Renewable Materials Research Centre

Scientific Journals – 2022

Achim, A., Moreau, G., Coops, N. C.,  Axelson, J. N., Barrette, J., Bédard, S., Byrne, K. E., Caspersen, J., Dick, A. R., D’Orangeville, L., Drolet, G., Eskelson, B. N. I., Filipescu, C. N., Flamand-Hubert, M., Goodbody, T. R. H., Griess, V., Hagerman, S. M., Keys, K., Lafleur, B., Montoro Girona, M., Morris, D. M., Nock, C. A., Pinno, B. D., Raymond, P., Roy, V., Schneider, R., Soucy, M., Stewart, B., Sylvain, J. D., Taylor, A. R., Thiffault, E., Thiffault, N., Vepakomma, U., White, J. C. (2022). The changing culture of silviculture. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research. 95(2), 143-152.

Alipraja, I., Hernández, R. E., Cáceres, C. B., Koubaa, A. (2022). Towards Strand Production in Primary Log Breakdown: Effects of the Counter-Knife and Temperature on Size Distribution of Jack Pine Strands. BioResources, 17(2), 2632-2651.

Ananías, R. A., Leandro, L., Pérez-Peña, N., Salvo-Sepúlveda, L., Cloutier, A. (2022). Transverse permeability in Eucalyptus nitens wood specimens. Wood Material Science and Engineering, 18(3), 1035-1042.

Baronet, J., Sorelli, L., Charron, J. P., Vandamme, M., Sanahuja, J. (2022). A two-scale method to rapidly characterize the logarithmic basic creep of concrete by coupling microindentation and uniaxial compression creep test. Cement and Concrete Composites125, 104274.

Ben Mahmoud, B., Lehoux, N., Blanchet, P., Cloutier, C. (2022). Barriers, Strategies, and Best Practices for BIM Adoption in Quebec Prefabrication Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). Buildings, 12(4), 390.

Bourscheid, C. B., Hernández, R. E., Cáceres, C. B., Blais, C. (2022). Effects of cutting speed and feed per knife on size distribution of pulp chips produced by a chipper-canter from frozen and unfrozen logs. Wood Material Science & Engineering, 1-13.

Bouslimi, B., Koubaa, A., Bergeron, Y. (2022). Regional, Site, and Tree Variations of Wood Density and Growth in Thuja occidentalis L. in the Quebec Forest. Forests 13(12):1984.

Brial, V., Tran, H., Sorelli, L., Conciatori, D., Ouellet-Plamondon, C. M. (2022). Improvement of treated spent pot lining reactivity in cementitious material by calcination. Developments in the Built Environment, 12, 100098.

Caceres, C. B., Hernandez, R. E., Rosero-Alvarado, J., Nurbaity, R. A. (2022). Effect of tool tip radius on ring debarker performance of frozen and unfrozen black spruce logs. Wood and Fiber Science, 54(3), 161-172.

Calvez, I., Davoudi, S., Szczepanski, C. R., Landry, V. (2022). Low-gloss UV-curable coatings: Light mechanisms, formulations and processes—A review. Progress in Organic Coatings, 171, 107039.

Calvez, I., Szczepanski, C. R.,  Landry, V. (2022). Effect of Copolymer on the Wrinkle Structure Formation and Gloss of a Phase-Separated Ternary Free-Radical/Cationic Hybrid System for the Application of Self-Matting Coatings. Polymers, 14(12), 2371.

Calvez, I., Szczepanski, C. R., Landry, V. (2022). Hybrid Free-Radical/Cationic Phase-Separated UV-Curable System: Impact of Photoinitiator Content and Monomer Fraction on Surface Morphologies and Gloss Appearance. Macromolecules55(8), 3129-3139.

Canuel, C. M., Bernard, A., Thiffault, N., Gélinas, N., Drapeau, P., Thiffault, E., Bélanger, N. (2022). Analysis of a wood production strategy from expert perspectives. The Forestry Chronicle, 98(1), 1-9.

Canuel, C. M., Bernard, A., Thiffault, N., Gélinas, N., Drapeau, P., Thiffault, E., Bélanger, N. (2022). Analyse d’une stratégie de production de bois : perspectives d’experts. The Forestry Chronicle, 98(1), 19-27.

Canuel, C. M., Thiffault, E., Thiffault, N. (2022). An empirical financial analysis of integrating biomass procurement in sawtimber and pulpwood harvesting in eastern Canada. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 52(6), 920-939.

Caron-Rousseau A, Blanchet P, Gosselin L. (2022). Parametric Study of Lightweight Wooden Wall Assemblies for Cold and Subarctic Climates Using External Insulation. Buildings. 12(7):1031,

Chagnon, C., Moreau, G., Bombardier‐Cauffopé, C., Barrette, J., Havreljuk, F., Achim, A. (2022). Broad‐scale wood degradation dynamics in the face of climate change: A meta‐analysis. GCB Bioenergy, 14(8), 941-958.

Chagnon, C., Wotherspoon, A. R., Achim, A. (2022). Deciphering the black spruce response to climate variation across eastern Canada using a meta-analysis approach. Forest Ecology and Management, 520, 120375.

Chen, X., Sanchez, T., Conciatori, D., Chaouki, H., Sorelli, L., Selma, B., Chekired, M. (2022). Numerical modeling of 2D hygro-thermal transport in unsaturated concrete with capillary suction. Journal of Building Engineering, 45, 103640.

Cid, A., Blanchet, P., Robichaud, F., Kinuani, N. (2022). A Conceptual Framework for Creating Brand Management Strategies. Businesses, 2(4), 546-561.

Coops, N. C., Tompalski, P., Goodbody, T. R., Achim, A., Mulverhill, C. (2022). Framework for near real-time forest inventory using multi source remote sensing data. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, 96(1), 1–19.

Cordier, S., Blanchet, P., Robichaud, F., Amor, B. (2022). Dynamic LCA of the increased use of wood in buildings and its consequences: Integration of CO2 sequestration and material substitutions. Building and Environment, 226(10), 9695.

Dadras Chomachayi, M., Blanchet, P., Hussain, A. (2022). Development of Bio-based Membranes for Building Envelope Applications from Poly (lactic acid) and Cellulose Microfibers. BioResources, 17(4), 5707-5727.

Dagher, R., Stevanovic, T., Landry, V. (2022). Photostability of white oak wood stained with metal salts during indoor sunlight exposure. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 80(2), 313–330.

Dagher, R., Stevanovic, T., Ryan, D. H., Landry, V. (2022). A note on Mössbauer analysis of white oak surfaces colored with aqueous iron salt solutions. Journal of Wood Chemistry and Technology, 42(2), 83-90.

De Oliveira Lopes, J., Cáceres, C. B., Hernández, R. E., Garcia, R. A. (2022). Effect of the thermal treatment on the chemical components, sorption, and shrinkage properties of Tectona grandis juvenile wood. Maderas. Ciencia y tecnología, 24(18), 1-16.×2022000100418.

Dias-Brandao, R., Thiffault, É., Levasseur, A. (2022). Development of a multi-criteria analysis decision-support tool for the sustainability of forest biomass heating projects in Quebec. Sustainability, 14(20), 13200.

Drew, D. M., Downes, G. M., Seifert, T., Eckes-Shepard, A., Achim, A. (2022). A Review of Progress and Applications in Wood Quality Modelling. Current Forestry Reports, 8, 317–332.

Fu, Q., Zhuang, B., Wang, X.-M., Cloutier, A., Roussière, F., Bouffard, J.-F. (2022). Thermo-Hydrolytic Recycling of Urea-Formaldehyde Resin-Bonded Laminated Particleboards. Bioresources, 17(4), 6847-6859.

Fulham-Lebrasseur, R., Sorelli, L., Conciatori, D. (2022). Prefabricated electrically conductive concrete (ECC) slabs with optimized electrode configuration and integrated sensor system. Cold Regions Science and Technology193, 103417.

Gerzhova, N., Dagenais, C., Ménard, S., Blanchet, P., Côté, J. (2022). A Parametric Study of Fire Risks of Green Roofs to Adjacent Buildings. Fire. 5(4), 93.

Giorgio, B., Blanchet, P., Barlet, A. (2022). Social Representations of Mass Timber and Prefabricated Light-Frame Wood Construction for Multi-Story Housing: The Vision of Users in Quebec. Buildings, 12(12), 2073.

Gmar, M., Bouafif, H., Bouslimi, B., Braghiroli, Flavia L., Koubaa, A. (2022). Pyrolysis of Chromated Copper Arsenate-Treated Wood. Investigation of Temperature, Granulometry, Biochar Yield, and Metal Pathways. Energies, 15, 5071.

Havreljuk, F., Achim, A., Pothier, D. (2022). Predicting Lumber Grade Occurrence and Volume in Sugar Maple and Yellow Birch Logs. Forest Science, 68 (4), 410–424.

Jiang, S., Buck, D., Tang, Q., Guan, J., Wu, Z., Guo, X., Zhu, Z., Wang, X. (2022). Cutting Force and Surface Roughness during Straight-Tooth Milling of Walnut Wood. Forests, 13, 2126.

Julien, E., Blanchet, P., Gosselin, L. (2022). Case-Study: Fully Prefabricated Wood Wall Connection to Improve Building Envelope and On-Site Efficiency. Buildings, 12(12), 2185.

Kasangana, P. B., Auclair, N., Daassi, R., Durand, K., Rodrigue, D., Stevanovic, T. (2022). Impact of pre-extraction on xylose recovery from two lignocellulosic agro-wastes. BioResources, 17(4), 6131-6147.

Labrecque, N., Ménard, S., Oudjene, M., Blanchet, P. (2022). Finite Element Study of Hyperstructure Systems with Modular Light-Frame Construction in High-Rise Buildings. Buildings, 12(3), 330.

Larivière-Lajoie, R., Blanchet, P., Amor, B. (2022). Evaluating the importance of the embodied impacts of wall assemblies in the context of a low environmental impact energy mix. Building and Environment, 207, 108534.

Li, D., Zhuang, B., Chen, Y., Li, B., Landry, V., Kaboorani, A., Wu, Z., Wang, X. A. (2022). Incorporation technology of bio-based phase changematerials for building envelope: A review. Energy and Buildings, 260,111920.

Li, R., He, C., Wang, X. Effects of processing parameters on mass loss and coating properties of poplar plywood during CO2 laser modification. (2022). European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 80, 899–906.

Li, R., He, C., Xu, W., Wang, X. (2022). Prediction of surface roughness of CO2 laser modified poplar wood via response surface methodology. Maderas. Ciencia y Tecnología, 24.×2022000100442.

Li, R., Yang, F., Wang, X. (2022). Modeling and Predicting the Machined Surface Roughness and Milling Power in Scot’s Pine Helical Milling Process. Machines, 10(5), 331.

Li, R., Yao, Q., Xu, W., Li, J., Wang, X. A. (2022). Study of Cutting Power and Power Efficiency during Straight-Tooth Cylindrical Milling Process of Particle Boards. Materials, 15(3), 879.

Locoh, A., Thiffault, É., Barnabé, S. (2022). Sustainability Impact Assessment of Forest Bioenergy Value Chains in Quebec (Canada)—A ToSIA Approach. Energies, 15(18), 6676.

Locoh, A., Thiffault, É., Barnabé, S, Bouthillier, L. (2022). Caractérisation des modèles types de chaînes de valeur de la biomasse forestière. VertigO, 22(1), 1-32.

Ménard, I., Thiffault, E., Boulanger, Y., Boucher, J. F. (2022). Multi-model approach to integrate climate change impact on carbon sequestration potential of afforestation scenarios in Quebec, Canada. Ecological Modelling, 473, 110144.

Ménard, I., Thiffault, E., Kurz, W. A., Boucher, J. F. (2022). Carbon sequestration and emission mitigation potential of afforestation and reforestation of unproductive territories. New Forests.

Moreau, G., Chagnon, C., Achim, A., Caspersen, J., D’Orangeville, L., Sánchez-Pinillos, M., Thiffault, N. (2022). Opportunities and limitations of thinning to increase resistance and resilience of trees and forests to global change. Forestry, 95(5), 595-615.

Moreau, L., Thiffault, E., Cyr, D., Boulanger, Y., Beauregard, R. (2022). How can the forest sector maintain its mitigation potential in a changing climate ? Case studies of boreal and northern temperate forests in eastern Canada. Forest Ecosystems, 9, 100026.

Moreno-Anguiano, O., Cloutier, A., Rutiaga-Quiñones, J. G., Wehenkel, C., Rosales-Serna, R., Rebolledo, P., Hernández-Pacheco, C. E., Carrillo-Parra, A. (2022). Use of Agave durangensis Bagasse Fibers in the Production of Wood-Based Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF). Forests, 13(271).

Moya, R., Gaitán-Álvarez, J., Berrocal, A., Cáceres, C. B., Hernández, R. E. (2022). Wood properties of nine acetylated tropical hardwoods from fast-growth plantations in Costa Rica. Wood and fiber science, 54(2), 134-148.

M.-Shirazi, H., Georges, R., Hernandez, R., Blais, C. (2022). Effect of the cross-rolling and austempering heat treatment on the microstructure, texture, and mechanical properties of a low alloyed steel used in rotary cutting tools. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 120, 3787–3804.

M. Shirazi, H., Georges, R., Ugulino, B., Hernández, R., Blais, C. (2022). Application of cross-rolling and austempering–tempering to the production of rotary cutting tools. Journal of Materials Science, 57, 15612–15635.

Parot, M., Rodrigue, D., Stevanovic, T. (2022). High purity softwood lignin obtained by an eco-friendly organosolv process. Bioresource Technology Reports, 17, 100880.

Pellerin, S., Samyn, F., Duquesne, S., Landry, V. (2022). Preparation and Characterisation of UV-Curable Flame Retardant Wood Coating Containing a Phosphorus Acrylate Monomer. Coatings, 12(12),1850.

Picard, L., Blanchet, P., Bégin-Drolet, A. (2022). Assembly Solution for Modular Buildings: Development of an Automated Connecting Device for Light-Framed Structures. Buildings, 5(12), 672.

Rashidi-Jouybari, I., Lenz, P., Beaulieu, J., Nadeau, S., Bousquet, J., Achim, A. (2022). Multi-trait selection for improved solid wood physical and flexural properties in white spruce. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, 95(4), 492-503.

Roussel, J. R., Bourdon, J. F., Morley, I. D., Coops, N. C., Achim, A. (2022). Correction, update, and enhancement of vectorial forestry road maps using ALS data, a pathfinder, and seven metrics. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 114, 103020.

Segovia, F., Blanchet, P., and Jiloul, A. (2022). Performance evaluation of a wood treatment for connections with dowel-type bolts. Bioresources. 17(2), 2598-2614.

Shuku Onemba, N., Thiffault, É., Berthold, É. (2022). Diagnostic du contexte et pratique de la gestion actuelle de la biomasse solide et de son utilisation en République Démocratique du Congo. Études caribéenne, 53.

Soro, A., Lenz, P., Hassegawa, M., Roussel, J. R., Bousquet, J., Achim, A. (2022). Genetic influence on components of wood density variation in white spruce. Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research, 95(2), 153-165.

Soro, A., Lenz, P., Roussel, J. R., Larochelle, F., Bousquet, J., Achim, A. (2022). The phenotypic and genetic effects of drought-induced stress on apical growth, ring width, wood density and biomass in white spruce seedlings. New Forests, 1-23.

Soula, M., Profili, J., Caceres‐Ferreira, W., Samyn, F., Duquesne, S., Falzacappa, E. V., Landry, V. (2022). Effect of a thin organosilicon layer prepared by atmospheric pressure plasma on wood flame retardancy. Plasma Processes and Polymers, 19, e2200051,

Thibault, M., Thiffault, E., Bergeron, Y., Ouimet, R., Tremblay, S. (2022). Afforestation of abandoned agricultural lands for carbon sequestration: how does it compare with natural succession? Plant and Soil. 475, 605–621.

Tho, P. D., Tien, T. M., Thanh, D. T., Ngan, V. M., Ngoc, V. M., Sorelli, L. (2022). Experimental investigation of the secondary creep of fiber reinforced concrete at high stress: Macroscopic measurement and digital image correlation. Journal of Science and Technology in Civil Engineering (JSTCE) – HUCE16(1), 19-28.

Tompalski, P., Coops, N. C., Achim, A., Cosgrove, C. F., Lapointe, E., Brochu-Marier, F. (2022). Modeling site index of selected poplar clones using Airborne Laser Scanning data. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 52(6), 920-939.

Torkghashghaei, M., Shaffer, W., Ugulino, B., Georges, R., Hernández, R. E., Blais, C. (2022). Improvement of the Wear Resistance of Circular Saws Used in the First Transformation of Wood through the Utilization of Variable Engineered Micro-Geometry Performed on PVD-Coated WC-Co Tips. Applied Sciences, 12(23), 12213.

Triquet, J., Blanchet, P., Landry, V. (2022). Technical properties improvement of engineered flooring through hardening by acrylate surface impregnation and in-situ electron beam polymerization. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 80, 1095–1109.

Triquet, J., Blanchet, P., Landry, V. (2022). Chemical surface densification of hardwood through lateral monomer impregnation and in situ EB polymerization, Part II: effect of irradiation dose on hardness, wood chemistry and polymer conversion. Journal of Materials Science, 57, 6656–6668.

Vu, V.-A., Bissonnette, B., Cloutier, A., Blanchet, P. (2022). Wood-cement-steatite panels used in replacement of gypsum boards in residential and commercial buildings: contribution to the thermal mass. Journal of Civil Engineering and Environmental Sciences, 8(2), 084-092.

Wellenreiter, P., Hernández, R. E., Cáceres, C. B., Blais, C. (2022). Effects of helix angle and feed per knife on cutting forces, noise, and power consumption produced during helical planing of sugar maple wood. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, 52(1), 109-116.

Wellenreiter, P., Hernández, R. E., Cáceres, C. B., Blais, C. (2022). Effects of helix angle and feed per knife on the surface quality of sugar maple and black spruce boards produced by planing. Wood Material Science and Engineering

Wu, Z., Aladejana, J. T., Huang, D., Gong, X., Liu, S., Wang, X. A., Xie, Y. (2022). Comparative Effect of Selected Anti-mildew Agents on Bamboo Bundles. BioResources17(1), 243-254.

Wu, Z., Aladejana, J. T., Liu, S, Gong, X., Wang, X.A., Xie, Y. (2022). Unsaturated Polyester Resin as a Nonformaldehyde Adhesive Used in Bamboo Particle Boards. ACS Omega, 7(4), 3483–3490.

Xie, L., He, G., Wang, A. X., Tang, X., Crocetti, R. (2022). Hysteretic Performance of Angle Steel Connections in a Timber-Concrete Composite System. BioResources17(1), 1270-1284.

Xu, W., Wu, Z., Lu, W., Yu, Y., Wang, J., Zhu, Z., Wang, X. (2022). Investigation on Cutting Power of Wood–Plastic Composite Using Response Surface Methodology. Forests, 13, 1397.

Zhu, Z., Jin, D., Wu, Z., Xu, W., Yu, Y., Guo, X., Wang, X. (2022). Assessment of Surface Roughness in Milling of Beech Using a Response Surface Methodology and an Adaptive Network-Based Fuzzy Inference System. Machines, 10(7), 567.

Zhuang, B., Cloutier, A., Koubaa, A. (2022). Analysis of the interaction between internal porosity and oriented strand board performance using X-ray computed tomography. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products, 81, 99-109.

Zhuang, B., Cloutier, A., Koubaa, A. (2022). Effects of Strands Geometry on the Physical and Mechanical Properties of Oriented Strand Boards (OSBs) Made from Black Spruce and Trembling Aspen. BioResources. 17 (3), 3929-3943.

Zhuang, B., Cloutier, A., Koubaa, A. (2022). Physical and Mechanical Properties of Oriented Strand Board Made from Eastern Canadian Softwood Species. Forests. 13(4):523.

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