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Jilei Zhang

Professor

Phone: 662-325-9413  Email: jz27@msstate.edu

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Jilei Zhang

2014
Demirel, S., J. Zhang. 2014. Bending moment resistance of L-shaped two-gusset-plate furniture joints in oriented strandboard. Wood and Fiber Science 46(3):356-367.


2014
Demirel, S., J. Zhang. 2014. Face lateral resistance of oriented strandboard joints connected with two rows of 16-gauge coated staples. Wood and Fiber Science 46(2):280-290.


2014
Du, Y., J. Zhang, S.Q. Shi. 2014. Acoustic emission of bolt-bearing testing on structural composite lumbers. Wood and Fiber Science 46(1):118-126.


2014
Kasal, A., N. Yildirim, J. Zhang, Y. Erdil, S. Demirci. 2014. Effects of material properties and anchorage location on load-bearing capacity of screw-connected and hung cabinets. Wood and Fiber Science 46(1):29-38.


2014
Xu, W., Z. Wu, J. Zhang. 2014. Effects of species and growth ring angles on acoustic performance of wood as resonance boards. Wood and Fiber Science 46(3):412-420.


2014
Yan, Q., H. Toghiani, Z. Cai, J. Zhang. 2014. Formation of nano carbon spheres by thermal treatment of woody char from fast pyrolysis process. Wood and Fiber Science 46(4):437-450.


2013
Demirel, S., J. Zhang, P. Jones, S.C. Kitchens, W.V. Martin, H. Yu. 2013. Face lateral shear resistance of one-row multistaple joints in oriented strandboard. Forest Products Journal 63(5/6):207-212. Download


2013
Gu, Y., Z. Wu, J. Zhang. 2013. Tensile and bending moment resistances of T-shaped joints in rattan chairs. Wood and Fiber Science 45(4):429-441. Download


2013
Mun, S.P., Z. Cai, F. Watanabe, U.P. Agarwal, J. Zhang. 2013. Thermal conversion of pine wood char to carbon nanomaterials in presence of iron nanoparticles. Forest Products Journal 62(6):462-466.


2013
Mun, S.P., Z. Cai, J. Zhang. 2013. Fe-catalyzed thermal conversion of sodium lignosulfonate to graphene. Materials Letters 100:180-183. Download


2013
Mun, S.P., Z. Cai, J. Zhang. 2013. Magnetic separation of carbon-encapsulated FE nanoparticles from thermally-treated wood char. Materials Letters 96 (2013):5-7. Download


2013
Yan, Q., C. Wan, F. Yu, J. Liu, J. Street, Z. Cai, J. Zhang. 2013. Iron nanoparticles in situ encapsulated with biochar-based carbon as an effective catalyst for conversion of biomass-derived syngas to liquid hydrocarbons. Green Chemistry 15:1631-1640. Download


2013
Yan, Q., F. Yu, J. Liu, J. Street, J. Gao, Z. Cai, J. Zhang. 2013. Catalytic conversion wood syngas to synthetic avaiation turbine fuels over a multifunctional catalyst. Bioresource Technology 127:281-290. Download


2012
Wu, Y., Z. Wu, J. Zhang. 2012. Preparation of cellulose micro/nano fibrils by sonochemical method and its morphological characterization. 14th Annual Conference and 3rd International Conference of the Chinese Society of Micro/Nano Technology. Hangzhou, CHINA.


2012
Yan, Q., F. Yu, Z. Cai, J. Zhang. 2012. Catalytic upgrading nitrogen-riched wood syngas to liquid hydrocarbon mixture over a Fe-Pd/ZSM-5 catalyst. Biomass and Bioenergy 47:469-473. Download


2011
Du, Y., J. Zhang, J. Yu, T.E. Lacy Jr., Y. Xue, H. Toghiani, M.F. Horstemeyer, C.U. Pittman Jr. 2011. Kenaf bast fiber bundle-reinforced unsaturated polyester composites. IV: Effects of fiber loadings and aspect ratios on composite tensile properties. Forest Products Journal 60(7/8):582-591.


2011
Liu, X., J. Zhang, J.P. Donohoe, P.H. Steele. 2011. In-plane moisture content and specific gravity evaluation of oriented strandboard using a radio frequency technique. Forest Products Journal 60(7/8):622-628.


2010
Du, Y., C. Wang, H. Toghiani, Z. Cai, X. Liu, J. Zhang, Q. Yan. 2010. Synthesis of carbon-encapsulated metal nanoparticles from wood char. Forest Products Journal 60(6):527-533.


2010
Du, Y., J. Zhang, C. Wang, T. Lacy, Jr, Y. Xue, H. Toghiani, M.F. Horstemeyer, C. Pittman. 2010. Kenaf bast fiber bundle-reinforced unsaturated polyester composites. II: Water resistance and composite mechanical properties improvement. Forest Products Journal 60(4):366-372.


2010
Du, Y., J. Zhang, H. Toghiani, T. Lacy, Jr, A. Xue, M.F. Horstemeyer, C. Pittman. 2010. Kenaf bast fiber bundle-reinforced unsaturated polyester composites. I: Processing techniques for high kenaf fiber loading. Forest Products Journal 60(3):289-295.


2010
Du, Y., J. Zhang, Y. Xue, T. Lacy, Jr, H. Toghiani, M.F. Horstemeyer, C. Pittman. 2010. Kenaf bast fiber bundle-reinforced unsaturated polyester composites. III: Statistical strength characteristics and cost-performance analyses. Forest Products Journal 60(6):514-521.


2010
Eksioglu, B., S. Eksioglu, J. Zhang, M. Jin. 2010. A simulation model to analyze the impact of outsourcing on furniture supply chain performance. Forest Products Journal 60(3):258-265.


2009
Erdil, Y.Z., A. Kasal, J. Zhang, H. Efe, T. Dizel. 2009. Comparison of mechanical properties of solid wood and laminated veneer lumber fabricated from Turkish beech, Scotch pine, and Lombardy poplar. Forest Products Journal 59(6):55-60.


2009
Xue, Y., Y. Du, S. Elder, K. Wang, J. Zhang. 2009. Temperature and loading rate effects on tensile properties of kenaf bast fiber bundles and composites. Composites Part B: Engineering 40(3):189-196. Download


2009
Zhang, Y., H. Toghiani, J. Zhang, Y. Xue, C.U. Pittman Jr. 2009. Studies of surface-modified wood flour/polypropylene composites. Journal of Materials Science 44(8):2143-2151. Download


2009
Zhang, Y., J. Zhang, J. Shi, H. Toghiani, Y. Xue, C.U. Pittman Jr. 2009. Flexural properties and micromorphologies of wood flour/carbon nanofiber/maleated polypropylene/polypropylene composites. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Engineering 40(6/7):948-953. Download


2009
Zhang, Y., Y. Xue, H. Toghiani, J. Zhang, C.U. Pittman Jr. 2009. Modification of wood flour surfaces by esterification with acid chlorides: Use in HDPE/Wood flour composites. Composite Interfaces 16(2009):671-686. Download


2008
Dai, L., J. Zhang, F. Quin Jr. 2008. Lateral and tensile resistances of glued face-to-face and end-to-face joints in pine plywood and oriented strandboard. Forest Products Journal 58(3):50-54.


2008
Du, Y., Zhang, J., Y. Xue. 2008. Temperature-duration effects on tensile properties of kenaf bast fiber bundles. Forest Products Journal 58(9):59-65.


2008
Kasal, A., J. Zhang, M. Yuksel, Y.Z. Erdil. 2008. Effects of screw sizes on load bearing capacity and stiffness of five-sided furniture cases constructed of particleboard and medium density fiberboard. Forest Products Journal 58(10):25-32.


2008
Kasal, A., Y.Z. Erdil, J. Zhang, H. Efe, E. Avci. 2008. Estimation equations for moment resistances of L-type screw corner joints in case goods furniture. Forest Products Journal 58(9):21-27.


2008
Shi, J., J. Zhang, C. Pittman, H. Toghiani, A. Xue. 2008. Preliminary study on stiffness enhancement of wood-plastic composites using carbon nanofibers. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 66:313-322. Download


2007
Dai, L., J. Zhang. 2007. Fatigue performance of wood composites subjected to edgewise bending stresses. Forest Products Journal 57(11):44-51.


2007
Dai, L., J. Zhang. 2007. Simplified analysis and design methods for structural members of sofa frames considering fatigue effects. Forest Products Journal 57(9):35-41.Download


2007
Kocaefe, D., J.L. Shi, D.Q. Yang, J. Zhang. 2007. Preliminary study of thermal treatment effects of mold growth of selected Quebec wood species. Forest Products Journal 57(12):30-33.


2007
Liu, X., J. Zhang, P.H. Steele, J.P. Donohoe. 2007. Radio frequency scanning and simulation of oriented strand board material Properties. Proceedings, 34th Annual Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation 27B:1353-1360.


2007
Liu, X., J. Zhang, P.H. Steele, J.P. Donohoe. 2007. Software simulation of electromagnetic fields for wood-based material property evaluation. Six pages in Proceedings, Comsol Conference 2007, Boston, MA. CD-rom.


2007
Pittman Jr., C.U., J.L. Shi, J. Zhang, H. toghiana, Y. Xue. 2007. Flexural moduli of vapor-grown carbon nanofiber/woodflour/polypropylene composites. Pages 95-105 in 9th International Conference on Wood and Biofiber Plastic Composites, Forest Products Society.


2007
Shi, J., D. Kocaefe, J. Zhang. 2007. Mechanical behaviour of Quebec wood species heat-treated using ThermoWood process. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 65(4):256-259. Download


2007
Shi, J., D. Kocaefe, T.L. Amburgey, J. Zhang. 2007. A comparative study on brown-rot fungus decay and subterranean termite resistance of thermally-modified and ACQ-C-treated wood. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 65(5):353-358. Download


2007
Tackett, R., J. Zhang. 2007. A biaxial load cell design for simultaneous measurement of horizontal and vertical spring forces in sinuous spring-support seating. Journal of Testing and Evaluation Vol. 35(4):339-348. Download


2007
Wang, X., A.J. Salenikovich, M. Mohammad, C. Echavarria, J. Zhang. 2007. Moment capacity of oriented strandboard gusset-plate joints for upholstered furniture. Part 1: Static load. Forest Products Journal 57(7/8):39-45.


2007
Wang, X., A.J. Salenikovich, M. Mohammad, J. Zhang. 2007. Moment capacity of oriented strandboard gusset-plate joints for upholstered furniture. Part 2: Fatigue load. Forest Products Journal 57(7/8):46-50.


2007
Wang, X., M. Mohammad, A. Salenikovich, R.M. Knudson, J. Zhang. 2007. Fatigue bending resistance of metal-plated joints constructed of oriented strandboard for upholstered furniture frames. Forest Products Journal 57(11):59-63.


2007
Wang, X., M. Mohammad, A. Salenikovich, R.M. Knudson, J. Zhang. 2007. Static bending resistance of metal-plated joints constructed of oriented strandboard for upholstered furniture frames. Forest Products Journal 57(11):52-58.


2007
Xue, A., Y. Du, S. Elder, D. Sham, M.F. Horstemeyer, J. Zhang. 2007. Statistical tensile properties of kenaf fibers and composites. Pages 161-168 in Proceedings, 9th International Conference on Wood and Biofiber Plastic Composites.


2007
Zhang, J., F. Quin Jr., L. Dai. 2007. Acoustic emission detection of upholstered furniture frame damage. Forest Products Journal 57(11):64-69. Download


2007
Zhang, J., L. Dai. 2007. Strength design and quality assurance testing of upholstered furniture frames. Pages 24-29 in Proceedings, International Conference on Upholstered Furniture Frames.


2006
Dai, L., J. Zhang. 2006. Fatigue behavior and design of wood composites as furniture components. Eleven pages in Proceedings of 2006 SEM Annual Conference & Exposition on Experimental and Applied Mechanics.


2006
Zhang, J., N. Han, M. Maupin. 2006. Lateral edge resistance of single-fastener furniture joints in wood-based panel products. Forest Products Journal 56(2):33-39.


2006
Zhang, J., Y. Yu, F. Quin. 2006. Bending fatigue life of metal-plate-connected joints in furniture-grade pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 56(11/12):62-66.


2005
Efe, H., J. Zhang, Y.Z. Erdil, A. Kasal. 2005. Moment capacity of traditional and alternative T-type end-to-side-grain furniture joints. Forest Products Journal 55(5):69-73.


2005
Zhang, J., B. Chen, S.R. Daniewicz. 2005. Fatigue performance of wood-based composites as upholstered furniture frame stock. Forest Products Journal 55(6):53-59.


2005
Zhang, J., H. Efe, Y.Z. Erdil, A. Kasal, N. Han. 2005. Moment resistance of multiscrew L-type corner joints. Forest Products Journal 55(10):56-63.


2005
Zhang, J., J. Skipper. 2005. Load-withdrawal displacement characteristics of staples in selected hardwoods. Forest Products Journal 55(2):71-80.


2005
Zhang, J., Y. Yu, F. Quin, Jr. 2005. Moment capacity of metal-plate-connected joints in furniture grade pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 55(5):45-51.


2004
Zhang J., D. Li. 2004. Introduction of US Upholstered Furniture Performance Test Standards. Furniture Magazine 2:13-16.


2004
Zhang, J., F. Quin, H. Chen. 2004. Edge lateral resistance of staple joints in furniture-grade pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 54(7/8):85-95.


2004
Zhang, J., M. Maupin. 2004. Face lateral and withdrawal resistances of staple joints in furniture-grade pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 54(6):40-46.


2003
Erdil, Y.Z., J. Zhang, C.A. Eckelman. 2003. Staple holding strength of furniture frame joints constructed of plywood and oriented strandboard. Forest Products Journal 53(1): 70-75.


2003
Erdil, Y.Z., J. Zhang, C.A. Eckelman. 2003. Withdrawal and bending strength of dowel-nuts in plywood and oriented strand board. Forest Products Journal 53(6): 54-57.


2003
Zhang, J., G. Li, T. Sellers, Jr. 2003. Bending fatigue life of two-pin dowel joints in furniture grade pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 53(9): 33-39.


2003
Zhang, J., G. Li, T. Sellers, Jr. 2003. Withdrawal and bending performance of dowel joints in furniture-grade pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 53(7/8):41-49.


2002
Eckelman, C.A., F.C. Lin, J. Zhang. 2002. A technique for structural model of front Rails for sofas. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 60(2002):60-65. Download


2002
Eckelman, C.A., Y.Z. Erdil, J. Zhang. 2002. Withdrawal and bending strength of dowel joints constructed of plywood and oriented strand board. Forest Products Journal 52(9): 66-74.


2002
Erdil, Y.Z., J. Zhang, C.A. Eckelman. 2002. Holding strength of screws in plywood and oriented strandboard. Forest Products Journal 52(6): 55-62.


2002
Yadama, V., J. Zhang, B.M. Syed, P.H. Steele. 2002. Experimental analysis of multiple staple joints in selected wood and wood-based materials. Journal of Testing and Evaluation, JTEVA, Vol. 30, No. 5. Sept. 2002. pp. 400-407.


2002
Zhang, J., F. Quin, Jr., R. Tackett, S.H. Park. 2002. Direct withdrawal strength of single-staple joints in pine plywood. Forest Products Journal 52(2): 86-91.


2002
Zhang, J., V. Yadama, F. Quin, Jr., D. Lyon. 2002. Resistance of southern yellow pine to direct withdrawal of staples. Forest Prod. J. 52(9): 75-81.


2002
Zhang, J., V. Yadama. 2002. Evaluation of 3M Jet-WeldTM Adhesives for application in upholstered furniture frame construction. TAPPI Hot Melt Symposium 2002, Charlotte, North Carolina: 179-190.


2002
Zhang, J., Y.Z. Erdil, C.A. Eckelman. 2002. Lateral holding strength of dowel joints constructed of plywood and oriented strandboard. Forest Products Journal 52(7/8): 83-89.


2002
Zhang, J., Y.Z. Erdil, C.A. Eckleman. 2002. Torsional strength of dowel joints constructed of plywood and oriented strand board. Forest Products Journal 52(10):89-94.


2001
Tackett, R., J. Zhang. 2001. Joint-by-joint design software provides fastener strength formula applications. Modern Woodworking. pp 32-37.


2001
Zhang, J., D.E. Lyon, F. Quin, B. Tackett. 2001. Bending strength of gusset-plate joints constructed of wood composites. Forest Products Journal 51(5):40-44.


2001
Zhang, J., F. Quin, B. Tackett. 2001. Bending strengths and stiffness of two-pin dowel joints constructed of wood and wood composites. Forest Products Journal 51(2):29-35.


2001
Zhang, J., F. Quin, R. Tackett. 2001. Bending fatigue life of two-pin dowel joints constructed of wood and wood composites. Forest Products Journal 51(10):73-78.


2000
Zhang, J. 2000. Comparing bending fatigue life of dowel joints: Strength levels of wood and wood components vary. Modern Woodworking 14(11). 3 pp.


2000
Zhang, J. 2000. Research provides solutions for upholstered seating frame failures. Modern Woodworking 14(6):33-36.


2000
Zhang, J. 2000. Testing the ultimate bending strength of joints: How five different wood components fared. Modern Woodworking 14(8):29-32.


2000
Zhang, J., F. Lin, C. Eckelman, H. Gibson. 2000. A structural design model for sofa seat frames equipped with sinusoidal-type springs. Forest Products Journal 50(3):49-57.


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