structural properties of timber. The process of densification provides the timber with a gr...

    Authors: John Paul Cabral, Bidur Kafle, Mahbube Subhani, Johannes Reiner and Mahmud Ashraf
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:20
  23. The outer bark that includes sequent periderms is referred to as rhytidome. The defense and physiological functions of rhytidome are maintained by the continuous formation of sequent periderms. To understand t...

    Authors: Megumi Ohse, Rika Irohara, Etsushi Iizuka, Izumi Arakawa, Peter Kitin, Ryo Funada and Satoshi Nakaba
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:19
  24. As the sawmill industry is moving towards thinner bandsaws for higher yields, it is important to study the cutting force in more detail. The cutting force can be split into two zones. Zone I concerns the force...

    Authors: Vanessa Meulenberg, Mats Ekevad, Mikael Svensson and Olof Broman
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:18
  25. Wood dust produced in medium-density fiberboard (MDF) processing is a major occupational hazard in wood industry and may damage processing equipment. In many wood processing factories, dust collecting systems ...

    Authors: Yunqi Cui, Jian Yin, Yitong Cai, Huimin Wang, Nanfeng Zhu and Tao Ding
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:17
  26. After the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident, radiocesium, one of the main radioactive materials, has been accumulated inside konara oak trunks. Radiocesium has been thought to move radially throug...

    Authors: Katsushi Kuroda, Kenichi Yamane and Yuko Itoh
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:16
  27. Vibration characteristics of wood-based materials are essential parameters in considering the indoor environment of a building. This study investigates the effect of the physical properties of water-based adhe...

    Authors: Kaoru Fujishiro, Takuya Ito, Hiroko Sato, Ryosuke Masunari and Masaaki Yamada
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:15
  28. In this study, we developed a surface-activation technique for cellulose nanofibrils (CNFs) using mild-alkali and aqueous conditions. CNFs were initially processed using the aqueous counter collision (ACC) met...

    Authors: Shingo Yokota, Airi Nishimoto and Tetsuo Kondo
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:14
  29. Taiwania (Taiwania cryptomerioides) is a valuable raw material in the wood products industry in Taiwan. An empirical study of the physiological and psychological effects of smelling Taiwania contributes to an und...

    Authors: Chia-Pin Yu, Wei-Chieh Weng, Jittakon Ramanpong, Chih-Da Wu, Ming-Jer Tsai and John D. Spengler
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:12
  30. Precious cultural assets of East Asia are found worldwide and hold many important art-historical meanings, for example Buddhist statues. In this study, we conducted wood identification of Japanese and Chinese ...

    Authors: Suyako Tazuru, Mechtild Mertz, Takao Itoh and Junji Sugiyama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:11
  31. The details of the lignocellulose deconstruction processes in the digestive systems of wood-feeding insects remain elusive. This study aimed to examine the biochemical conversion of lignocellulose in the diges...

    Authors: Ni Putu Ratna Ayu Krishanti, Yuki Tobimatsu, Takuji Miyamoto, Izumi Fujimoto, Titik Kartika, Toshiaki Umezawa, Toshimitsu Hata and Tsuyoshi Yoshimura
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:10
  32. This work focuses on the development of a model for the description of the tertiary creep phenomenon in wooden materials. We stared from an extended standard solid body model capable of best describing primary...

    Authors: Thierry Fothe, Ulrich Gael Azeufack, Bienvenu Kenmeugne and Médard Fogue
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:8
  33. An Fe3+-impregnation method was improved to disperse Fe3+ in wood powder more homogeneously, and the wood powder was carbonized at various temperatures. The obtained iron-loaded charcoal samples were analyzed usi...

    Authors: Takayuki Yamagishi, Shigeru Yamauchi, Sakae Shibutani, Hikaru Suzuki, Tsutomu Takayama and Yoichi Sakai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:7
  34. When a glued laminated timber (GLT) beam with a round hole is subjected to a shear force and bending moment, the hole will crack and fail due to a large tensile stress perpendicular to the grain and shear stre...

    Authors: Shigefumi Okamoto, Nobuhiko Akiyama, Yasuhiro Araki, Kenji Aoki and Masahiro Inayama
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:6
  35. The final goal of this study is to establish a classification method of cellulose nanofibril (CNF)/plastic composites such as their CNF amount, CNF types, and resin types, which are expected to progress the co...

    Authors: Kazushige Murayama, Hikaru Kobori, Yoichi Kojima, Kenji Aoki and Shigehiko Suzuki
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:5
  36. The paper presents research focused on behaviour of cement-bonded particleboards with modified composition during sudden changes of temperature and humidity. Four types of boards were made—one control and thre...

    Authors: Tomas Melichar, Jiri Bydzovsky, Jiri Brozovsky and Miroslav Vacula
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:3
  37. This study investigated changes in the sound absorption coefficients of three anatomical sections of cubed spruce (Picea sitchensis), Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), and larch (Larix kaempferi) after microwa...

    Authors: Eun-Suk Jang and Chun-Won Kang
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:2
  38. The hall-style timber frame built in the Song and Yuan dynasties (960–1368 AD) is one of the most important structural prototypes of the traditional timber architecture in East Asia. The current research, thro...

    Authors: Yijie Lin, Qing Chun, Chengwen Zhang, Yidan Han and Hui Fu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2022 68:1
  39. The paper presents research into the changes of properties in cement-bonded particleboards caused by moisture saturation over the course of 504 h. Three particleboard variants were tested, all at the age of 18...

    Authors: Tomas Melichar, Lenka Meszarosova, Jiri Bydzovsky, Matej Ledl and Silvestr Vasas
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:75
  40. Cellulose nanofibers (CNFs) have many potentials as filler to improve the properties of the other materials. We have developed the novel paints containing CNFs, and which controlled the discoloration of wood p...

    Authors: Tomoko Shimokawa, Yukako Hishikawa, Eiji Togawa, Hajime Shibuya, Masahiko Kobayashi, Atsuko Ishikawa, Xin He, Hironari Ohki and Kengo Magara
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:74
  41. In this study, the columns with interior notches in traditional Japanese timber frames were selected as the research object, and static bending tests were performed to investigate the effect of interior notche...

    Authors: Zherui Li, Hiroshi Isoda, Akihisa Kitamori, Takafumi Nakagawa, Yasuhiro Araki and Naohito Kawai
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:73
  42. The proportion of juvenile wood affects the utilization of wood seriously, and the transition year of juvenile wood (JW) and mature wood (MW) plays a decisive role in the rotation and the modification of wood....

    Authors: Changqing Lu, Jun Wu, Qianqian Jiang, Yamei Liu, Liang Zhou, Yunfei You, Yitang Cheng and Shengquan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:72
  43. Dowel-type connections are the most common connections in glulam structures. Bolts are often used as fasteners for dowel-type connections. However, the clearance between the bolts and the pre-drilled bolt hole...

    Authors: Zheng Li, Wei Feng, Jiajia Ou, Feng Liang and Minjuan He
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:71
  44. The utilization of resourceful bamboo can alleviate the wood shortage problem. Bamboo-oriented strand board (BOSB) with the highest utilization of bamboo ratio and excellent mechanical properties was considere...

    Authors: Kaiting Zhang, Fuli Wang, Runmin Xu, Xinhui Fan, Bin Yan, Chuangye Li, Shengquan Liu, Yong Guo and Yuxia Chen
    Citation: Journal of Wood Science 2021 67:69

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