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Main Title Acoustics of Wood [electronic resource] /
Author Bucur, Voichita.
Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg,
Year Published 2006
Call Number TS800-915
ISBN 9783540305941
Subjects Life sciences. ; Forests and forestry. ; Wood. ; Mechanics. ; Acoustics.
Internet Access
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Edition 2nd Edition.
Collation XVIII, 394 p. online resource.
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
Environmental Acoustics -- Acoustics of Forests and Acoustic Quality Control of Some Forest Products -- Wood and Wood-Based Materials in Architectural Acoustics -- Material Characterization -- Theory of and Experimental Methods for the Acoustic Characterization of Wood -- Elastic Constants of Wood Material -- Wood Structural Anisotropy and Ultrasonic Parameters -- Quality Assessment -- Wood Species for Musical Instruments -- Acoustic Methods as a Nondestructive Tool for Wood Quality Assessment -- Environmental Modifiers of Wood Structural Parameters Detected with Ultrasonic Waves -- Acoustic Emission -- Acousto-Ultrasonics -- High-Power Ultrasonic Treatment for Wood Processing. From the reviews of the 1st edition: "It will surely remain the most comprehensive work in this field for a long time to come. It belongs on the bookshelf of every material scientist and structural engineer." CAS Journal, USA "...[T]he author has done an admirable job, collecting, organizing, and reviewing the disparate literature on most aspects of the Acoustics of Wood." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, USA