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The non-destructive evaluation of Sitka spruce mechanical properties using acoustic methods (2009)
Thesis
MacKenzie, R. The non-destructive evaluation of Sitka spruce mechanical properties using acoustic methods. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6039

The need for improved timber grading is key to improving Scottish forestry: the majority (80%) of the sustainable softwood population in Scotland is Sitka spruce of variable quality. Current visual assessment of strength and stiffness is inaccurate,... Read More about The non-destructive evaluation of Sitka spruce mechanical properties using acoustic methods.