Charles E. Clement

Clement, Charles E.
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Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Clément C., R. Gazo, R. Beauregard, and T. Lihra. 2006. The effect of manufacturing defects on yield. Forest Products J. 56(1):60-65.
  2. Clément C., and B. Bond. 2005. The effects of lumber width on part yields in gang-rip-first rough mills. Forest Prod. J. 55(6):90-96.
  3. Clément C., R. Beauregard, R. Gazo, and T. Lihra. 2005. Comparison of rough mill yield for white birch lumber between a conventional and a short-log sawmill. Forest Prod. J. 55(3):71-80.
  4. Clément C., R. Gazo, R. Beauregard, and T. Lihra. 2004. Correspondence analysis as a tool towards optimizing the use of white birch in the panel industry. Wood Fiber Sci. 36(4):598-610.

Articles submitted to Refereed Journals 

  1. Xu, W., and C.E. Clément. 2006. Prevention of drying defects and drying degrade in hardwood lumber by pre-drying treatment. Forest Prod. J.
  2. Clément C.E., and W. Xu. 2006. Change in hardwood lumber sapwood color caused by enzymatic discoloration. Wood Material Science and Engineering.

Research Papers

  1. Xu, W. C.E. Clément. 2005. Prevention of Sapwood Discoloration in Hardwood. Texas Forest Service. College Station, TX. 32p.

Published Research Abstracts

  1. Clément C.E., and W. Xu. 2005. Elder Process: Prevention of discoloration in hardwood lumber sapwood. Forest Products Society 59th International Convention, Québec, Canada. Abstracts p.47.
  2. Clément C.E., and W.W. Moschler. 2004. Wood Moisture Content Determinations from Medical CAT Scan Data. Forest Products Society 58th Annual Meeting, Grand Rapids MI. Abstracts p.5.
  3. Eckelman Clément C., and W.W. Moschler. 2003. The importance of meeting cutting bill requirements in analysis of rough mill simulations. Forest Products Society 57th Annual Meeting, Seattle WA. Abstracts p.10.
  4. Eckelman Clément C., and W.W. Moschler. 2003. The use of computer-aided tomography to determine the critical points during lumber drying. Forest Products Society 57th Annual Meeting, Seattle WA. Abstracts p.41.
  5. Gazo, R., Beauregard, R., Lihra, T. and C.Clément. 2003. Evaluating the remanufacturing potential of underutilized wood species : The case of white birch (Betula papyrifera). IUFRO - All Division 5 Conference.Rotorua, New Zealand. Proceedings p.176.
  6. Clément C., R. Gazo, and R. Beauregard. 2002. The effect of manufacturing defects on rough mill yield. Forest Products Society 56th Annual Meeting, Madison WI. Abstracts p. 8.
  7. Clément C., and B.H. Bond. 2002. The effects of lumber width on part yield in gang-rip-first rough mills. Forest Products Society 56th Annual Meeting, Madison WI. Abstracts p. 41.
  8. Bond, B.H., and C. Clément. 2002. Comparison of steam and atomized water for conditioning of hardwood lumber. Forest Products Society 56th Annual Meeting, Madison WI. Abstracts p. 39.
  9. Clément C., Gazo, R., Beauregard, R., and T. Lihra. 2001. Roughmill Yield for Conventional- and Short Length White Birch Lumber. Forest Products Society 55th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Abstracts p. 20.
  10. Clément C., Gazo, R., Beauregard, R., and T. Lihra. 2001. Short-Length Lumber: Can it be used in Value-Added Products? Forest Products Society 55th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD. Abstracts p. 44.
  11. Clément C., Y. Fortin, and A. Cloutier. 2000. Super Heated Vacuum Drying of Lumber. Forest Products Society 54th Annual Meeting, Lake Tahoe NV. Abstracts p.5.
  12. Clément C., H. Quesada, R. Gazo, and R. Beauregard. 2000. Digitized White Birch Database: Its Creation and Use. Forest Products Society 54th Annual Meeting, Lake Tahoe NV. Abstracts p. 38.
  13. Clément, C., Quesada, H., Gazo, R., and R. Beauregard. 2000. Digitized White Birch Database, Potential Use in the Furniture Industry. Forest Products Society 54th Annual Meeting, South Lake Tahoe, NV. Abstracts p. 48.
  14. Clément, C., Quesada, H., Gazo, R., and R. Beauregard. 2000. Digitized White Birch Database. Forestry and Natural Resources Research Symposium. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN. Abstracts p. 3.
  15. Clément, C., Gazo, R., and R. Beauregard. 1999. Can White Birch be used in Value-Added Products? Forest Products Society 53rd. Annual Meeting, Boise, ID. Abstracts p. 52.
  16. Clément C. 1998. Le séchage sous vide – survol [Vacuum drying – Overview (in French)]. CONFOR 98; Forêt Montmorency, QC. Abstract available.
  17. Clément C., and Y. Fortin 1996. Calcul de la consommation énergetique au cours du séchage du bois [Total energy consumption while dry-kilning lumber (in French)]. Ateliers - Conférences sur le sechage, Deuxième édition; AMBSQ; Québec, QC. Proceedings p.1.
  18. Riedl, B., Y. Ngangue Hseke, C. Clément, and A. Béliveau. 1996. Recycled Plastic Fibre - Wood Particleboard. Composites '96 and Oriented Polymers Symposium; Industrial Materials Institute, National Research Council Canada; Québec, QC. Proceedings p. 478.

Courses Taught

  1. Clément, C.E. 2007. Wood Science and Forest Products – Secondary Manufacturing. Louisiana State University AgCenter.
  2. Clément, C.E. 2007. Texas Forestry CEU Training Course – Inorganic Arsenicals. Texas Structural Pest Control Board. Lufkin, TX.
  3. Clément, C.E. 2006. Texas Forestry CEU Training Course – Inorganic Arsenicals. Texas Structural Pest Control Board. Lufkin, TX.
  4. Clément, C.E. 1998. Wood Physics and Mechanics Laboratory. Université Laval. Québec, Canada.

Seminars

  1. Clément, C. 2007. Integrating Value-Added Wood Products Extension into the School of Renewable Natural Resources. LSU AgCenter

Guest Speaker

  1. Clément, C. 2004. Current and Future Forest Products. American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Texas Section, 2004 Annual Meeting. Huntsville, TX.
  2. Clément, C. 2003. Improving plant efficiency. 2003 Pallet Summit and Exposition, National Wooden Pallet and Container Association. Memphis, TN.


  • PhD (Forest Products and Industrial Engineering). 2002. Purdue University.

    Dissertation: Understanding rough mill yield through the interaction between lumber characteristics and processing parameters.

  • M.S. (Wood Science). 2001. Laval University.

    Thesis: Évolution des profiles de teneur en humidité, de température et de pression au cours du séchage sous vide en vapeur surchauffée [Moisture content, temperature, pressure profiles measured in real-time while vacuum drying  using superheated-steam (in French)].

  • B.S. (Wood Science). 1996. Laval University.

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