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Rubin Shmulsky

Department Head

Phone: 662-325-2243  Email: rs26@msstate.edu

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Rubin Shmulsky

2018
Gordon, J. S., J. B. Auel, N. Blair-Agyeman, I. B. Montague, R. Shmulsky. 2018. Infrastructure enhancement to support value-added bioproduct recovery. Natural Resources 9(4):129-149.


2018
Junaid, O., F. C. Owens, E. D. Entsminger, R. D. Seale, R. Shmulsky. 2018. Strength and stiffness properties of small clear specimens taken from commercially procured No.2 2x8 and 2x10 southern pine dimension lumber. Journal of Wood and Fiber Science 50(3):1-7. Download


2017
Catchot, T., F.C. Owens, R. Shmulsky, H.M. Barnes. 2017. Comparison of wood utility crossarm properties from 1995 and 2015. Forest Products Journal 67(1/2):50-54. Download


2017
Catchot, T., F.C. Owens, R. Shmulsky, R.D. Seale. 2017. Using nondestructive testing to identify premium grades in southern pine and Douglas-fir utility crossarms. Wood and Fiber Science 49(1):105-112. Download


2017
Verrill S.P., F.C. Owens, D.E. Kretschmann, R. Shmulsky. 2017. Statistical models for the distribution of modulus of elasticity and modulus of rupture in lumber with implications for reliability calculations. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI. FPL-RP-692. 53 pp.


2016
Ingram Jr., L.L., H.M. Barnes, R. Shmulsky, D. Jeremic. 2016. Preparation of calibration standards for the analysis of pentachlorophenol in treated wood by X-ray fluorescence. Proceedings of the International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 16-20591.


2016
Liu, X, Y. Wu, R. Shmulsky, Y. Luo, X. Wang, I. Chu, H. Wan. 2016. Developing a renewable hybrid resin system. Part I: Characterization of co-polymers of isocyanate with different molecular weights of phenolic resins. BioResources 11(2):5299-5311. Download


2016
Seale, R.D., R. Shmulsky, E.D. Entsminger, A. Bartuli, S. Belalami. 2016. Field test of a novel nondestructive testing device on wood distribution poles. Journal of Wood and Fiber Science 48(3):156-161.


2015
Yang, B.Z., R. Shmulsky, R.D. Seale. 2015. Development of laminated planks from southern pine lumber. European Journal of Wood Products. Download


2015
Yang, B.Z., R.D. Seale, R. Shmulsky, J. Dahlen, X. Wang. 2015. Comparison of nondestructive testing methods for evaluating No. 2 southern pine lumber: Part A, modulus of elasticity. Wood and Fiber Scienc 47(4):375-384.


2014
Mao, A, R. Shmulsky, Q. Li, H. Wan. 2014. Recycling polyurethane materials: A comparison of polyol from glycolysis with micronized polyurethane powder in particleboard applications. Bioresources.com 9(3):4253-4265. Download


2014
Zang, B.Z., R.D. Seale, J. Dahlen, R. Shmulsky, P.D. Jones. 2014. Bending properties of a novel engineered composite from southern pine lumber. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products 72:601-607. Download


2013
Callicut, J.T., R.M. Kaminski, R. Shmulsky, M. Schummer, J.P. Lestrade. 2013. Acoustical comparison between decrescendo calls of female mallards and mimicry by humans using artificial duck calls. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37(1):101-106. Download


2013
Dahlen, J., P.D. Jones, R.D. Seale, R. Shmulsky. 2013. Mill variation in bending strength and stiffness of in-grade Douglas-fir No. 2 2 x 4 lumber. Wood Science and Technology 47:1167-1176. Download


2013
Dahlen, J., P.D. Jones, R.D. Seale, R. Shmulsky. 2013. Mill variation in bending strength and stiffness of in-grade southern pine No. 2 2 x 4 lumber. Wood Science and Technology 47:1153-1165. Download


2012
Dahlen, J., P. Jones, R.D. Seale, R. Shmulsky. 2012. Bending strength and stiffness of in-grade Douglas-fir and southern pine No. 2 2x4 lumber. Canadian Journal of Forest Research (42):858-867. Download


2012
Green, B.L., P. Jones, D.D. Nicholas, R. Schimleck, R. Shmulsky, J. Dahlen. 2012. Assesment ofl the early signs of decay of Populus deltoides wafers exposed to Trametes versicolor by near infrared spectroscopy. Holzforschung 66 515-520. Download


2012
Kakeh, M., J. Dahlen, R. Shmulsky, P. Jones, R.D. Seale. 2012. Bowtie Beams: Novel Engineered Structural Beams from Southern Pine Lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 44(3):325-333. Download


2012
Stroble III, M.F., I.L. Howard, R. Shmulsky. 2012. Wood construction platform design using instrumentation. Wood Material Science and Engineering 7:13-24. Download


2011
Dahlen, J., R. Shmulsky, P.D. Jones. 2011. Volatile organic compounds emitted during the kiln drying of southern pine utility poles. Forest Products Journal 60(7/8):629-631.


2011
Jones, P.D., R. Shmulsky, S. Kitchens, H.M. Barnes. 2011. What is salt killed wood? Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 2662. 4 pp. Download


2011
Kitchens, S.C., R. Shmulsky, H.M. Barnes. 2011. Assessment of forest products undergraduate education in the United States. Wood and Fiber Science 43(1):92-94. Download


2011
Shmulsky, R., P. Jones. 2011. Forest products and wood science, an introduction, sixth edition. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA.


2010
Dahlen, J., P.D. Jones, M.L. Prewitt, R. Shmulsky. 2010. Emissions released during kiln drying of southern pine utility poles. Pages 88-92 in H.M. Barnes, editor, Proceedings of the 2010 Southeastern Utility Pole Conference.


2010
Green, B., P.D. Jones, L.R. Schimleck, D.D. Nicholas, R. Shmulsky. 2010. Rapid assessment of southern pine decayed by G. Trabeum by near infrared spectra collected from the radial surface. Wood and Fiber Science 42(3). Download


2009
McConnell, E., R. Shmulsky. 2009. Hurricane Katrina’s effects on Mississippi’s lumber manufacturers. Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State University, Research Advances 12(4):4 pp. Download


2009
McConnell, T.E., S.Q. Shi, R. Shmulsky. 2009. Technical note: A preliminary study on the bending stiffness of chemically treated wood material for structural composite lumber. Wood and Fiber Science 41(3):322-324.


2008
Armstrong, J., R. Shmulsky. 2008. Accreditation: Elevating programs, the profession, and SWST, an editorial. Wood and Fiber Science 40(4):481-483.


2008
Dahlen, J., R. Shmulsky. 2008. Grade improvement during drying with a pre-commercial prototype restrain device of two-by-fours from loblolly pine thinnings. Forest Products Journal 58(3):91-94.


2008
Mlsna, T., R. Shmulsky, S. Millar. 2008. Continuous monitoring of volatile organic compounds during kiln drying with a MEMS chemical sensor. American Laboratory 1(2)19-22.


2008
Shmulsky, R., C.L. Saucier, I.L. Howard. 2008. Composite effect of bolt-laminated sweetgum and mixed hardwood billets. Journal of Bridge Engineering 13(5):547-549. Download


2008
Shmulsky, R., J. Dahlen. 2008. Laboratory scale VOC emissions testing of air-dried basswood lumber. Forest Products Journal 58(4):94-96. Download


2008
Shmulsky, R., S.Q. Shi. 2008. Development of novel industrial laminated planks from sweetgum lumber. ASCE Journal of Bridge Engineering 13(8):64-66. Download


2007
Bowyer, J.L., R. Shmulsky, J.G. Haygreen. 2007. Forest products and wood science, an introduction, fifth edition. Blackwell Publishing, Ames, IA.


2007
Shmulsky, R., J. Dahlen. 2007. Influence of sawing solution and pith location on warp in 2 by 4 lumber sawn from small-diameter loblolly pine stems. Forest Products Journal 57(7/8):73-75. Download


2007
Slay, R., R. Shmulsky, R.D. Seale. 2007. Acoustic velocity as a means to detect damage in 4-inch-diameter pine poles stressed in bending beyond their proportional limit. Forest Products Journal 57(7/8):90-91. Download


2006
Bartekova, A., C. Lungu, R. Shmulsky, P. Huelman, J.Y. Park. 2006. Laboratory evaluation of volatile organic compounds emissions from coated and uncoated oriented strandboard. Forest Products Journal 56(2):85-90. Download


2006
Shmulsky, R. 2006. Dimensional stabilization of pine four-by-fours via restraint drying. Forest Products Journal 56(3):41-43. Download


2006
Shmulsky, R., J. Dahlen. 2006. Acrolein and selected HAPS from southern pine a comparison of four mills. Proceedings: Forest Products Society, Quality drying for the 21st century.


2006
Shmulsky, R., R.D. Seale, R.D. Snow. 2006. Analysis of acoustic velocity as a predictor of stiffness and strength in 5-inch-diameter pine dowels. Forest Products Journal 56(9):53-55. Download


2006
Shmulsky, R., V. Shvets. 2006. The effect of subzero temperatures on FSP of cottonwood. Forest Products Journal 56(2):74-77. Download


2005
Erickson, R.W., R. Shmulsky. 2005. Warp reduction of red pine two-by-fours via restrained drying. Forest Products Journal 55(9):84-86. Download


2005
Shmulsky, R., D. Butler. 2005. Shrinkage and grade retention in restraint-dried thick dimension loblolly pine. Forest Products Journal 55(11):34-36. Download


2005
Shmulsky, R., R.W. Erickson, D.L. Buckner, G. Li. 2005. Field test of edgewise restraint southern pine lumber drying. Forest Products Journal 55(10):25-27. Download


2005
Shmulsky, R., R.W. Erickson, P.H. Steele, D. Buckner. 2005. Warp reduction of SYP lumber by restrained drying. Forest Products Journal 55(9):37-41. Download


2004
Shmulsky, R. 2004. EMC response along the tensile face of small wood beams. Wood Science and Technology 37(2004):447-449. Download


2000
Ingram, L.L. Jr., R. Shmulsky, A.T. Dalton, F.W. Taylor, M.C. Templeton. 2000. The measurement of volatile organic emissions from drying southern pine lumber in a laboratory-scale kiln. Forest Products Journal 50(4):91-94.


2000
Shmulsky, R. 2000. End-grain influence on VOC emissions from kiln-drying loblolly pine. Forest Products Journal 50(5):21-23.


2000
Shmulsky, R. 2000. Influence of drying schedule on VOC emissions from kiln-drying loblolly pine lumber. Forest Products Journal 50(4):45-48.


2000
Shmulsky, R. 2000. Influence of lumber dimension on VOC emissions from kiln-drying loblolly pine lumber. Forest Products Journal 50(3):63-66.


2000
Shmulsky, R., L.L. Ingram, Jr. 2000. Empirical prediction of VOC emission from drying southern pine lumber. Forest Products J. 50(6):61-63.


2000
Steele, P.H., L. Kumar, R. Shmulsky. 2000. Differentiating knots, distorted grain, and clear wood by radio-frequency scanning. Forest Products Journal 50(3): 58-62.


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