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Frank Owens

Assistant Research Professor

Phone: 662-325-6698  Email: fco7@msstate.edu

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Frank Owens

2019
Anderson, G. C., F. C. Owens, R. Shmulsky, R. J. Ross. 2019. Within-mill variation in the means and variances of MOE and MOR of mill-run lumber over time. Wood and Fiber Science 51(4)387-401. Download


2019
Blake, C., J. Street, J. Wooten, B. Mitchell, F. C. Owens. 2019. Industrial-scale pelletization of southern pine energy pellets with various additives. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 35(6):889-901.


2019
Owens, F. C., S. P. Verrill, R. Shmulsky, R. J. Ross. 2019. Distributions of modulus of elasticity and modulus of rupture in four mill-run lumber populations. Wood and Fiber Science 51(2):183-192. Download


2019
Verrill, S. P., F. C. Owens, D. E. Kretschmann, R. Shmulsky, L. S. Brown. 2019. Visual and MSR grades of lumber are not 2-parameter weibulls and why this may matter. Journal of Testing and Evaluation. Download


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. Wood and Fiber Science 50(3):363-369. Download


2018
Owens, F. C., S. P. Verrill, R. Shmulsky, D. E. Kretschmann. 2018. Distributions of MOE and MOR in a full lumber population. Wood and Fiber 50(3):265-279. Download


2018
Verrill S.P., F.C. Owens, D.E. Kretschmann, R. Shmulsky. 2018. A fit of a mixture of bivariate normals to lumber stiffness-strength data. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI. FPL-RP-696. 44 pp.


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.


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