Volume 47, Number 1 (2001)

Original articles

D. Kusumoto, K. Suzuki
Induction of traumatic resin canals in Cupressaceae by ethrel application     1

Y. Kawai, Y. Kobayashi, M. Norimoto
Hybrid drying with high-frequency and hot air under atmospheric pressure II: Relationship between temperature and pressure during high-frequency heating in Cryptomeria japonica square lumber     7

A. Koizumi, T. Sasaki, J. L. Jensen, Y. Iijima,K. Komatsu
Moment-resisting properties of post-to-sill joints connected with hardwood dowels     14

H.-M. Park, M. Fushitani, T. Ohtsuka, T. Nakajima, K. Sato, H.-S. Byeon
Effect of annual ring angle on static bending strength performances of cross-laminated woods made with sugi wood     22

H. Sunahara, H. Ohi
Structurai analysis of residual lignin in eucalyptus kraft pulp by pyrolysis gas-chromatography     33

T. Miyauchi, Y. Sano, K. Umehara, N. Saito
Oil sorbent material of heat treated wood fiber I: Effect of pyrolysates on oil sorption capacity     39


K. Iizuka, K. Takakura, M. Ubukata
Variation of basic density in offspring families of Abies sachalinensis     44

M. Ohkoshi, H. Saijo
Chemiluminescence and discoloration of light-irradiated wood surface     52

T. Matsui, Y. Matsushita, K. Sugamoto, K.Ogawa, A. Komiyama, S. Muta
Mycelial growth inhibition of shiitake (Lentinus edodes) by several terpenoids isolated from sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) wood     58

T. Takei, F. Eguchi, H. Yoshimoto, N. Kammba,T. Iijima, M. Higaki
Physiological factors affecting mycelialgrowth of Agaricus blazei CJ-01 II: Degradation of culture-source and acceleration of mycelial growth by compost preparation     63

Proceedings of the Society    70

Volume 47, Number 2 (2001)

Original articles

M. Kawazoe, N. Sobue, N. Hirai
Analysis of bending creep of wood under natural environmental condition by Fourier transformation procedure    73

M. Kawazoe, N. Sobue
Effects of moisture cycling period and cross sectional size of a specimen on bending creep of wood under humidity cycling    81

M. Tonosaki, S. Saito, Y. Hiramatsu
Evaluation of non-homogeneity in wood by longitudinal and flexural vibration tests I: Distribution of vibrational properties and FEM simulation of sugi boxed heart square sawn timber    92

T. Ohgama, H. Ishikawa, M. Norimoto, N. Kamba
The humidity control effects of woods and artificial woods made of ceramics    97

K. Komatsu
Structural performance of glulam semi-rigid portal frames constructed by hardwood wedge joint technique II: Theoretical analysis on the lateral shear deformation of the portal frame    103

K. Matsumoto, H. Yamauchi, M. Yamada, K.Taki, H. Yoshida
Manufacture and properties of fiberboard made from moso bamboo    111

T. Fujita, N. Komatsu, S. Kawai
Manufacture and properties of gypsum bonded particleboard I: Effects of the press time, water-gypsum hemihydrate ratio and resin content on board properties     120

A. Suematsu, N. Sekino, Y. Fujimoto, Y. Kitani,Q. Wang
Effects of manufacturing parameters on the linear expansion of densified wood composite panels II: Effect of board densities, resin types and resin contents on linear expansion particleboard    129

S. Ohba, T. Sasada, S. Kawai
Development of vertically oriented fiberboard I: Manufacture of fiberboards and analysis of fiber orientation    138

S. Ohba, T. Sasada, S. Kawai
Development of vertically oriented fiberboard II: Fundamental properties of vertically oriented fiberboard    150

Y. Tamaki, K. Kinjo, S. Uechi, F. Hongo, K. Sameshima, S. Yaga
Cholesterol-lowering effect of water-soluble polysaccharides from kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) seeds in rats I    159

T. Kitamura, H. Katayama
The effect of carbonizing conditions on the specific surface area of charcoal from sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) wood    164

A. Sasaki, S. Yomogida, Y. Umetsu, E. Narita
Influence of pretreatment with hydrogen sulfide-type hot spring water on carbonization of woods    171

Proceedings of the Society    180

Volume 47, Number 3 (2001)

Original articles

M. Tokumoto
Bending creep and set of small wood beams during adsorption and desorption cycles    189

M. Inoue, K. Adachi, K. Kanayama
Cupping of compressed wood resulting from set recovery    198

T. Higashihara, T. Morooka, M. Norimoto
Permanent fixation of transversely compressed wood by heating and its mechanism    205

T. Ohuchi, Y. Murase
Milling of wood and wood-based materials with a computerized numerically controlled router I: On the machining accuracy for grooving    212

C. Zhao, K. Ando, N. Hattori, S. Kitayama
Size and shape of airborne dust from wood sanding I: Size and shape index distributions of airborne dust    218

C. Zhao, K. Ando, N. Hattori, S. Kitayama
Size and shape of airborne dust from wood sanding II: Effects of sanding conditions on size and shape    227

A. Kamaguchi, T. Nakao, T. Nakai, A. Tamura
Measurement of heartwood moisture content of sugi by the lateral impact vibration method: Comparison of the data obtained from the moisture meter method and measurement of longitudinal distribution    235

K. Yanaga, Y. Sasaki, T. Hirai
Estimation of allowable resistance of nailed shear walls considering the variance of nailed joint resistance    242

H. Ido, M. Okuma, K. Oda
Evaluation of shear properties of the framework wall construction composed of curved LVLs I: Fundamental mechanical properties of curved LVLs and framework panels composed of curved LVLs    252

T. Ueno, X.-L. Geng, T. Ashitani, M. Oyadomari, K. Sakai
Liquefaction of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) bark by polyethyleneglycol-bisulfite method   260

Y. Ohtani, M. Kirishima, K. Sameshima
Effects of hydration on termiticidal and anti-fungal activities of the wood essential oils    267

T. Ashitani, M. Ujike, S. Nagahama, T. Ueno, K. Sakai
Characterization of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) bark extracts    276

Proceedings of the Society    282

Volume 47, Number 4 (2001)

Original articles

N. Mikajiri, J. Matsumura, M. Okuma, K. Oda
Observation by LV-SEM of shrinkage and anisotropy of tracheid cell with desorption     289

X. Chen, S. Kimura, S. Ozaki, H. Yokochi, H. Yonenobu
Effect of fiber orientation on chip swelling under orthogonal cutting     295

X. Yang, Y. Ishimaru, I. Iida, H. Urakami
Application of modal analysis by transfer function to nondestructive test of wood I. The determination of localized defects in wood by the shape of flexural vibration wave     304

H. Ido, M. Okuma
Evaluation of shear properties of the framework wall construction composed of curved LVLs II. Comparisons of the shearing rigidity of panels composed of curved LVLs with various conservative construction panels     311

K. Aoki, T. Tsuchimoto, N. Ando
Effects of shear wall configuration on lateraldeformations of conventional Japanese timberstructure I. Prediction of static lateraldeformations based on an elastic shear springmodel     317

K. Nakata, H. Sugimoto, M. Inoue, S. Kawai
Development of compressed wood fasteners for timber construction V. Strength properties of drift-pinned timber joints with compressed LVL plates     327

H. Yano, A. Hirose, N. Clark, P. Collins, Y. Yazaki
Effects of high temperature and high pressure alkaline pretreatments for the production of high strength resin-impregnated compressed wood     337

M. Kishino, H. Ohi
Low chlorine dioxide bleaching of Kraft pulp using nitrous acid treatment    344


F. Ishiguri, M. Andoh, S. Yokota, N. Yoshizawa
Effect of smoke heating on moisture content, surface checking, dynamic Young’s modulus of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) boxed heart timber     350

T. Tsujino, N. Tateuchi, T. Kawai
Collapse loads of drift pin timber joints loaded perpendicular to the grain II.     358

Proceedings of the Society    364

Volume 47, Number 5 (2001)

Original articles

H. Matsunaga, J. Matsumura, K. Oda
Distribution of inorganic elements in wood impregnated with preservative solutions II: Effect of anatomical characteristics on preservatives microdistribution in Cryptmeria japonica    383

Y. Cai, K. Hayashi, M. Sugimori
Three dimensional measurement of temperature distribution in wood during radio-frequency/vacuum drying    389

J. Umetsu, K. Ohsawa
Contact length of abrasive belt on workpiece in wood belt grinding with contact wheel   397

H. Guan, Y. Nishino, C. Tanaka
Longitudinal natural frequencies of softwood logs in the natural drying process   405

X. Yang, T. Amano, Y. Ishimaru, I. Iida
Application of modal analysis by the transfer function on non-destructive test of wood II: Elasticity evaluation of different quality part within wooden beam by the curvature on flexural vibration wave    412

K. Hayashi, M. Ohmi, H. Tominaga, M. Fushitani, K. Fukuda
Production of veneer-reinforced corrugated particleboard and effects of board density on bending properties    420

A. Suematsu, N. Sekino, Y. Fujimoto, Y. Kitani,Q. Wang
Effects of manufacturing parameters on the linear expansion of densified wood composite panels III: Effect of board densities, resin types and its contents on linear expansion of medium density fiberboard    431


E. Obataya, Y. Ohno, B. Tomita
Changes in the vibrational properties of wood coated with urushi lacquer during moisture absorption and desorption   440

T. Higashihara, M. Inoue, T. Morooka, M. Norimoto
Stress relaxation of glycerin saturated wood    447

K. Fukuda, R. Sugaya, M. Ohmi, H. Tominaga
Esterification and thermal softening of finely ground Miscanthus sinensis    452

Proceedings of the Society    458

Volume 47, Number 6 (2001)

Original articles

T. Ohuchi, Y. Murase
Milling of wood and wood-based materials with a computerized numerically controlledrouter II: On the machining accuracy forside milling of groove   465

Y. Kodama, Z. Zhang, H. Kawabata
Evaluation of wood quality by wavelet analysis II: Estimation of knot size   473

H. Kofujita, Y. Fujino, T. Sssaki, M. Hasebe, M. Ota, K. Suzuki
Antifungal activities of the bark of Cryptomeria japonica and the related components   479

S. Nagahama, T. Tukamoto, N. Torii, T. Sonoda, T. Yamanobe
Terpenoids of the wood oil of sugi (Cryptomeria japonica) VII: Cmponents of elite clones Minamatasho-4, and five others    487


. Kawai, I. Iida, Y. Ishimaru
Dynamic behavior of liquid penetration in softwood    493

N. Yamada, S. Okumura, Y. Taniguchi
High-frequency and microwave heating as a pretreatment of kiln drying of hollowed timber   501

T. Morita, T. Hayashi, K. Komatsu, Y. Iijima
Proof-loading tests for finger-jointed laminae I: Investigation of proof-loading test duringglue curing     508

Proceedings of the Society    515