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1. Factors influencing modern timber structure building development in China.

In China, modern timber structure (MTS) has great market potential as an advanced architectural technology and corresponds to the direction of construction industrialization. However, the MTS building sector is still developing slowly, despite previous efforts by the Chinese government to promote...

Author(s) : Du Qiang; Zhang RunNan; Cai ChangLu; Jin LiangWei

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.52

2. Spatial dynamics of firewood and charcoal production in Brazil.

Firewood and charcoal are widely used as solid fuels in thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy generation processes in Brazil. Their production comes from silviculture or extractivism. The objective of the present study is to verify whether the expansion of forestry crops, mainly of eucalyptus, ...

Author(s) : Bichel, A.; Telles, T. S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

3. Social acceptance of forest-based bioeconomy - Swedish consumers' perspectives on a low carbon transition.

The concept of the bioeconomy is associated with sustainable development changes and involves transitions in both production and consumption within systems. Many of these transitions relate to using renewable resources, like forest biomass, to meet basic needs, such as food, energy and housing....

Author(s) : Nagy, E.; Rustas, C. B.; Mark-Herbert, C.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.55

4. Overview and main findings for the Austrian case study.

As part of a project investigating in the potential greenhouse gas mitigation effect of the increased use and production of mass timber worldwide, a comparative study was carried out to show the potential benefit of mass timber use in buildings in central Europe. After designing a mass timber...

Author(s) : Dolezal, F.; Dornigg, I.; Wurm, M.; Figl, H.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.33

5. Impact of high-pressure impregnation and fire protective coatings on the reaction to fire performance of birch plywood.

Birch plywood has a wide range of applications for interior and exterior use. The demand for plywood with improved fire protection properties and good visual appearance is increasing year by year. The impregnation at high pressure of the whole plywood panels is one of the options to achieve it. The ...

Author(s) : Rudzīte, S.; Bukšāns, E.

Publisher : Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava, Latvia

Journal article : Rural Sustainability Research 2021 Vol.45 pp.65-75 ref.22

6. Recent developments in bio-based adhesives from renewable natural resources.

Wood-based panels play an important role in the furniture and decoration industries worldwide. However, the adhesives used in the manufacture of those panels are a subject of concern. Therefore, the aim of this study is twofold: (i) to critically analyze the available reports on the formulation of...

Author(s) : Arias, A.; González-Rodríguez, S.; I. Barros, M. V.; Salvador, R.; Francisco, A. C. de; Piekarski, C. M.; Moreira, M. T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.314

7. Timber for future? Attitudes towards timber construction by young millennials in Austria - marketing implications from a representative study.

As the mitigation of climate change becomes critical, the public perception of wood as a sustainable building material that can facilitate the shift towards a bio-based economy is crucial to consider. This study aimed to explore the attitudes towards timber construction among young millennials in...

Author(s) : Petruch, M.; Walcher, D.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.294 ref.many

8. Thermo-catalytic co-pyrolysis of biomass and high-density polyethylene for improving the yield and quality of pyrolysis liquid.

The overall goal of this research was to study the effects of temperature and pine-to-HDPE ratios on the pyrolysis products. Catalytic co-pyrolysis of pine and HDPE was carried out in a double-column staged reactor, wherein the temperature was varied as 450°C, 500°C, and 550°C for each pine/HDPE...

Author(s) : Rahman, M. H.; Bhoi, P. R.; Saha, A.; Patil, V.; Adhikari, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Energy (Oxford) 2021 Vol.225

9. Pretreatment of bio-oil with ion exchange resin to improve fuel quality and reduce char during hydrodeoxygenation upgrading with Pt/C.

To obtain high-quality biofuel, bio-oil obtained from fast pyrolysis of woody biomass was pretreated with ion exchange resin (amberlyst 36) at 50°C, 100°C, and 150°C, and then the recovered liquid product was upgraded using hydrodeoxygenation (HDO) with Pt/C at 300°C. After the two-stage upgrading, ...

Author(s) : Oh Shinyoung; Choi InGyu; Choi, J. W.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Environmental Technology 2021 Vol.42 No.7 pp.1132-1144 ref.40

10. Economic aspects of wooden construction in the context of reducing CO2 emissions.

Nowadays, despite the development of various composite substitutes, it is difficult to imagine a life without wood of its properties, appearance, organic character and sustainability. When we choose a wooden house, we choose internal harmony and harmony with nature that allows us to create a...

Foreign Title :Ekonomiczne aspekty budownictwa drewnianego w kontekście obniżenia emisji CO2.

Author(s) : Parzych, S.; Mandziuk, A.; Wojtkowski, P.

Publisher : Wydawnictwo Akademii Rolniczej w Poznaniu, Poznan, Poland

Journal article : Acta Scientiarum Polonorum - Silvarum Colendarum Ratio et Industria Lignaria 2021 Vol.20 No.1 pp.31-36 ref.22

11. Research progress of urea formaldehyde resin modified by inorganic additives.

With the advantages of low cost, fast curing, high bonding strength, simple production process and abundant raw materials, urea formaldehyde resin plays an important role in the wood-based panel industry. However,formaldehyde-based adhesives have formaldehyde emission issue, which seriously...

Author(s) : Li XiaoNa; Li JianZhang; Li JiongJiong

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.28-34 ref.10

12. Preparation and bonding performance evaluation of bamboo veneer/foam aluminum composites.

In recent years,aluminum-based foam materials have been rapidly developed and potentially applied in automotive and aerospace fields. However,aluminum-based foam materials have poor performance in bending strength and stiffness,as well as high cost, which limit their applications in construction,...

Author(s) : Xiao Fei; Wu YiQiang; Zuo YingFeng; Peng Liang; Li WenHao; Sun XiaoDong

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.35-40 ref.4

13. Machine energy utilization rate during milling of PVC/calcium powder/wood fiber composites.

Since wood-plastic composite(WPC) is a recyclable and environmentally friendly green material, with its superior mechanical properties, the utilization and market share of WPC have been gradually increased. The effective machining energy efficiency of machine tool directly reflects the energy...

Author(s) : Dong WeiHang; Hu Yong; Tian GuangJun; Qiu XueHai; Guo XiaoLei

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.107-112 ref.10

14. Improvement of panel edge sealing quality during trimming using statistical process control technology.

Sealing edge is an indispensable working procedure in the production of panel furniture. The key to enhance the overall edge sealing quality of panel is to improve the edge trimming performance. The traditional edge trimming quality control improvement depends on the edge sealing machine operator...

Author(s) : Lou QiaoLian; Hao JingXin; Wu XinFeng; Nie XinLei; Sun DeLin

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.171-177 ref.10

15. Mechanical analysis of new chinese style wood chairs using ANSYS.

The Official Hat Chair is one of the most representative furniture in Chinese traditional furniture, which illustrates the wisdom of Chinese craftsmen in the aspects of shape, structure design and mortise and tenon joints. Based on the design concept of new Chinese furniture and with the...

Author(s) : Yu MingGong; Sun DeLin; Zou WeiHua; Wang ZhangHeng; Jiang XiaWang; Yao LingHua; Kong Jing

Publisher : Journal of Forestry Engineering, Nanjing, China

Journal article : Journal of Forestry Engineering 2021 Vol.6 No.3 pp.178-184 ref.8

16. Comparative analysis of static and dynamic MOE of Pannónia poplar timber from different plantations.

The aim of this study has been to investigate the suitability of Pannónia poplar (Populus × euramericana cv. Pannónia) timber for structural purposes. Static and dynamic modulus of elasticity (MOE) has been determined on samples of 4 different Hungarian plantation origins. The results of the...

Author(s) : Kánnár, A.; Csiha, C.

Publisher : Slovak Forest Products Research Institute, Bratislava, Slovakia

Journal article : Wood Research (Bratislava) 2021 Vol.66 No.2 pp.195-202 ref.27

17. Experimental study on flexural performance of regulated reinforced glulam beam after long-term loading.

Due to wood creep characteristics, the failure mode, bearing capacity, stiffness, and deformation of its components are doomed to be impacted by long-term loading. This paper conducted a comparative test on creep beams, regulated beams, and short-term beams based on the former long-term loading...

Author(s) : Guo Nan; Yang Chao; Li Ling; Li GuoDong; Zhao Yan

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.27

18. GFPMX: a cobweb model of the global forest sector, with an application to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The GFPMX projects forest area and stock, consumption, production, imports, exports, and prices of industrial roundwood, fuelwood, sawnwood, wood-based panels, wood pulp, and paper and paperboard in 180 countries, and currently from 2018 to 2070. The core principle of the model is the cobweb...

Author(s) : Buongiorno, J.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.25

19. The change over time in Finnish residents' attitudes towards multi-story timber apartment buildings.

Due to increasing urbanization, the need for sustainable housing, e.g., sustainable timber housing, is increasing in Finland, as in other countries. Understanding residents' perceptions plays a critical role in the transition to sustainable housing as an important part of the forest-based...

Author(s) : Karjalainen, M.; Ilgın, H. E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.51

20. Material selection in green design: a method combining DEA and TOPSIS.

In order to rationalize material selection in green design, this study presents an attempt to combine the methods of generalized Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Technique for Order Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS). By establishing a green material index system, the G-CCR...

Author(s) : Peng Cheng; Feng DianZhuang; Guo SiDai

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.10 ref.72

21. Experimental investigation on the long-term behaviour of prefabricated timber-concrete composite beams with steel plate connections.

This paper presents the results of long-term experiments performed on three timber-concrete composite (TCC) beams. An innovative fabricated steel plate connection system, which consists of screws and steel plates embedded in concrete slabs, was adopted in the TCC beam specimens. The adopted shear...

Author(s) : Shi BenKai; Liu WeiQing; Yang HuiFeng

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Construction and Building Materials 2021 Vol.266 No.Part A ref.55

22. Coconut fibre insulators: the hygrothermal behaviour in the case of green roofs.

Coconut fibre insulators represent an insulating material considered as "exotic", which clashes with the scepticism of his thermo-hygrometric behaviour, particularly in the case of covering technology such as green roofs, which is a technological solution often adopted in the case of sustainable...

Author(s) : Fabbri, K.; Tronchin, L.; Barbieri, F.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Construction and Building Materials 2021 Vol.266 No.Part A ref.55

23. Analysis of neodymium-doped yttrium-aluminum-garnet laser and experimental prospects for cutting micro-thin black walnut veneers in industry.

By structurally and practically analyzing the use of Nd: YAG laser for cutting black walnut veneer, this study considered practical and environmental concerns regarding the global warming protection measures. A numerical model of laser wood veneer cutting was based on the relation between process...

Author(s) : Doumbia, B. S.; Yang ChunMei; Ma Yan; Jiang Ting; Li Xiang; Yu WenJi

Publisher : North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA

Journal article : BioResources 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.2416-2432 ref.23

24. Using various grinding equipment for the preparation of recycled wood fibre.

This work presents a study on the preparation of recycled wood fibre using different types of grinding equipment. It is also concerned with fibre preparation in an aerodynamic environment and describes the possibilities of using the material in various finished products. The authors used...

Author(s) : Matygulina, V.; Chistova, N.; Marchenko, R.

Publisher : North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA

Journal article : BioResources 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.2433-2447 ref.29

25. A new model based on principal component regression-random forest for analyzing and predicting the physical and mechanical properties of particleboard.

The physical and mechanical properties are key indexes for determining the quality of particleboards. For this reason, a study on evaluating the physical and mechanical properties of particleboard via a new method has considerable value. Thus, a method based on principal component regression (PCR)...

Author(s) : Yang CuiPing; Xu Cong; Su JiLai; He Wei; Gao ZhenHua

Publisher : North Carolina State University, College of Natural Resources, Raleigh, USA

Journal article : BioResources 2021 Vol.16 No.2 pp.2448-2471 ref.27