Resources for Department of Sustainable Biomaterials

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Statistical Process Control: Applications and Examples for Forest Products Industries
Creating value requires managers to master quantitative and qualitative techniques to document and analyze information used in the decision making process. Statistical Process Control (SPC) is a tool that allows administrators both in service and manufacturing industries to monitor process capability to ensure customer requirements are met efficiently and effectively.
Apr 7, 2015 ANR-140NP
Wood Identification for Species Native to Virginia
Virginia has many tree species that yield a rich variety of wood, each with its own unique structural, physical, and mechanical properties. These differences determine a species’ suitability for products. Because wood is a readily available and popular material, it is important that enthusiasts and professionals be able to distinguish between different species. For example, how would a barrel manufacturer tell the difference between red oak, which doesn’t hold liquids, and white oak, which does?
Sep 24, 2013 ANR-64P
The Virginia Tech – U.S. Forest Service September 2017 Housing Commentary: Section II Dec 12, 2017 CNRE-2