Volume 46, Number 1 (2000)

Original articles

X. Chen, S. Ozaki, H. Yonenobu, S. Kimura
The ratio of cut to uncut length and chip swelling for orthogonal cutting in 0-90 (LT Plane)    1

H. Ikegiwa, S. Harima, Y. Fujii, S. Okumura
The effect of particle shape on the terminal velocity    7

A. Kamaguchi, T. Nakao, Y. Kodama
Non-destructive measurement of heartwood moisture content in sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) standing tree by lateral impact vibration method    13

M. Tonosaki, S. Saito
Evaluation of non-homogeneity in wood by longitudinal and flexural vibration tests I: Trial on estimation of inner moisture content of dry-processed sugi boxed heart square sawn timber    20

H. Wada, K. Masuda, E. Kawasaki, K. Ishitani
Strength properties of composite laminated wood composed of Z-S treated steel and sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) finger-jointed lumber: Effect of composition upon strength by arranging Z-S treated steel and lamina in composite laminated wood    25

N. Nakamura, K. Horie, Y. Iijima
Analysis of the strength data of wood structures on limit states design III: Reliability index and design point on bending strength of structural lumber    32

K. Nakata, H. Sugimoto, M. Inoue, S. Kawai
Development of compressed wood fasteners for timber construction III: Bearing characteristics of compressed LVL plate with a drift-pin    37

A. Sogabe, K. Kinjo, F. Abe, T. Yamauchi, S. Yaga
Termiticidal substances from the wood and bark of Wikstroemia retusa A. Gray    47

H. Ogata, K. Ogiyama
Chemical compositions and antipathogenic activities of the constituent fatty acids from neutral wax In foliage of Cryptomeria japonoca D.Don    54


H.Hirai, N. Shinzato, A. Nakagawa, Y. Watanabe, R. Kurane
Degradation of lignin model compounds by various termites    63

Proceedings of the Society    68

Volume 46, Number 2 (2000)

Original articles

E. Obataya, F. Tanaka, M. Norimoto, B. Tomita
Hygroscopicity of heat-treated wood I: Effects of after-treatments on the hygroscopicity of heat-treated wood    77

E. Obataya, M. Norimoto, B. Tomita
Moisture dependence of vibrational properties for heat-treated wood    88

K. Yanaga, T. Hirai
Reduction of effective resistance of nailed shear walls caused by misnailing: Monte Carlo simulations on the effective resistance    95

K. Suzuki, N. Ando, T. Tsuctimoto, S. Hirano
Mechanical behavior of wooden frame with braces under cyclic loadin I: degradation of shear walls with brace under dynamic cyclic loading    104

K. Ohnishi, Y. Okudaira, M. Zhang, S. Kawai
Manufacture and properties of oriented medium density fiberboard from non-wood lignocellulosic fibers I: Development of a mechanical orientor and its application to manufacturing oriented fiberboard    115

A. Sogabe, K. Kinjo, F. Abe, T. Yamauchi, S. Yaga
Termiticidal substances from the heartwood of Cryptomeria japonica D. Don    125


Y. Furuta, H. Imanishi, M. Kohara, M. Yokoyama, Y. Obata, K. Kanayama
Thermal-softening properties of water-swollen wood VII: The effects of lignin    133

Y. Obata, M. Kohara, Y. Furuta, K. Kanayama
Evaluation of tactile warmth of wood by thermal effusivity    138

E. Udaka, T. Furuno, M. Inoue
Relationship between the set recovery of compressive deformation and the moisture in wood specimen using the closed heating system    145

N. Kinoshita, M. Yoshinobu
Detection of wood properties using heating and cooling method I: Detection of wood density    150

N. Kinosita, M. Yosinobu
Detection of wood properties using heating and cooling method II: Detection of knots on wood surface    156

K. Sadakata, H. Nobusawa, R. Yamanobe
Experimental design on wooden column-steel base joint with glue capsule anchor technique    162

Proceedings of the Society    166

Volume 46, Number 3 (2000)

Original articles

M. Yokoyama, K. Kanayama, Y. Furuta, M. Norimoto
Mechanical and dielectric relaxations of wood in a low temperature range III: Application of sech-law to dielectric properties due to adsorbed water    173

K. Ikeda, N. Kino
Quality evaluation of standing trees by stress wave propagation method and its application I: Seasonal change of moisture contents of sugi standing trees and evaluation with stress wave propagation velocity    181

K. Ikeda, T. Arima
Quality evaluation of standing trees by stress wave propagation method and its application II: Evaluation of sugi stands and application to production of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) structural squared sawn timber    189

Y. Kodama, Z. Zhang
Evaluation of wood quality by wavelet analysis I: Wavelet analysis of a knot by tapping tone of wood    197

K. Nakata, H. Sugimoto, M. Inoue, S. Kawai
Development of compressed wood fasteners for timber construction IV: Moment resistance of compressed LVL plate and effect reinforcement by glass fiber sheets at a joint model    203

M. Harada, T. Hayashi, M. Karube
Effect of deformation rate on bearing properties of mechanical joints of LVL with a draft-pin    213

M. Kishino, H. Ohi
Cleavage of Ca-Cb bonds of lignin model compounds by nitrite and nitric acid II: Degradation of a nonphenolic b-5 type lignin model compound    219

S. Nagahama, T. Iwaoka, T. Ashitani
Terpenoids of the wood oil sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) VI: Components of eliteclone KenKma-3, KenKoyu-3 and KenAira-14    225

A. Takagaki, K. Fukai, F. Nanjo, Y. Hara, M. Watanabe, S. Sakuragawa
Application of green tea catechins as a formaldehyde scavenger    231


T. Fujimoto, T. Nakano
The effect of mercerization on wood structural features    238

N. Sobue, K. Matsuo, K. Ikeda
Effect of depth of a sawed slit parallel to fiber direction on shear modulus of commercial size squared timbers    242

M. Nakayama, C. Tanaka, T. Ohtani, H. Usuki
Studies on measurement method of surface roughness in wood machining I: The effect of stylus types on the roughness profiles    246

Y. Hirashima, T. Nishi
Indoor climate of a piloti-type log construction    252

Proceedings of the Society    258

Volume 46, Number 4 (2000)


T. Itoh
Wood and cultural properties    267

Original articles

H. Guan, Y. Nishino, C. Tanaka
Longitudinal natural frequency of wood bar with the free water distribution in the length direction    275

Y. Kobayashi, Y. Kawai, I. Miura
Hybrid drying with HF and hot-air under atmospheric pressure I: Condition of pressure and moisture in Cryptomeria japonica square lumber    282

T. Higashihara, T. Morooka, M. Norimoto
Permanent fixation of transversely compressed wood by steaming and its mechanism    291

M. Inoue, T. Hamaguchi, T. Morooka, T. Higashihara, M. Norimoto, T.Tsunoda
Fixation of compressive deformation of wood by wet heating under atmospheric pressure    298

Y. Sawada, H. Matsumoto, Y. Fujii, S. Okumura
Pattern recognition of the grinding sound of bandsaw tooth and its application to the diagnosis of the grinding process    305

W. Cheng, H. Yokochi, S. Kimura, K. Mano
Dynamic characteristics of the circular saw in the region of the critical rotation speed    311

S. Naito, Y. Fujii, Y. Sawada, S. Okumura
Thermographic measurement of slope of grain using thermal anisotropy of wood    320

T. Nishimura, M. Yanagida, N. Ando
Elements’ behavior of mats in pressing process and properties of the boards    326

N. Sekino, A. Suematsu, Y. Fujimoto, Y. Kitani, Q. Wang
Effect of manufacturing parameters on th linear expansion of densified wood composite panels I: Effect of element size and press temperature    334

T. Seino, A. Yoshioka, M. Fujiwara, K.-L. Chen, T. Erata, M. Tabata, M. Takai
Electron spin resonance studies on paramagnetic species produced by milling of wood: Detection of phenoxy radicals and Mn2+ ion    342

S. Honma, Y. Sano, M. Kubota, K. Umehara, K. Komazawa
Chemical structure and ammonia adsorption ability of todomatsu (Abies Sachalinensis Masters) wood carbonized in nitrogen and air atmospheres    348

M. Mori, Y. Saito, S. Shida, T. Arima
Adsorption property of charcoals from wood-based materials    355


R. Huang, I. Furukawa
Correlation between climatic factors and radial growth of Populus spp. planted in semiarid region in China    363

H. Matsunaga, J. Matsumura, A. Noguchi, K. Oda
Distribution of inorganic elements in wood impregnated with preservative solutions I: Visualization of inorganic elements distribution in wood by SEM-EDXA    368

Proceedings of the Society    375

Volume 46, Number 5 (2000)

Original articles

K. Iizuka, Y. Oribe, M. Ubukata
Clonal variation of the green moisture content in grafted plus-trees of Abies sachalinensis masters    397

M. Yokoyama, K. Ohmae, K. Kanayama, Y. Furuta, M. Norimoto
Changes of dielectric relaxation of wood by acetylation    406

C. Zhao, K. Ando, N. Hattori, S. Kitayama
Size distribution of suspended dust from wood sanding    413

T. Morooka, M. Norimoto, N. Isoda
Temperature and humidity environment of a large-scale wooden building    421

K. Fujita, N. Furuta, Y. Sasaki, T. Hirai
Lateral resistance of nailed column-sill joints with steel side plates    431

N. Sekino, A. Suematsu
In-plane dimensional stability of wood-based panel products III: Constraint of linear expansion by nail-joint with or without bonding    441

H. Miyashita, M. Ohmi, H. Tominaga, A. Sawatari,M. Suzuki, K. Kawarada, K. Mizumoto
The distribution of silicon atoms in sugi wood treated with g-methacryloxypropyl trimethoxysilane and its fire retardancy    449

S. Chen, Z. Wu, H. Tanaka
Surface analysis of paper containing polymer additives by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy II: The paper containing n-chloropolyacrylamide    456

H. Matsui, N. Shiraishi
Grafting of cyanoethyl cellulose with fluorine-containing acrylates and characterization of the products    462

H. Matsui, N. Shiraishi
Dielectric properties of cyanoethyl cellulose grafted with fluorine-containing acrylates    468

H. Matsui, Y. Kataoka, N. Shiraishi
Surface characteristics of cyanoethyl cellulose grafted with fluorine-containing acrylate    475


J.-Z.  Li, T. Furuno, S. Katoh, T. Uehara
Wood propionylation at low temperature using sodium formate as a catalyst    483

A. Harada, S. Gisusi, S. Yoneyama, Y. Kato, M. Nakaya, K. Seki, M. Tsuda, M. Aoyama
Utilization of kumaizasa (Sasa senanensis Rehd.) as a cultivation substrate of Pleurotus cornucopiae var. citrinopileatus    488

Proceedings of the Society    493

Volume 46, Number 6 (2000)

Original articles

R.-F. Huang, I. Furukawa
Horizontal variations of vessel-element length and wood fiber length of two kinds of Poplars planted in the desert areas of China    495

K. Kuroda
Anatomical assessment of infection age of hinoki crypress (Chamaecyparis obtusa) with resinous stem canker and the factors promoting resinosis    503

K. Yamashita, Y. Hirakawa, Y. Fujisawa, R. Nakada
Effects of microfibril angles and densities of variation of moduli of elasticity of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) logs among eighteen cultivars    510

M. Yokoyama, K. Ohmae, K. Kanayama, Y. Furuta, M. Norimoto
Mechanical and dielectric relaxations of wood in a low temperature range IV: Dielectric properties of adsorbed water in high moisture contents    523

M. Yokoyama, K. Ohmae, M. Norimoto
Changes of dielectric relaxation of wood by acetylation II.    531

T. Soma, S. Shida, T. Arima
Effect of freeze-treatment on estimating free water distribution in wood by ultrasonic wave    540

W. Cheng, H. Yokochi, S. Kimura
Critical rotation speed of circular saw with step thickness    549

K. Ikeda, S. Oomori, T. Arima
Quality evaluation of standing trees by stress-wave propagation method and its application III: Application to sugi (Cryptomeria japonica D. Don) standing plus trees    558

M. Nakamura, M. Masuda
Automatic detection of wood-area in interior image II: Received wood ratio and wood ratio of student’s rooms    566

K. Komatsu, K.-H. Hwang, K. Hosokawa
Structural performance of glulam semi-rigid portal frames constructed by using hardwood wedge joint technique I: Lateral shear performance of portal frames subjecting to static cyclic loading    573

M. Fukino, H. Horie, T. Sato, N. Ogawa
Production technology for strand-particle board (SPB) II: Effect of initial pressure during hot pressing on thickness swelling    581

T. Kitamura, H. Katayama
Behavior of copper, chromium and arsenic during carbonization of CCA treated wood    587

Y. Saito, M. Mori, S. Shida, T. Arima
Adsorption and desorption properties of formaldehyde by wood-based charcoal    596


K. Ikeda, F. Kanamori, T. Arima
Quality evaluation of standing trees by stress wave propagation method and its application IV: Application to quality evaluation of hinoki (Chamaecyparis obutusa Endl) forests    602

Proceedings of the Society    609