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  • Changes in the Chemical Composition and Decay Resistance of Thermally-Modified Hevea brasiliensis Wood 

    Durgante Severo, Elias Taylor; Calonego, Fred Willians; Sansigolo, Claudio Angeli; Bond, Brian (PLOS, 2016-03-17)
    In this study the effect of thermal treatment on the equilibrium moisture content, chemical composition and biological resistance to decay fungi of juvenile and mature Hevea brasiliensis wood (rubber wood) was evaluated. ...
  • Utilization of Lignin in Biopolymeric Packaging Films 

    Zadeh, Elham Mohammad; O’Keefe, Sean F.; Kim, Young-Teck (ACS Publications, 2018-07-06)
    Lignin is a byproduct of agricultural industries and only has limited applications. In this study, lignin was investigated for use in sustainable biopolymeric packaging film. Alkali lignin (AL) and lignosulfonate (LSS) ...
  • Skateboards as a Sustainable Recyclable Material 

    Willard, Dylan T.; Loferski, Joseph R. (MDPI, 2018-05-15)
    The exact number of skateboards manufactured every year is unknown, but it is estimated to be in the millions. Most skateboard decks are made from a high grade of maple (Acer spp.) veneer plywood and typically last only a ...
  • SBIO Newsletter, Winter 2018 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2018-02-27)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. In this issue: recycling skateboards, new employees, WEI update.
  • Rheology of transgenic switchgrass reveals practical aspects of biomass processing 

    Wan, Guigui; Frazier, Taylor; Jorgensen, Julianne; Zhao, Bingyu; Frazier, Charles E (2018-03-01)
    Abstract Background Mechanical properties of transgenic switchgrass have practical implications for biorefinery technologies. Presented are fundamentals for simple (thermo)mechanical ...
  • Intra-Ring Compression Strength of Low Density Hardwoods 

    Zink-Sharp, Audrey; Price, Carlile (Universidad del Bío-Bío, 2006)
    Engineered wood composites are being crafted with increasingly smaller and smaller components, yet a search of the literature indicates a lack of intra-ring mechanical property data for almost all commercial wood types, ...
  • SBIO Newsletter, Winter 2015 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015-03-17)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Winter 2014 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014-03-18)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2016 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016-04-26)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2013 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013-09-11)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2016 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2016-10-13)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2015 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015-10-20)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2014 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014-11-10)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2014 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2014-05-13)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2015 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2015-05-21)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2013 II 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2013-12-09)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Spring 2017 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017-05-12)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • SBIO Newsletter, Fall 2017 

    Unknown author (Virginia Tech, 2017-10-26)
    This is the intradepartmental newsletter for Virginia Tech’s Department of Sustainable Biomaterials
  • Multifunctional cellulose esters by olefin cross-metathesis and thiol-Michael addition 

    Meng, Xiangtao; Roy Choudhury, Shreya; Edgar, Kevin J. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-04-25)
    Olefin cross-metathesis (CM) has been shown to be a versatile, mild, modular, and efficient approach to polysaccharide modification. One issue with regard to this approach is the susceptibility of the initial α,β-unsaturated ...
  • Amphiphilic hydroxyalkyl cellulose derivatives for amorphous solid dispersion prepared by olefin cross-metathesis 

    Dong, Yifan; Mosquera-Giraldo, Laura I.; Troutman, Jacob; Skogstad, Brittny; Taylor, Lynne S.; Edgar, Kevin J. (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016-07-07)
    Olefin cross-metathesis (CM) has enabled design and synthesis of diverse, amphiphilic cellulose ether derivatives (e.g. of ethyl and methyl cellulose). In this paper, hydroxyalkyl cellulose was selected as a hydrophilic ...

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