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Carl A. Eckelman, Ph.

Professor
Wood Technology
175 Marsteller St.
Room 103A
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1200
Phone: (765)494-3640
Fax: (765)496-1344
Email: eckelmac@purdue.edu


EDUCATION

CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

Computer-aided furniture design and engineering.
 
 

SOME ON-LINE PUBLICATIONS

Furniture Manufacturing
  1. Eckelman, Carl A. Wood Moisture Calculations. FNR-156.
  2. Eckelman, Carl A. Seasoning of Wood. FNR-155.

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Eckelman, C.A. and F.E. Goodrich. 1967. Optimum Wood Moisture Content Levels for the Manufacture of Furniture in Indiana. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Prog. Rept. No. 311, 12 pp.
  2. Eckelman, C.A. 1967. Furniture Mechanics: The Analysis of Paneled Plate and Carcass Furniture. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Prog. Rept. No. 274, 12 pp
  3. Eckelman, C.A. 1968. Furniture Frame Analysis and Design. Unpublished Ph.D. Thesis, Purdue University, 231 pp.
  4. Eckelman, C.A. and S.K. Suddarth. 1969. Analysis and Design of Furniture Frames. Wood Science and Technology 3(3):239-255.
  5. Eckelman, C.A. 1969. Engineering Concepts of Single-Pin Dowel Joint Design. Forest Products Journal 19(12):52-60.
  6. Eckelman, C.A. and I. Goodrick. 1969. An Examination of Furniture Casters for Use on Carpeting. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 852, 9 pp.

  7. .....1971. Meiho International Wood Survey (in Japanese).
  8. Eckelman, C.A. and J.A. Galezewski. 1970. Low Temperature Azeotropic Drying of Small Wood Samples. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Prog. Rept. No. 371, 7 pp.
  9. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. The Stiffness Matrix Method of Furniture Frame Analysis. Wood Science 2(4):221-231.
  10. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. How to Design Strong Dowel Joints. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 42(4):54-, 5 pp.
  11. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. How to Design Dowel Joints. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Prog. Rpt. No. 373, 7 pp.
  12. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. Comparison of the Strength of Wood and Plastic Beams. Purdue University agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Prog. Rept. No. 374, 5 pp.

  13. .....1971. Meiho International Wood Survey (in Japanese). 46.6.25.
  14. Eckelman , C.A. 1970. CODOFF - Computer Design of Furniture Frames: Part I - User's Manual. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 857, 27 pp.
  15. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. The Fatigue Strength of Two-Pin Moment-Resisting Dowel Joints. Forest Products Journal 20(5):42-45.
  16. Eckelman, C.A. and J.A. Galezewski. 1970. Azeotropic Drying of Hardwoods under Vacuum. Forest Products Journal 20(6):33-36.
  17. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. CODOFF - Computer Design of Furniture Frames: Part II - Engineering Concepts. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 863, 33 pp.
  18. Eckelman, C.A. 1970. Chair Stretchers and Spindles Prove Tough after Testing. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 42(9):220-, 3 pp.
  19. Reynolds, D.D., W. Soedel, and C.A. Eckelman. 1970. Cutting Characteristics and Power Requirements of Chain Saws. Forest Products Journal 20(10):28-34.
  20. Eckelman, C.A. and F.J. Walz. 1970. Engineering Design of Plastic Furniture. Proceedings of the National Technical Conference on Plastics in Furniture, Society of Plastics Engineers, pp. 123-126.
  21. Eckelman, C.A. and F. J. Walz. 1970. How to design Plastic Furniture. Journal of the Society of Plastics Engineers 26(11):25-28. (Also reprinted in the February 1971 issue of Furniture Design and Manufacturing.)
  22. Eckelman, C.A. 1971. Bending Strength and Moment Rotation Characteristics of Two-Pin Moment-Resisting Dowel Joints. Forest Products Journal 21(3):35-39.

  23. .....1971. Meiho International Wood Survey (in Japanese). No. 1, p 26.
  24. Eckelman, C.A. 1971. CODOFF - Computer Design of Furniture Frames: Part III - Program Documentation. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 876 53 pp.
  25. Eckelman, C.A. and M.D. Hill. 1971. Textured versus Plain Dowels - Which are Stronger? Furniture Design and Manufacturing 43(4):60- 3 pp.

  26. .....1971. Meiho International Wood Survey (Japanese)
  27. Galezewski, J.A. and Eckelman , C.A. 1971. Azeotropic Distillation Drying of Wood with Polar and Non-Polar Solvents. Holzforschung 25(6):177- 183.
  28. Eckelman, C.A. 1971. Designing Joints with Gusset Plates. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 43(9):72-, 7 pp.
  29. Eckelman, C.A. 1971. Shear Strength of Dowel Joints. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 43(11):52-, 4 pp.

  30. .....1973. Meiho International Wood Survey (Japanese). No. 17, p10.
  31. Eckelman, C.A. 1972. Shear and Bending Strength of Glued Corner Blocks. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 44(6):50-, 7 pp.
  32. Eckelman, C.A. 1973. Holding Strength of Screws in Wood and Wood-Based Materials. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 895, 15 pp.

  33. .....1973. Furniture Methods and Materials. Part I, p 19, December, 1973; Part II, January 1974.
  34. Hill, M.D., and Eckelman, C.A. 1973. Mortise and Tenon Joints: Flexibility and Bending Strength of Mortise and Tenon Joints. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 45(1):54-, 8 pp.
  35. Eckelman, C.A. and M.D. Hill. 1973. Construction and Evaluation of a Caster Endurance Testing Machine. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 899, 27 pp.
  36. Eckelman, C.A. 1974. Working Formulas for Screws. Furniture Production 37(264), 37(265), 37(266), 9 pp.
  37. Eckelman, C.A. 1974. Torsional Considerations in the Design of Furniture. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 46(3):44-, 66 pp.
    .....1974. Meiho International Wood Survey, No. 26., p 32, 1974(10), (in Japanese).
  38. Eckelman , C.A. 1974. Which Screw Holds Best? Furniture Design and Manufacturing 46(9):184-, 2 pp.
  39. Eckelman, C.A. 1974. Reasonable Design Stresses for Woods used in Furniture. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 916, 7 pp.
  40. Eckelman, C.A. 1975. Screw-Holding Performance in Hardwoods and Particleboard. Forest Products Journal 25(6):30-35.
  41. Eckelman, C.A. 1975. Effect of Holes on the Bending Strength of Wood and Particleboard Parts. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 922, 8 pp.
  42. Eckelman, C.A. and J.L. Baker. 1975. A Review of the Properties of Gaseous Mixtures and Laws of Evaporation Pertinent to the Seasoning of Lumber. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 924, 15 pp.
  43. Eckelman, C.A. and J.L. Baker. 1976. Heat and Air Requirements in the Kiln Drying of Wood. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 933, 19 pp.
  44. Eckelman, C.A. 1976. Structural Criteria for Furniture Design. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Hardwood Symposium, Hardwood Research Council, Cashiers, North Carolina, pp. 78-90.
  45. Eckelman, C.A. and D.A. Fergus. 1976. Computer Analysis (Fortran and Basic) of Chair Frames. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 937, 24 pp.
  46. Eckelman, C.A. 1977. Strength and Stiffness of Dowel Joints in Flatwise Bending. Furniture Methods and Materials 23(10), 23(12), 7 pp.
  47. Eckelman, C.A. 1978. Bending Strength of Tubular Steel Joints. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 952, 18 pp.
  48. Eckelman, C.A. 1978. Predicting Withdrawal Strength of Sheet Metal Type Screws in Selected Hardwoods. Forest Products Journal 28(8):25-28.
  49. Eckelman, C.A. 1978. Bending Strengths of Hardwoods used in Upholstered Frame Construction. Forest Products Journal 28(8):34-37.
  50. Eckelman, C.A. 1978. Development of Performance Tests for Upholstered Furniture -- Development of Tests and Results of Test Program. National Technical Information Service. Department of Commerce, Washington, D.C.
  51. Eckelman, C.A. 1978. Development of Performance Tests for Upholstered Furniture -- Design of Equipment. National Technical Information Service, department of Commerce. Washington, D.C.
  52. Eckelman, C.A. and J.E. Winandy. 1978. The Performance Test Method for Upholstered Furniture. FEHS-78-125. Federal Supply Service, General Services Administration. Washington, D.C.
  53. Hoover, W.L., C.A. Eckelman, R.W. Jokerst, W.H. Mason, and J.A. Youngquist. 1978. Engineering and Economic Feasibility of Producing and Utilizing Red Oak Press-Lam for Upholstered Furniture Framestock. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 956. West Lafayette, IN.
  54. Eckelman, C.A. 1979. Withdrawal Strength of Dowel Joints: Effect of Shear Strength. Forest Products Journal 29(1):48-52.
  55. Eckelman, C.A. 1979. Rational Design of Welded Tubular Steel Furniture Joints. International Journal of Furniture Research 1(1,2):23-, 14-.
  56. Eckelman, C.A., W.L. Hoover, R.W. Jokerst, and J.A. Youngquist. 1979. Utilization of Red Oak Press-Lam as Upholstered Furniture Frame Stock. Forest Products Journal 29(5):30-40.
  57. Eckelman, C.A. 1979. Out-of-Plane Strength and Stiffness of Dowel Joints. Forest Products Journal 29(8):32-38.
  58. Hoover, W.L., C.A. Eckelman, R.W. Jokerst, and J.A. Youngquist. 1979. Economic Feasibility of Red Oak Press-Lam for Upholstered Furniture Frame Stock. Forest Products Journal 29(11):21-25.
  59. Eckelman, C.A. 1979. Gas Cylinder Seat Height Adjustment Mechanism. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 51(8), 3 pp.
  60. Eckelman, C.A. and J.E. Winandy. 1979. Performance Tests for Upholstered Furniture Frames. International Journal of Furniture Research 1(6,7).
  61. Eckelman, C.A. 1980. The Bending Strength of Furniture Joints Constructed with Metal Tooth Connector Plates. International Journal of Furniture Research 2(1,2):12-, 40-.
  62. Eckelman, C.A. and K. Martin. 1980. The Holding Strength of Four Types of Screws in Wood. Furniture Manufacturing Management 26(9):20-, 4 pp.
  63. Hoover, W.L., C.A. Eckelman, and J.L. Youngquist. 1980. Parallel Laminated Hardwood Veneer Lumber for Furniture Frame Stock. Proceedings of the Mid-South Section of FPRS Utilization of Low-Grade Southern Hardwoods -- Feasibility of 36 Enterprises. Nashville, Tennessee. October 6-8.
  64. Eckelman, C.A. 1981. Upholstered Furniture Test Method. FNAE-80-214. Federal Supply Service. General Services Administration. Washington, D.C.
  65. Eckelman, C.A. W.L. Hoover, J. Youngquist, and R. Jokerst. 1981. Press- Lam: Research Finds a New Furniture Feedstock. Plywood and Panel 22(4):8-12.
  66. Eckelman , C.A. and M. Lee. 1981. Performance and Quality Assurance Testing. Journal of Interior Design Education and Research 7(1):18-24
  67. Eckelman, C.A. 1981. Glued Joints in Wood. Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Engineering. Pergamon Press, England.
  68. Eckelman, C.A. 1982. Use of Performance Tests in Selection of Library Chairs at Purdue University. Paper presented to the annual meeting of the American Society of Interior Designer, San Francisco, August 1.
  69. Brown, E., Eckelman, C.A., and W.L. Hoover. 1983. Description of a Log Knot Generator. Purdue University Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. Bul. No. 358. West Lafayette, IN.
  70. Eckelman, C.A. and D.L. Cassens. 1983. Holding Strength of Fasteners in Particleboard. Furniture Design and Manufacturing Vol. 55(3):28-, 5 pp.

  71. .....Courrier de l'Industriel du Bois et de l'Ameublement (in French).
  72. Eckelman, C.A. 1983. Introduccion al diseno de ingeniera del mueble. Chapter 1. of the book "Strength Design of Furniture." Translated by Mr. Federico Picado. Modulo 10(3):26-31. Instituto Tecnologico de Costa Rica. Cartago, Costa Rica.
  73. Eckelman, C.A. and M. Resheidat. 1984. Deflection Analysis of Shelves, Case Bottoms and Tops. Forest Products Journal 34(6):55-60.
  74. Eckelman, C.A., and D. Cassens. 1984. Holding Strength of Metal Inserts in Wood. Forest Products Journal 34(6):21-25.
  75. Eckelman, C.A. 1984. Procedures for Improving the Quality of Taiwanese Furniture. Taiwan Woodworking and Furniture Digest no. 12. 1984(6):8-14. Taiwan.
  76. Eckelman, C.A., and M. Resheidat. 1985. The Analysis of Five-Sided Cases. Purdue Univ. Agr. Res. Bul. No. 981.
  77. Eckelman, C.A. and M. Resheidat. 1985. The Analysis of Five-Sided Cases. Purdue Univ. Agr. Res. Bul. No. 981.
  78. Eckelman, C.A. and Cassens, D. 1985. Face Holding Strength of Threaded Metal Inserts in Reconstituted Wood Products. Forest Products Journal 35(3):18-22.
  79. Eckelman, C.A. and R. Rabiej. 1985. A Comprehensive Method of Analysis of Case Furniture. Forest Products Journal 35(4):62-68.
  80. Eckelman , C.A. 1985. Use of Personal Computers in the Structural Design and Product Engineering of Furniture. Proceedings Paper. Forest Resources System Institute/ Forest Products Research Society. Second Annual Computer Symposium, and Software Fair. Louisville , KY. April 22-24.
  81. Eckelman, C.A. and Cassens, D. 1985. Withdrawal Strength of Dowels from Wood Composites. Forest Products Journal 35(5):55-60.
  82. Hayashi, Y., and C.A. Eckelman. 1986. Design of Corner Block with Anchor Bolt Table Joints. Forest Products Journal 36(2):44-48.
  83. Eckelman, C.A., and D. Cassens. 1986. Evaluation of the Gluability of Pressure Steam Dried Wood. Forest Products Journal 36(3):61-66.
  84. Eckelman, C.A. October, 1986. Update on the Holding Strength of Fasteners in Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard for both Technical and Non-Technical Furniture Engineers. Furniture Production and Design 86(5):23-28. Montreal, Canada.
  85. Eckelman , C.A. 1987. Designing High Quality Furniture with Wood Composites. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 59(6):46-, 6 pp. Canada .
  86. Lin, Shi-Chao, and Eckelman, C.A. 1987. The Rigidity of Furniture Cases with Various Joint Constructions. Forest Products Journal 37(1):23-27.
  87. Eckelman, C. A., and S. Munz. 1987. Rational Design of Cases with Front Frames and Semi-Rigid Joints. Forest Products Journal 37(6):25-30.
  88. Eckelman, C.A. 1987. El Valor de un Metodo Nacional de Ensayos y Comportamienmto en el Mueble, Para Paises Exportadores. NotiMueble, Edition Especial, Ano 5, pp54-56. Translated into Spanish by Mr. Federico Picado.
  89. Eckelman, C.A. February, 1987. Diseno Estructural e Ingenieria del Producto. NotiMueble, Ano. 5, No. 52, pp. 38-40. Translated into Spanish by Mr. Federico Picado.
  90. Hoover, W., C. Eckelman, J. Ringe, and J. Youngquist. 1987. Material Design Factors for Hardwood Laminated Veneer Lumber. Forest Products Journal 37(9):15-23.
  91. Hoover, W., C. Eckelman, J. Ringe, and J. Youngquist. 1987. Markets for Hardwood Laminated Veneer Lumber. Forest Products Journal 37(10):57-62.
  92. Hoover, W., C. Eckelman, J. Ringe, and J. Youngquist. 1988. Design and Specification of Hardwood Laminated Veneer Lumber for Furniture Applications. Forest Products Journal 38(1)31-34.
  93. Eckelman, C.A. 1988. Performance Testing of Furniture. Part I: Underlying Concepts. Forest Products Journal 38(3):44-48
  94. Eckelman, C.A. 1988. Performance Testing of Furniture. Part II: A Multi-Purpose Performance Test Method. Forest Products Journal 38(4):13-18
  95. Eckelman, C.A. 1988. The Withdrawal Strength of Screws from Medium Density Fiberboard. Forest Products Journal 38(5):21-24.
  96. Eckelman, C.A. June 1988. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Introduccion a la Ingenieria del Diseno del Mueble. NotiMueble 1988(6):16-20.
  97. Eckelman, C.A. August 1988. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Part I. NotiMueble 1988(8):72-75.
  98. Eckelman, C.A. November 1988. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Part II. NotiMueble 1988(11):73-78.
  99. Eckelman, C.A. December 1988. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Part III. NotiMueble 1988(12):48-49.
  100. Eckelman, C.A. December 1988. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Part IV. NotiMueble 1989(1):45-47.
  101. C. A. Eckelman. Holding Strength of T-nuts in Solid Wood and Wood Composites. Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff 56(1998):253-258.
  102. Eckelman, C.A. 1989. Designing High Quality Furniture with Wood Composites. In Proc. of "Composite Board Products for Furniture and Cabinets," Greensboro, North Carolina, Nov. 11-13, 1986. Forest products Research Society, Madison.

  103. .....1987. Designing High Quality Furniture with Wood Composites. Furniture Design and Manufacturing 59(6):46-, 6 pp.
  104. Eckelman, C.A. 1989. Holding Strength of Through Bolt with Dowel Nut Connections. Forest Products Journal 39(11-12):41-48.
  105. Eckelman, C. A. February, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Capitulo III, Part I. MueblEquipo 1(1):20-24. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  106. ............... March, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Capitulo III, Part II. MueblEquipo 1(2):16-18. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  107. ............... April, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Capitulo III, Part III. MueblEquipo 1(3):15-17. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  108. ............... May, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Capitulo IV, Part I. MueblEquipo 1(4):15-20. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  109. ............... July, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Clasificacion y Caracteristicas de los Sistemas de Construccion de Muebles. Capitulo IV, Part II. MueblEquipo 1(5):42-45. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  110. ............... August, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Analisis Exactos de Armazones para Muebles. Capitulo V, Part I. MueblEquipo 1(6):58-62. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  111. ............... October, 1989. Diseno y Resistencia de Muebles. Analisis Exactos de Armazones para Muebles. Capitulo V, Part II. MueblEquipo 1(7):70-74. (Translated and reprinted from "Strength Design of Furniture.")
  112. Eckelman, C.A., and F. Picado. 1989. Informacion Concerniente al Diseno, Construccion y Ensayo de Uniones Encoladas para Muebles. Accepted for publication in MueblEquipo.
  113. Eckelman, C.A. 1990. Dowel Holding Strength of Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard. AES 12378. Chapt. I, A "Review and Summary of Relevant Published Literature on Fasteners and Their Use with Particleboard and MDF." National Particleboard Association. Gaithersburg.
  114. Eckelman, C. A. 1990. Screw, Insert, Staple, and Nail-Holding Strength of Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard. AES 12379. Chapt. II, A "Review and Summary of Relevant Published Literature on Fasteners and Their Use with Particleboard and MDF." National Particleboard Association. Gaithersburg.
  115. Eckelman, C. A. 1990. Adhesive-Based Joints in Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard. AES 12380. Chapt. III, A "Review and Summary of Relevant Published Literature on Fasteners and Their Use with Particleboard and MDF." National Particleboard Association. Gaithersburg.
  116. Eckelman, C. A. 1990. Mechanically-Based Corner Joints of Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard. Chapt. IV, A "Review and Summary of Relevant Published Literature on Fasteners and Their Use with Particleboard and MDF." National Particleboard Association. Gaithersburg. AES 12381.
  117. Eckelman, C. A. 1990. Flexible/Articulating Mechanical Fasteners in Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard. Chapt. V, A "Review and Summary of Relevant Published Literature on Fasteners and Their Use with Particleboard and MDF." National Particleboard Association. Gaithersburg.
  118. Eckelman, C. A. 1990. A Short Bibliography of Research and Associated Publications Related to the Product Engineering of Furniture with Respect to Materials, Fasteners, and Joints, and Furniture Construction and Analysis. In "A Review and Summary of Relevant Published Literature on Fasteners and Their Use with Particleboard and MDF". National Particleboard Association. Gaithersburg. Submitted for station approval 11/14/90.
  119. 1992. Furniture Engineers Tool Box. Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Computers in Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturing. pp 9-23. AES no. 13295. The First International Symposium on Computers in Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturing. Hotel Nikko Atlanta. Atlanta, Ga. Jan 30-31, 1992.
  120. Rajak, Zaini, and C. A. Eckelman. 1993. Edge and Face Withdrawal Strength of Large Screws in Particleboard and Medium Density Fiberboard. Forest Products Journal 43(4):25-30.
  121. Eckelman, C.A., and Federico Picado. 1993. Usos Potenciales de la Madera Laminada en la Fabricacion de Muebles. Tecnologia en Marcha. Vol 11., No. 4. San Jose.
  122. Eckelman, Carl A. 1994. Identification of Optimal Curved Hardwood Furniture Parts for Evaluation by the ALPS Process. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Automated Lumber Processing Systems and Laser machining of Composites. 124 pp. Kellogg Center, Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. June 7 and 8, 1993.
  123. Eckelman, C. A. 1993. Potential Uses of Laminated Veneer Lumber in Furniture. Forest Products Journal 43(4):19-24.
  124. Zhang, Ji-Lei, and C. A. Eckelman. 1993. The Bending Moment Resistance of Single-Dowel Corner Joints in Case Construction. Forest Products Journal 43(6): 19-24.
  125. Zhang, Ji-Lei, and C. A. Eckelman. 1993. Rational Design of Multi-Dowel Corner Joints in Case Construction. Forest Products Journal 43(11/12):52-58.
  126. Ho, Chia-Lin, and C. A. Eckelman. 1994. The Use of Performance Tests in Evaluating Joint and Fastener Strength in Case Furniture. Forest Products Journal 44(9):47-53.
  127. Eckelman, C.A., Marcos Moya, and Jorge Acuna. 1994. Application of Computer-Based Simulation and Plant Layout Methods in the Furniture Industry. Proceedings paper, CIFAC '94, The Second International Symposium on Computers in Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturing. Atlanta, Georgia, August 23-24, 1994.
  128. Eckelman, C. A. and Ji-Lei Zhang. 1994. The Furniture Engineer's Toolbox. Proceedings paper, CIFAC '94, The Second International Symposium on Computers in Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturing. Atlanta, Georgia, August 23-24, 1994.
  129. (Eckelman, C.A.) and Marvin Gonzales. 1994. The Application of System Dynamics to the Kitchen Cabinet Industry through the use of Dynamics Simulation Software. Proceedings paper, CIFAC '94, The Second International Symposium on Computers in Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturing. Atlanta, Georgia, August 23-24, 1994. Submitted for Dept review 07/08/94.
  130. (Eckelman, C. A.) and Marvin Gonzalez. 1995. Applying Research and Development to the Improvement of Standards. Transferencia de Tecnologia (Technology Transfer). Costa Rica. Jan/Feb 1995. pp 4-5.
  131. Eckelman, C.A., and Bao, Zhao-zhen. 1995. Fatigue Life and Design Stresses for Composites Used in Furniture. Forest Products Journal 45(78):59-63. Focus Article.
  132. Eckelman, C.A. 1995. Library Chairs: An Overview of the ALA Test Method with Test Reports on Side Chairs. Library Technology Reports 31(2):115-214.
  133. Eckelman, C.A. 1995. Performance Test Concepts Library Technology Reports March/April 124-151
  134. (Eckelman, C.A.), and M. Gonzalez. 1995. Aplicacion Practica de la Simulacion Dinamica en un Sistema de Manufactura. Tecnologia en Marcha. August.
  135. Gonzalez, Marvin and C. A. Eckelman. 1994. Un Modelo Dinamico para la Mejora Continua. Tecnologia en Marcha. May?.
  136. Eckelman, C.A., and J.F. Senft. 1995. Truss System for Developing Countries using Small Diameter Roundwood and Dowel Nut Construction. FPJ 45(10):77-80.
  137. 1995. Eckelman, C.A., and J. Zhang. 1995. Uses of the General Services Administration Performance Test Method for Upholstered Furniture in the Engineering of Upholstered Furniture Frames. Holz als Roh und Werkstoff 53(1995):261-267.
  138. Liu, W., and C. A. Eckelman. 1995. The Holding Strength of Assorted Fasteners in Various Wood Composites. Journal of Tropical Forest Products. 1(2):194-205.
  139. 1995. Eckelman, C.A., and J.F. Senft. 1995. Truss System for Developing Countries using Small Diameter Roundwood and Dowel Nut Construction. FPJ 45(10):77-80
  140. Eckelman, C. A. and Ji-Lei Zhang. 1996. The Furniture Engineer's Toolbox - A Design Program Module for Front Rails. CIFAC '96. Proceedings paper. CIFAC '96. The Third International Symposium on Computers in Furniture and Cabinet Manufacturing. High Point, NC. May 7-8.
  141. Rajak, Z., and C. A. Eckelman. April, 1996. Analysis of Corner Joints Constructed with Large Screws. Journal of Tropical Forest Products. 2(1):80-92.
  142. Bao, Zhao-zhen, and C.A. Eckelman. 1996. "Fatigue Strength and Allowable Design Stresses for Wood Composites used in Furniture." Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff. 54(1996)377-382.
  143. Eckelman, C. A. 1996. Wood Moisture Calculations. FNR 156. 18pp
  144. 1997. Madriz, C., and C. A. Eckelman. 1996. Identificacion de los Costos de la Calidad y de Produccion. INFORMATEC. Segunda quincena de Diciembre.
  145. 1997. Eckelman, C.A. and Far-Ching Lin. Bending Strength of Corner Joints Constructed with Injection Molded Splines. Forest Products Journal 47(4):89-92.
  146. 1997. Eckelman, C. A. (Jan). Engineering Design of Dowel Joints. Agr. Exp. Station Bulletin No. 745. Purdue Univ. W.Lafayette, Ind.
  147. 1997. Eckelman, C. A. Product Engineering of High Quality Furniture Constructed of Wood Composites. J. de Produccion Industrial 1(1):3-7. Institute of Technology of Costa Rica, School of Industrial Engineering, Cartago, CR.
  148. 1997. Eckelman, C. A. Quality Improvement in the Furniture Industry. Proceedings of the I Congreso Regional Y III Congreso Nacional de la Calidad. San Jose, Costa Rica. May 20, 21, 22, 1977. 381 pp. e:\doc\qualcont\qccongr\qifi0317.doc.
  149. 1997. Acuna, Jorge, and C. A. Eckelman. Concurrent Product and Process Design in Furniture Manufacturing. J. de Produccion Industrial 1(1):44-50. Institute of Technology of Costa Rica, School of Industrial Engineering, Cartago, CR.
  150. 1997. Gonzalez, Marvin, and C. A. Eckelman. Aplicacion de la Simulacion Dinamica en un Proceso de Manufactura. I Parte. J. de Produccion Industrial (1):8-11. Institute of Technology of Costa Rica, School of Industrial Engineering, Cartago, CR.
  151. 1997. Eckelman, C. A. Wood Moisture Calculations, FNR 156.
  152. 1997. Eckelman, C. A. Seasoning of Wood, FNR 155.
  153. 1997. Eckelman, C. A. A Brief Survey of Wood Adhesives, FNR 154. 10pp
  154. 1998. Liu, Wan-Qian, Carl A. Eckelman. Effect of Number of Fasteners on the Strength of Corner Joints for Cases. Forest Products Journal 48(1) 93-95
  155. 1998. Eckelman, C. A. The Shrinking and Swelling of Wood and Its Effect on Furniture, FNR 163. 26pp
  156. 1998. C.A. Eckelman. Holding Strength of T-nuts in Solid Wood and Wood Composites. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 56(1998): 253-258.
  157. 1998. Lin, Far-Ching, C. A. Eckelman, and Federico Picado. 1998. Implementation of Rule Base Knowledge System Database for Sofa Frames. Forest Products Industries Journal 17(1):111-122. Taiwan
  158. 1998. Eren, Serhat, and C. Eckelman. 1998. Edge BreakingStrength of Wood Composites. Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff 56(1998)115-120.
  159. 1999. C. A. Eckelman. 1999. Performance Testing of Side Chairs. Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff 57(1999):227-234.
  160. 1999. Eckelman, C. A. The Bending Strength of Leg Mounting Plate Joints in Table Construction. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 57(1999):171-177.
  161. 1999. Huber, Henry A. and C. A. Eckelman. 1999. Wood Technology in Furniture Failures. Wood Design Focus: A Journal of Comtemporary Wood Engineering 10(1):15-18.
  162. 2000. Eckelman, C. A, Yusuf A. Erdil. Joint Design Manual for Furniture Frames Constructed of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board, FNR 170. 35pp
  163. 2000. Eckeman, C. A., Yusuf A. Erdil. General Services Administration Upholstered Furniture Test Method-FNAE 80-1214: A Description of the Method with Drawings, FNR 176. 27pp
  164. 2000. Eckelman, C. A. and Yusuf A. Erdil Joint Design Manual for Furniture Frames Constructed of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board, FNR 170. 34pp
  165. Zhang, Jilei, Far-Ching Lin, Carl Eckelman, Harry Gibson. 2000. A Structural Design Model for Sofa Seat Systems Equipped with Sinusoidal Springs. FPJ 50(3):49-57.
  166. 2000. FNR-176. Eckelman, Carl A., and Yusuf Z. Erdil. 2000. General Services Administration Upholstered Furniture Test Method FNAE 80-214: A Description of the Method with Drawings. Ext. Pub. FNR-176. 27 pp. C:\FNAE80\fnae80-2.doc.
  167. Jilei Zhang, Far-Ching Lin, Carl Eckelman, Harry Gibson. 2000. A Structural Design Model for Sofa Seat Systems Equipped with Sinusoidal Springs. FPJ 50(3):49-57.
  168. 2000. Eckelman, Carl A., Jorge Acuna , and Eva Haviarova. Use of Round Mortise and Tenon Joints in the Construction of Furniture and Building Frames from Wood Waste and Small-Stem Woody Plantation Thinnings. Proceedings of the II Congreso Regional Y IV Congreso Nacional de la Calidad. San Jose , Costa Rica . August 29-31.
  169. 2001. Eckelman, C. A, Yusuf A. Erdil. Performance Test Method for Intensive Use Chairs-FNEW 83-269: A Description of the Test Method with Drawings, FNR 176. 20pp
  170. 2001. Haviarova, Eva, Carl A. Eckelman, Yusuf A. Erdil. Design and Testing of Environmentally Friendly Wood School Chairs for Developing Countries. Forest Products Journal 51(3) 56-64
  171. 2001. Eckelman, Carl A., Eva Haviarova, Hui Zui, Harry Gibson. Considerations in the Design and Development of School Furniture for Developing Regions Based on Local Resources. Forest Products Journal 51(6) 56-63
  172. 2001. Haviarova, Eva, Carl A. Eckelman, Yusuf A. Erdil Design and Testing of Wood School Desk Frames Suitable for Production by Low Technology Methods from Waste Wood Residues. Forest Products Journal 51(5) 79-88
  173. 2001. Akcay, H., and C. Eckelman. 2001. A Circular Internal Bond Test for Predicting the Holding Strength of Furniture Fasteners. Forest Products Journal 51(5):73-78
  174. 2001. Y.Z. Erdil and C.A. Eckelman. 2001. Withdrawal Strength of Dowels in Plywood and Oriented strand Board. Turk. Journ. Agric. For. 25(5):319-327.
  175. 2002. Eckelman, C.A., Y.Z. Erdil, and E. Haviarova. 2002. Effect of Cross Holes on the Bending Strength of Chair and Table Legs. Forest Products Journal 52(5):67-70
  176. 2002. C.A. Eckelman, Y.Z. Erdil, and J. Zhang. 2002. Withdrawal and Bending Strength of Dowel Joints constructed of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board. Forest Products Journal 52(9):66-74
  177. 2002. J. Zhang., Y.Z. Erdil, and C.A. Eckelman. 2002.Torsional Strength of Dowel Joints Constructed of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board. Forest products Journal 52(10):89-94
  178. 2002. Zhang, J., Y.Z., Erdil, and C.A. Eckelman. 2002. Lateral Holding Strength of Dowel Joints Constructed of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board. Forest Products Journal 52(7/7):83-89
  179. Eckelman, C.A., Hakcay, R. Leavitt, and E. Haviarova. 2002. Demonstration Building Constructed with Round Mortise and Tenon Joints and Salvage Material from Small-Diameter Tree Stems. Forest Products Journal 52(11/12):82-86.
  180. 2002. Eckelman, Carl A., Far-ching Lin, and Jilei Zhang . 2002. A Technique for Structural Modeling of Front Rails for Sofas. Holz als Roh-und Werkstoff 60(2002):60-65.
  181. 2002. Erdil, Y.Z., J. Zhang, C. Eckelman. 2002. The Holding Strength of Screws in Plywood and Oriented Strand Board. Forest Products Journal 52(6):55-62.
  182. 2002. Acuna, Jorge, Marco J. Moya, Carl Eckelman. 2002. Evaluacion de alterntivas de distribucion en planta por medio de simulacion. Tecnologia en Marcha 15(1):44-59.
  183. 2002. Acuna, Jorge, Marvin Gonzalez, and Carl Eckelman. 2002. Implementacion de conceptos justo a tiempo en las industria del mueble. Tecnologia en Marcha 15(1):131-145..
  184. Picado, Federico and Carl Eckelman. 2002. Mejoramiento de la calidad a traves del diseno robusto: aplicacion en la industria del mueble . Tecnologia en Marcha 15(1):84-87.

  185. Eckelman, C. A., and E. Haviarova. Buildings and Furniture Constructed with Round Mortise and Tenon Joints from Salvage Materials and Small Diameter Timber. Small Diameter Timber: Resource Management, Manufacturing, and Markets. MISC0509. Symposium Proc. Wash State Univ.pp 239-244
  186. 2003. Tankut, Ali, N. Denizli-Tankut, H. Gibson, C.A. Eckelman. 2003 Design and Testing of Bookcase Frames Constructed with Round Mortise and Tenon Joints, Forest Products Journal 53(7/8):80-86
  187. 2003. Eckelman, Carl A., Yusuf A. Erdil, and Eva Haviarova. School Chairs for Developing Countries: Designing for Strength and Durability, Simplicity and Ease of Construction, Forest Products Journal 53(2)
  188. 2003. Erdil, Y.Z., J. Zhang, and C.A. Eckelman. 2003. Staple Holding Strength of Furniture Frame Joints Constructed of Plywood and Oriented Strand Board. Forest Products Journal 53(1):70-75
  189. Denizli-Tankut, Nurgul, C. Eckelman, and H. Gibson. 2003. Improving the deflection characteristics of shelves and sidewalls in panel-based cabinet furniture . . Publications in Progress -
  190. Erdil, Y.Z., Zhang, J., and C.A. Eckelman. 2003. Withdrawal and bending strength of dowel-nuts in plywood and oriented strand board. Forest Products Journal 53(6):54-57
  191. Jilei Zhang, Far-Ching Lin, Carl Eckelman, Harry Gibson. 2000. A Structural Design Model for Sofa Seat Systems Equipped with Sinusoidal Springs. FPJ 50(3):49-57.
  192. Eckelman, Carl A. 2003. Construction Manual for School Furniture Based on Local Wood Resources

  193. Eckelman, Carl A. 2004. Exploratory study of high-strength, low-cost through-bolt with cross-pipe and nut connections for square and roundwood timber frame construction. Forest Products Journal 54 (12): 29-37
  194. Eckelman, Carl, E. Haviarova, Y. Erdil, A. Tankut, H. AQkcay, N. Denizli. 2004. Bending moment capacity of round mortise and tenon furniture joints. Forest Products Journal 54 (12): 192-197
  195. Gonzalez, Marvin E., G. Quesada, F. Picado, C.A. Eckelman. 2004. Customer satisfaction using QFD: an e-banking case. Managing Service Quality, 14 (4): 315-330
  196. Akcay, Huseyin, C. Eckelman, E. Haviarova. 2005. Withdrawal, shear, and bending moment capacities of round mortise and tenon timber framing joints. Forest Products Journal 55 (6): 60-67
  197. Erdil, Y.A., A. Kasal, C.A. Eckelman. 2005. Bending moment capacity of rectangular mortise and tenon furniture joints. Forest Products Journal 55 (12): 209-213
  198. Eckelman, Carl, E. Yusuf, E. Haviarova. 2006. Effect of shoulders on bending moment capacity of round mortise and tenon joints. Forest Products Journal 56 (1): 82-86
  199. Eckelman, Carl, E. Haviarova. 2006. Performance tests of school chairs constructed with round mortise and tenon joints. Forest Products Journal 56 (3): 51-57
  200. Eckelman, Carl, H. Akcay, E. Haviarova. 2006. Performance tests of small barn frame constructed with round mortise and tenon joints. Forest Products Journal 56 (4): 41-47
  201. Eckelman, Carl, E. Haviarova, H. Akcay. 2006.Exploratory study of the withdrawal resistance of round mortise and tenon joints with steel pipe cross pins. Forest Products Journal 56 (11/12): 55-61
  202. Kasal, A, Y.Z. Erdil, C.A. Eckelman. 2006 Shear force and bending moment capacities of joints constructed with glued corner blocks. Forest Products Journal 56 (9): 74-79
  203. Tankut, Ali N., N. Tankut, C. A. Eckelman. 2007. Design and testing of wall cabinet frames constructed with round mortise-and-tenon joints. Forest Products Journal 57 (3): 18-22
  204. Eckelman, C.A., E. Haviarova, Y. Erdil. 2007. Exploratory study of small timber trusses constructed with through-bolt and cross-pipe heel connectors. Forest Products Journal 57 (3): 39-47
  205. Eckelman, C.A., E. Haviarova, H. Akcay. 2007. Parallel-to-grain end-load capacity of round mortises in round and rectangular timbers. Forest Products Journal 57 (4): 66-71
  206. Eckelman, C.A., E. Haviarova. 2007. Load capacity and deflection characteristics of large wooden dowels loaded in double shear. Forest Products Journal 57 (5): 60-64
  207. Eckelman, C.A., H. Akcay, E. Haviarova. 2007 Exploratory study of truss heel joints constructed with round mortise and tenon joints. Forest Products Journal 57 (9): 68-72
  208. Coretti, Aldo Ramirez, R.S. Montero, C.A. Eckelman, E. Haviarova. 2007. Estructuras livianas a partir de piezas menores de madera de plantacion. Tecnologia en Marcha 20 (3):55-68

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