The Measurement of Roundwood: Methodologies and Conversion Ratios

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CABI, 2005 - Agriculture - 287 pages
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This book provides a comprehensive guide to the various methods by which roundwood and the products of roundwood are measured around the world. It presents and compares many different log scaling methods in terms of procedures and conversion ratios. Topics covered include grading logs, log manufacturing quality, statistical sampling methods and methods for determining log yard inventories and mill log usage volume. Detailed tables of data, covering characteristics, and log weight to volume ratios, are presented for the main commercial timber species of the world. The drivers of roundwood product recovery are also discussed and illustrated with numerous graphs and tables.
 

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review pages:107~131

Contents

Introduction
1
Log Scaling
5
Measuring Log Yard Inventories and Mill Usage Volume
107
Measuring Log Quality
117
Roundwood Weight and General Physical Properties
125
Metrics of Lumber Recovery
131
Metrics of PlywoodVeneer Recovery
159
Metrics of Wood Chips and other Residue Recovery from Logs
169
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