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H. Michael Barnes

Warren S. Thompson Professor of Wood Science and Technology

Phone: 662-325-3056  Email: hb1@msstate.edu

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H. Michael Barnes

2016
Barnes, H.M., F.J.N. Franca, T.S.F. Amorim Franca. 2016. Properties of southern pine modified with melamine formaldehyde resin. 6 pages in Proceedings of the 59th International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology.


2016
Barnes, H.M., M.D. Aro, A. Rowlen. 2016. Durability of thermally modified engineered wood products. Proceedings of the International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 16-40745.


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
Kitchens, S.C., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes, R.D. Seale. 2016. Mechanical and durability properties of steam-pressed scrim lumber. BioResources 11(2):5343-5347. Download


2016
Winandy, J.E., H.M. Barnes, J.M. Hill. 2016. Effect of specimen width when evaluating laboratory-manufactured, fire retardant-treated strandboard. Wood and Fiber Science 48(1):2-12.


2015
Barnes, H.M., J. Winandy, J. Hill. 2015. Development of a testing protocol for effects on strength of laboratory-manufactured, fire-retardant-treated flakeboard. Wood and Fiber Science 47(1):50-55.


2014
Armstrong, J.B., A.C. Bustos, H.M. Barnes. 2014. Education in wood science and technology: An update. Wood and Fiber Science 46(1):3-14.


2014
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2014. Compression and bending strength of steamed, treated hardwoods. Bioresources 9(1):537-544. Download


2014
Che, W., S.Q. Shi, D. Zhang, D. Jiang, H.M. Barnes. 2014. Structure of cellulosic fiber-derived carbon catalyzed by iron oxide nanoparticles. Wood and Fiber Science 46(2):237-246.


2014
Winandy, J.E., H.M. Barnes, P.D. Jones, C.R. McIntyre. 2014. Laboratory and field exposures of fire retardant-treated plywood: Part 3—Modeling exposure relationships. Wood and Fiber Science 46(4):563-572.


2014
Winandy, J.E., H.M. Barnes, P.D. Jones. 2014. Modeling the relationship between laboratory and field exposures for FRT plywood. Pages 156-159 in Proceedings of the 57th International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology, Zvolen, Slovakia.


2013
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, C. McIntrye. 2013. Evaluation of Barrier Wrap Systems After 71 Months of Exposure. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 13-40631. 12 pp.


2013
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, C.R. McIntyre. 2013. Barrier systems redux. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 109:52-60.


2012
Barnes, H.M. 2012. Durable composites: An overview. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 107:267-279. Download


2012
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2012. Supplemental treatments for timber bridge components. Forest Products Journal 61(6):450-458.


2012
Hill, J., H.M. Barnes, S.Q. Shi. 2012. Bending Properties of FRT OSB. Proceedings International Research Group on Wood Protection. Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. May 6-10, 2012.


2012
Lebow, S., G. Kirker, R. White, T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes, M. Sanders, J. Morrell. 2012. Guide for in-place treatment of wood in historic covered and modern bridges. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report FPL-GTR-205. 50 pp. Download


2012
Leng, W., H.M. Barnes. 2012. Comparison of properties of pine scrim lumber made from modified scrim. Proceedings of the 55th International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology, Beijing, China. 12 pp.


2011
Barnes, H.M. 2011. Basic Treating Processes. Pages 9-28 in J.J. Morrell, K.M. Brooks, C.M. Davis, editors, Managing Treated Wood in Aquatic Environments, Chapter 2. Forest Products Society.


2011
Barnes, H.M. 2011. Connections: Standing on the shoulders of giants. Wood and Fiber Science 43(1):96-101. Download


2011
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, T.L. Amburgey. 2011. Performance of creosote/chlorothalonil preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 11-30580, 9 pp.


2011
Jones, P.D., H.M. Barnes. 2011. Preservative treatment. Wood Focus 2:16-19.


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
Shi, J., S.Q. Shi, H.M. Barnes, C.U. Pittman Jr. 2011. A chemical process for preparing cellulosic fibers hierarchically from kenaf bast fibers. BioResources 6(1):879-890. Download


2011
Shi, J., S.Q. Shi, H.M. Barnes, M.F. Horstemeyer, G. Wang. 2011. Kenaf bast fibers-Part II: Inorganic nanoparticle impregnation for polymer composites. International Journal of Polymer Science, Article ID 736474. 7 pp. Download


2011
Shi, J., S.Q. Shi, H.M. Barnes, M.F. Horstemeyer, J. Wang, E.M. Hassan. 2011. Kenaf bast fibers-Part I: Hermetical alkali digestion. International Journal of Polymer Science, Article ID 212047. 8 pp. Download


2010
Amburgey, T.L., H.M. Barnes. 2010. From forest to pole: 40 years observing deterioration. Pages 111-116 in H.M. Barnes, editor, Proceedings of the 2010 southeastern Utility Pole Conference and Tradeshow.


2010
Barnes, H.M., J.E. Winandy, C.R. McIntyre, P.D. Jones. 2010. Laboratory and field exposures of FRT plywood: Part 2—mechanical properties. Wood and Fiber Science 42(1):30-45. Download


2010
Barnes, H.M., R.D. Seale, J.M. Linton. 2010. Steam-pressed scrim lumber (SPSL). Eight pages in Proceedings of the International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe–Timber Committee. Download


2010
Hunt, M.O., T.A. Amburgey, D.L. Cassens, H.M. Barnes, R. Smith, T. Kohlmeier, K. Owen, R. Leavitt, D. Warner. 2010. Preservative-treated yellow poplar for above-ground use. Seven pages in Proceedings of the International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe–Timber Committee. Download


2010
Linton, J.M., H.M. Barnes, R.D. Seale, P.D. Jones, E.C. Lowell, S.S. Hummel. 2010. Suitability of live and fire-killed smal-diameter ponderosa and lodgepole pine trees for manufacturing a new structural wood composite. Bioresource Technology 101(15):6242-6247. Download


2009
Barnes, H.M., G.B. Lindsey, J.M. Hill. 2009. Effect of copper xyligen treatment on bending properties of wood. Holzforschung 63:254-256. Download


2009
Barnes, H.M., G.B. Lindsey, T.E. Johnson, J.M. Hill, C. McIntrye. 2009. Barrier wrap performance in hazard zone 4. American Wood Protection Association 105:59-65. Download


2009
Barnes, H.M., G.B. Lindsey. 2009. Bending properties of wood treated with a new carbon-based wood preservative system. Bioresource Technology 100(2):778-781. Download


2009
Barnes, H.M., J. Winandy, C. McIntrye, M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2009. Bending properties from laboratory and field exposures of FRT plywood. American Wood Protection Association 105:272-276. Download


2009
Cassens, D.L., M.O. Hunt, H.M. Barnes. 2009. Yellow-poplar lumber for exterior architectural applications in new construction and for historical restoration. Purdue Extension FNR-410-W. Download


2009
Härtner, H., F. Cui, H.M. Barnes. 2009. Impralit™ KDS and KDS-B. American Wood Protection Association 105:128-135. Download


2009
Härtner, H., S. Schmitt, F. Cui, H.M. Barnes. 2009. The chemical and biological properties of polymeric betaine. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 09-30512. Download


2009
Lee, S., S.Q. Shi, H.M. Barnes. 2009. Multifunctional nanoparticles at the hydrophilic and hydrophobic interface. Pages 173-181 in C. Hse, Z. Jiang, M.Kuo, editors, Advanced Biomass Science and Technology for Bio-Based Products. Chinese Academy of Forestry and USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station. Beijing, China. May 23-25, 2007. Download


2008
Barnes, H.M. 2008. Wood preservation trends in North America. Pages 583-598 in T.Schultz, H. Militz, M.H. Freeman, B. Goodell, D.D. Nicholas, editors. Development of Commercial Wood Preservatives: Efficacy, Environmental and Health Issues. ACS Symposium Series 982, American Chemical Society, Washington DC.


2008
Barnes, H.M., C.R. McIntyre, D.W. Bullock, M.H. Freeman, G.B. Lindsey. 2008. Penta analysis: Is XRF good enough? Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 103:101-106. Download


2008
Barnes, H.M., G.B. Lindsey, J. Hill, M. Pompeo, R. Hodge. 2008. Bending properties of southern pine treated with micronized preservative systems. The International Research Group of Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-40414. Download


2008
Barnes, H.M., G.B. Lindsey, J. Hill. 2008. Mechanical properties of southern pine treated with copper betaine. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 104:89-95. Download


2008
Barnes, H.M., J. Winandy, C. McIntrye. 2008. Laboratory and field exposures of FRT plywood: Part 1-physical test data. International Research Group on Wood Protection, Doc. No. IRG/WP 08-40426, 17 pp.


2008
Härtner, H., S. Schmitt, F. Cui, H.M. Barnes. 2008. Polymeric betaine as a wood preservative. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 08-30487. Download


2008
Linton, J., H.M. Barnes, R.D. Seale. 2008. Effect of species-type on properties of steam pressed scrim lumber (SPSL). Eight pages in Proceedings, 51st International Convention of Society of Wood Science and Technology. November 10-12, 2008. Concepcion, CHILE.


2008
Obanda, D.N., T.F. Shupe, H.M. Barnes. 2008. Reducing leaching of boron-based wood preservatives—A review of research. Bioresource Technology 99(2008):7312-7322. Download


2007
Barnes, H. M. 2007. An overview of pressure treating processes for wood. Pages 277-287 in Wood Protection 2006, H. M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2007
Barnes, H.M., C. R. McIntyre, D. W. Bullock, M. H. Freeman, G. B. Lindsey. 2007. Assaying pentachlorophenol-treated wood using XRF. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 07-20362. 9 pp. Download


2007
Barnes, H.M., J.M. Linton, G.B. Lindsey. 2007. Effect of post-treatment steaming on the bending properties of southern pine treated with copper naphthenate. Forest Products Journal 57(12):83-85.Download


2007
Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2007. Biocide treatments for engineered wood composites using strandboard as a test platform. Pages 329-337 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2007
McIntrye, C., M.H. Freeman, H.M. Barnes. 2007. What’s new? Pros and cons of future preservative systems. Pages 159-164 in H.M. Barnes, editor, Proceedings No. 7226 of the 2007 Southeastern Utility Pole Conference, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2006
Barnes, H.M. 2006. Spurs, belt buckles, chaps and ten-gallon hats: An allegory for wood protection. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 102:30-37. Download


2006
Barnes, H.M., R.A. Slay, R.D. Seale, G.B. Lindsey. 2006. Treatability of stream-pressed scrim lumber-SPSL. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 102:68-72. Download


2006
Barnes, H.M., R.J. Murphy. 2006. Effect of vapor boron treatment on some properties of wood strand and fiber composites. Composites: Part A 37(9):1402-1405. Download


2006
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2006. The impact of test site and oil contents on the performance of pentachlorophenol-treated wood. Forest Products Journal 56(5):43-47. Download


2006
Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2006. Biocide treatments for wood composites—A review. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 06-40323. 21 pp. Download


2006
Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2006. Copper naphthenate treatments for engineered wood composite panels. Bioresource Technology 97(2006):1959-1963. Download


2005
Amburgey, T.L., H.M. Barnes, D.D. Nicholas, T.P. Schultz. 2005. Wood protection: A guide to protecting your home. Forest and Wildlife Research Center, Mississippi State University, Research Advances 8(1):4 pp. Download


2005
Barnes, H. M., M. Maupin, G.B. Lindsey. 2005. Bending properties of southern pine treated with waterborne copper naphthenate. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers' Association 101:64-73. Download


2005
Barnes, H. M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2005. Performance of zinc-based systems. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers' Association 101:47-54. Download


2005
Barnes, H.M., J.W. Kirkpatrick. 2005. Biocide treatments for composite panels. Pages 225-231 in R. Tichy, and V. Yadama, editors, Proceedings, 39th International Wood Composites Symposium, Washington State University, Pullman, WA. Download


2005
Barnes, H.M., R.J. Murphy. 2005. Bending and tensile properties of vapor boron-treated composites. Wood and Fiber Science 37(3):379-383. Download


2005
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2005. Performance of copper naphthenate and its analogs as ground contact wood preservatives. Bioresource Technology 96(10):1131-1135. Download


2005
Kirkpatrick, J. W., H.M. Barnes. 2005. Biocide treatments for engineered composite panels. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers' Association 101:92. Download


2005
Kirkpatrick, J.W., H.M. Barnes. 2005. A preliminary investigation of the properties of engineered wood composite panels treated with copper naphthenate. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc #IRG/WP 05-40294. 8 pp. Download


2005
McIntrye, C. R., H.M. Barnes, M.H. Freeman. 2005. 40-year assays of penta-treated posts in DeQueen, AR. Appendix A, Report of Committee P4. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers' Association 101:181-186. Download


2004
Barnes, H.M., H.A. Stewart, R.J. Murphy. 2004. Vapor boron treatment of composites reduces tool wear. Forest Products Journal 54(10):69-73. Download


2004
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2004. Performance of zinc-based preservative systems in ground contact. Wood Design Focus 14(2):13-17. Download


2004
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, T.E. Connors. 2004. Crosstie species and defect identification guide. Railway Tie Association. Fayetteville, GA.


2004
Winandy, J.E., H.M. Barnes, R.H. Falk. 2004. Summer temperatures of roof assemblies using western redcedar, wood-thermoplastic composite, or fiberglass shingles. Forest Products Journal 54(11):27-33. Download


2003
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, T.L. Amburgey. 2003. Effect of oil content on the performance of wood treated with pentachlorophenol. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 03-30324. 7 pp. Download


2003
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, T.L. Amburgey. 2003. Field testing of copper carboxylates. Proceedings of the American Wood Preserver's Association 99:166.


2003
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, J.L. Watt. 2003. Crosstie species identification guide. Railway Tie Association Crosstie Species Identification Guide. 26 pp.


2003
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2003. Field testing of copper carboxylate preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 03-30322. 6 pp. Download


2003
Freeman, M.H., T.F. Shupe, R.P. Vlosky, H.M. Barnes. 2003. Past, present, and future of the wood preservation industry. Forest Products Journal 53(10):8-15. Download


2002
Amburgey, T.L., J.L. Watt, M.G. Sanders, H.M. Barnes. 2002. Alternative treatments for crossties. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 98: 122-124. Download


2002
Barnes, H.M. 2002. Wood preservation. In: Encyclopedia of Pest Management (David Pimentel, ed.), Marcel Dekker (New York), 3pp. Download


2002
Barnes, H.M., J.A. Brient, M. Freeman, C. Kerr. 2002. Performance of copper naphthenate-treated poles in service. Forest Products Journal 52(4):60-63. Download


2002
Barnes, H.M., R.J. Murphy, B. Via. 2002. Bending and tensile properties of vapor boron-treated composites. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 02-40228, 7 pp. Download


2002
Murphy, R.J., H.M. Barnes, D.J. Dickinson. 2002. Vapor boron technology. In: Proceedings, Enhancing the Durability of Lumber & Engineered Wood Products, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI,


2002
Ra, J.B.; H.M. Barnes, T.E. Conners. 2002. Predicting boron diffusion in wood from surface absorption. Forest Products Journal 52(10):67-70. Download


2002
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes. 2002. A new approach to improving wood treatability. Proceedings, Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products. Forest Products Society, Kissimmee, FL. Pp. 91-93.


2002
Winandy, J.E., T.T. Wolde, R.H. Falk, H.M. Barnes. 2002. Temperature histories of plywood roof sheathing and roof rafters as used in North American light-framed construction. Pages 114-121 in Proceedings, 7th World Conference on timber Engineering, WCTE 2002, Vol. 3., September, 2002. Selangor, Malaysia.


2001
Barnes, H.M. (ed.). 2001. Forest Products Education: Kids & Teachers. Proceedings, 2001 Annual Meeting, Society of Wood Science & Technology; Baltimore, MD, June 24, 2001, 64 pp.


2001
Barnes, H.M. 2001. Wood: preservative treated. In: Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology (Buschow K H J, Cahn R W, Flemings M C, Ilschner B, Kramer E J, Mahajan S (eds.)). Elsevier Science, Oxford, Vol. 10, pp. 9683-9688.


2001
Barnes, H.M., J.E. Winandy. 2001. Bending properties of wooden crossarms. In. Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 97:30-38. Download


2001
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient. 2001. Performance of cooper naphthenate-treated hardwoods. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 01-30269, 11 pp. Download


2001
Jones, W.A., H.M. Barnes, H.A. Stewart, R.J. Murphy. 2001. Tool wear for vapor boron-treated composites. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 01-40209, 8pp. Download


2001
Jones, W.A., H.M. Barnes, R.J. Murphy. 2001. Ancillary properties of vapor boron-treated composites. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 01-40210, 6pp. Download


2001
Khouadja, A., H.M. Barnes. 2001. Treatment and drying of western hemlock plywood. Forest Products Journal 51(1):74-80. Download


2001
Ra, J.B., H.M. Barnes, T.E. Conners. 2001. Determination of boron diffusion coefficients in wood. Wood & Fiber Science 33(1):90-103.


2001
Slahor, J.J., H.M. Barnes, B. Dawson-Andoh, T.L. Amburgey, C.C. Hassler. 2001. The durability of yellow-poplar and American beech treated with creosote and borate. Forest Products Journal 51(7/8):51-55. Download


2000
Barnes, H.M. 2000. A preliminary evaluation of copper naphthenate-treated poles in service, Appendix 2 to subcommittee T4 Poles. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:146-153. Download


2000
Barnes, H.M., D.P. Kamdem, M.H. Freeman. 2000. Copper naphthenate-treated southern pine pole stubs in field exposure. Part II: Chemical characterization of full size pole stubs 12 years after treatment. In: Proc., International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG/WP 00-30246. 10 pp. Download


2000
Barnes, H.M., M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient, C.N. Kerr, Jr. 2000. A preliminary evaluation of copper naphthenate-treated poles in service. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:53 (Technical Forum Abstract)


2000
Barnes, H.M., M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient, C.N. Kerr, Jr. 2000. Serviceability of copper naphthenate-treated poles. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 00-30214, 10 pp. Download


2000
Barnes, H.M., M.H. Freeman. 2000. Copper naphthenate-treated southern pine pole stubs in field exposure. Part I: Gradient and biodeterioration analysis 12 years after treatment. In: Proc., International Research Group on Wood Preservation, IRG/WP 00-30242. 10 pp. Download


2000
Barnes, H.M., M.H. Freeman. 2000. The performance of copper naphthenate-treated wooden pole stubs after 12 years of field exposure. Proceedings, International Conference on Utility Line Structures, March 2000, Ft. Collins, CO, p. 207-226.


2000
Barnes, H.M., R.J. Murphy. 2000. Bending properties of vapor boron-treated composites. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:53. (Technical Forum Abstract).


2000
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.H. Freeman, J.A. Brient. 2000. Field performance of copper naphthenate-treated hardwoods. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 97:15-23. Download


2000
Ra, J.B., H.M. Barnes. 2000. A method for determining boron diffusion coefficients in wood. In: Proc., American Wood-Preservers’ Association 96:52. (Technical Forum Abstract).


2000
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes. 2000. Innovations in the treatment of southern pine heartwood. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 00-40172, 6 pp. Download


2000
Winandy, J.E., H.M. Barnes, C.A. Hatfield. 2000. Roof temperature histories in matched attics in Mississippi and Wisconsin. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Paper FPL-RP-589, Madison, WI, 24 pp. Download


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