Michael P. Wolcott

Refereed Journal Articles

Qi, C., V. Yadama, K. Guo, and M.P. Wolcott.  2013.  Thermal conductivity of sorghum and sorghum-thermoplastic composite panels.  Industrial Crops and Products.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2013.01.011,  45:455-460.

Ten, E., L. Jiang, and M.P. Wolcott.  2013.  Preparation and properties of aligned poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites.  Carbohydrate Polymers.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2012.09.033.  92(1):206-213.

Thompson, M., L. Haselbach, C. Poor,  and M. Wolcott.  2013.  Integrating green rating systems: A case study for ferry terminals.  Journal of Green Building.  8(1):136-150.

Yemele, M.C.N., A. Koubaa, A. Cloutier, P. Soulounganga, T. Stevanovic, and M.P. Wolcott.  2013.  Effects of hot water treatment of raw bark, coupling agent, and lubricants on properties of bark/HDPE composites.  Industrial Crops and Products.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2012.05.012.  (42):50-56.

Ten, E., L. Jiang, and M.P. Wolcott.  2012.  Crystallization kinetics of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites.  Carbohydrate Polymers.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2012.05.076.  90(1):541-550.

Ten, E., D.F. Bahr, B. Lin, L. Jiang, and M.P Wolcott.  2012.  Effects of cellulose nanowhiskers on mechanical, dielectric, and rheological properties of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 51(7):2941-2951.

Migneault, S., A. Koubaa, F. Erchiqui, A. Chaalla, K.R. Englund, and M.P. Wolcott.  2011.  Application of micromechanical models to tensile properties of wood–plastic composites. Wood Science and Technology.  DOI: 10.1007/s00226-010-0351-5. 45(3):521-532.

Wang, J.W., M.P.G. Laborie, and M.P. Wolcott.  2011. Correlation of Mechanical and Chemical Cure Development for Phenol-formaldehyde Resin Bonded Wood Joints.  Thermochimica Acta. 513(1-2):20-25.

Wolcott, M.P., S. Brown, M. King, D. Ascher-Barnstone, T. Beyreuther and K. Olsen. 2011.  A model for faculty, student, and practitioner development in sustainability engineering through an integrated design experience.  ASCE Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice. DOI: 10.1061/(ASCE)EI.1943-5541.0000058.  137(2):94-101.

Gacitua, W., D. Bahr and M. Wolcott.  2010.  Damage of the cell wall during extrusion and injection molding of wood plastic composites.  Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing.  41(10):1454-1460.

Jiang, L., F. Chen, J. Qian, J. Huang, M.P. Wolcott, L.S. Liu and J. Zhang. 2010.  Reinforcing and toughening effects of bamboo pulp fiber on Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) fiber composites.  Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research.  49(2):572-577. [Reprint].

Ten, E., J. Turtle, D. Bahr, L. Jiang, and M. Wolcott.  2010.  Thermal and mechanical properties of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/cellulose nanowhiskers composites.  Polymer.  51(12):2652-2660. [Reprint].

Yang, H.S., P. Qiao, and M.P Wolcott. 2010.  Flexural Fatigue and Reliability Analysis of Wood Flour/High-Density Polyethylene Composites.  Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 29(9):1295-1310. [Reprint].

Yang, H.S., P. Qiao, and M.P Wolcott.  2010. Fatigue characterization and reliability analysis of wood flour filled polypropylene composites.  Polymer Composites. (31)4:553-560. [Reprint].

Yemele, M.C.N., A. Koubaa, A. Cloutier, P. Soulounganga, and M.P. Wolcott.  2010.  Effect of bark fibre content and size on the mechanical properties of bark/HDPE composites. Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing. (41)1:131-137. [Reprint].

Gacitua, W. and M. Wolcott.  2009.  Morphology of wood species affecting wood-thermoplastic interaction: microstructure and mechanical adhesion.  Maderas-Ciencia Y Tecnologia. 11(3):217-231. [Reprint].

Harper,D.P., M.P. Wolcott, and M.P.G. Laborie.  2009.  The Impact of Polypropylene-graft-Maleic Anhydride on the Crystallization and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Isotactic Polypropylene.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science.  111(2):753-758. [Reprint].

Migneault, S., A. Koubaa, F. Erchiqui, A. Chaala, K.R. Englund, C. Krause, and M.P. Wolcott. 2009.  Effects of processing method and fiber size on the structure and properties of wood-plastic composites. Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing. 40(1):80-85. [Reprint].

Schildmeyer, A.J., M.P. Wolcott, and D.A. Bender. 2009. Investigation of the temperature-dependent mechanical behavior of a polypropylene-pine composite.  Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 21(9):460-466. [Reprint].

Wang, J.W., M.P.G. Laborie, and M.P. Wolcott. 2009. Kinetic analysis of phenol-formaldehyde bonded wood joints with dynamical mechanical analysis.  Thermochimica Acta. 491(1-2):58-62. [Reprint].

Coats, E.R., F.J. Loge, M.P. Wolcott, K. Englund, and A.G. McDonald.  2008.  Production of natural fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites through the use of polyhydroxybutyrate-rich biomass. Bioresource Technology.  99(7)2680-2686. [Reprint].

Fabiyi, J.S., A.G. McDonald, M.P. Wolcott, and P.R. Griffiths.  2008.  Wood plastic composites weathering: visualappearance and chemical changes.  Polymer Degradation and Stability. 93(8):1405-1414. [Reprint].

Jiang, L., E. Morelius, J. Zhang, M.P. Wolcott, and J. Holbery.  2008.  Study of the Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate)/Cellulose Nanowhisker Composites Prepared by Solution Casting and Melt Processing.  Journal of Composite Materials.  42(24):2629-2645. [Reprint].

Jiang, L., J. Huang, J. Qian, F. Chen, J. Zhang, M.P. Wolcott and Y. Zhu.  2008.  Study of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-Co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV) / Bamboo Pulp Fiber Composites: Effects of Nucleation Agent and Compatibilizer.  Journal of Polymers and the Environment.  16:83-93. [Reprint].

Migneault, S., A. Koubaa, F. Erchiqui, A. Chaala, K. Englund, C. Krause, and M. Wolcott. 2008.  Effect of fiber length on processing and properties of extruded wood-fiber/ HDPE composites.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 110(2):1085-1092. [Reprint].

Chowdhury, M.J.A. and M.P. Wolcott.  2007.  Compatibilizer selection to improve mechanical and moisture properties of extruded wood-HDPE composites.  Forest Products Journal.  57(9):46-53. [Reprint].

Coats, E.R., F.J. Loge, M.P. Wolcott, K. Englund, and A.G. McDonald.  2007.  Synthesis of polyhydroxyalkanoates in municipal wastewater treatment.  Water Environment Research.  79(12):2396-2403. [Reprint].

Coats, E.R., F.J. Loge, W.A. Smith, D.N. Thompson, and M.P. Wolcott.  2007.  Functional stability of a mixed microbial consortium producing PHA from waste carbon sources.  Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 137:909-925. [Reprint].

Jiang, L., J. Zhang, and M.P. Wolcott.  2007.  Comparison of polylactide/nano-sized calcium carbonate and polylactide/montmorillonite composites: reinforcing effects and toughening mechanisms.  Polymer.  48(26):7632-7644. [Reprint].

Jiang, L., M.P. Wolcott, J. Zhang, and K. Englund.  2007.  Flexural properties of surface reinforced wood/plastic deck board.  Polymer Engineering and Science.  47(3):281-288. [Reprint].

Wang, J.W., M.P.G. Laborie and M.P. Wolcott.  2007.  Comparison of model-fitting kinetics for predicting the cure behavior of commercial phenol-formaldehyde resins.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science.  105(3):1289-1296. [Reprint].

Wang, J.W., M.P.G. Laborie, and M.P. Wolcott. 2007.  Application of beam mechanics to sensing the cure development of wood-phenolic joints by dynamic mechanical analysis.  Thermochimica acta.  465(1-2):18-24. [Reprint].

Yadama, V., M.P. Wolcott, and D.G. Pollock.  2007.  Out-of-plane strand deviation in oriented strand composites.  Wood and Fiber Science.  39(4):603-613. [Reprint].

Yang, H.S., M.P. Wolcott, H.S. Kim, S. Kim, and H.J. Kim.  2007.  Effect of different compatibilizing agents on the mechanical properties of lignocellulosic material filled polyethylene bio-composites. Composite Structures. 79(3):369-375. [Reprint].

Harper, D.P. and M.P. Wolcott.  2006.  Chemical imaging of wood-polypropylene composites.  Applied Spectroscopy.  60(8):898-905. [Reprint].

Jiang, L., M.P. Wolcott, and J. Zhang. 2006. Study of biodegradable polylactide/poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) blends. Biomacromolecules. 7(1):199-207. [Reprint].

Li, T.Q. and M.P. Wolcott.  2006.  Rheology of wood plastics melt: 2. Effects of Lubricating Systems in HDPE/Maple Composites.  Polymer Engineering and Science.  46(4):464-473. [Reprint].

Li, T.Q. and M.P. Wolcott. 2006. Rheology of wood plastics melt: 3. Non linear nature of the flow. Polymer Engineering and Science. 46(1):114-121. [Reprint].

Schirp, A., F.J. Loge, K.R. Englund, M.P. Wolcott, J.R. Hess, T.P. Houghton, J.A. Lacey, and D.N. Thompson.  2006.  Pilot-scale production and material properties of extruded straw-plastic composites based on untreated and fungal-treated wheat straw.  Forest Products Journal.  56(10):90-96. [Reprint].

Schirp, A., F. Loge, S. Aust, P. Swaner, G. Turner, and M.P. Wolcott.  2006.  Production and characterization of natural fiber reinforced thermoplastic composites using wheat straw modified with the fungus Pleurotus ostreatus.  Journal of Applied Polymer Science.  102(6):5191-5201. [Reprint].

Schirp, A. and M.P. Wolcott. 2006. Fungal degradation of wood-plastic composites and evaluation using dynamic mechanical analysis. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 99(6):3138-3146. [Reprint].

Smith, P.M. and M.P. Wolcott.  2006.  Opportunities for Wood/Natural Fiber-Plastic Composites in Residential and Industrial Applications.  Forest Products Journal.  56(3):4-11. [Reprint].

Yadama, V., M.P. Wolcott and L.V. Smith.  2006.  Elastic properties of wood-strand composites with undulating strands. Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing.  37(3):385-392. [Reprint].

Yadama, V. and M.P. Wolcott.  2006.  Elastic properties of hot-pressed aspen strands.  Wood and Fiber Science.  38(4):742-750. [Reprint].

Yang, H.S., M.P. Wolcott, H.S. Kim, S. Kim, and H.J. Kim.  2006.  Properties of lignocellulosic material filled polypropylene bio-composites made with different manufacturing processes.  Polymer Testing. 25(5):668-676. [Reprint].

Englund, K.R. and M.P. Wolcott. 2005.Friction of nonwoven wood polypropylene fiber mats on heated steel platens. Journal of Thermoplastic Composites. 18(2):95-105. [Reprint].

Li, T.Q. and M.P. Wolcott. 2005. Rheology of wood plastics melt: Part 1. Capillary rheometry of HDPE filled with maple. Polymer Engineering and Science. 45(4):549-559. [Reprint].

Schirp, A. and M.P. Wolcott. 2005. Influence of fungal decay and moisture absorption on mechanical properties of extruded wood-plastic composites. Wood and Fiber Science. 37(4):643-652. [Reprint].

Wang, J.W., M.P.G. Laborie and M.P. Wolcott.  2005.  Comparison of model-free kinetic methods for modeling the cure kinetics of commercial phenol-formaldehyde resins. Thermochimica Acta.  439(1-2)68-73. [Reprint].

Yang, H.S., M.P. Wolcott, H.S. Kim and H.J. Kim. 2005. Thermal properties of lignocellulosic filler-thermoplastic polymer bio-composites. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. (82)1:157-160. [Reprint].

Englund, K.R., M.P. Wolcott and J.C. Hermanson. 2004. The compression of wood/thermoplastic fiber mats during consolidation. Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing. 35(2):273-279. [Reprint].

Harper, D.P. and M.P. Wolcott. 2004. Interaction between coupling agent and lubricants in wood-polypropylene composites. Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing. 35(3):385-394. [Reprint].

Houghton, T.P., D.N. Thompson, J.R. Hess, J.A. Lacey, M.P. Wolcott, A. Schirp, K. Englund, D. Dostal, and F. Loge. 2004. Fungal Upgrading of Wheat Straw for Straw-Thermoplastics Production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 113:71-93. [Reprint].

Li, T.Q. and M.P. Wolcott. 2004. Rheology of HDPE-wood composites I. Steady state shear and extensional flow. Composites Part A. Applied Science and Manufacturing. 35(3):303-311. [Reprint].

Wang, X.P., R.J. Ross, D.W. Green, B. Brashaw, K. Englund and M. Wolcott.  2004.  Stress wave sorting of red maple logs for structural quality. Wood Science and Technology.  37(6):531-537. [Reprint].

Tucker, B.J., D.A. Bender, D.G. Pollock and M.P. Wolcott. 2003. Ultrasonic plate wave evaluation of natural fiber composite panels. Wood and Fiber Science. 35(2):266-281. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P. and E.L. Shutler, Jr. 2003. Temperature and moisture influence on compression-recovery behavior of wood. Wood and Fiber Science. 35(4):540-551. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P. 2003. Formulation and process development of flat-pressed wood polyethylene composites. Forest Products Journal. 53(9):25-32. [Reprint].

Pendleton, D.E., T.A. Hofford, T. Adcock, B. Woodward, and M.P. Wolcott. 2002. Durability of an extruded HDPE/wood composite. Forest Products Journal. 52(6):21-27. [Reprint].

Peters, J.J, D.A. Bender, M.P. Wolcott, and J.D. Johnson. 2002. Selected properties of hybrid poplar clear wood and composite panels. Forest Products Journal. 52(5):45-54. [Reprint].

Harper, D.P., M.P. Wolcott, and T.G. Rials. 2001. Evaluation of cure kinetics of the wood/pMDI bondline. Int. Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 21(2):137-144. [Reprint].

Harper, D. P., M.P. Wolcott, and T.G. Rials. 2001. Evaluating cure of a pMDI-wood bondline using spectroscopic, calorimetric, and mechanical methods. Journal of Adhesion. 76:55-74. [Reprint].

Rials, T.G., M.P. Wolcott, and J. Nassar. 2001. Interfacial contributions in lignocellulosic fiber reinforced polyurethane composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 80(4):546-555. [Reprint].

Peyer, S. M., M. P. Wolcott, and D. J. Fenoglio. 2000. Reducing moisture swell of densified wood with polycarboxylic acid resin. Wood and Fiber Science. 32(4):520-526. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P., S. Yin, and T.G. Rials. 2000. Using dynamic mechanical spectroscopy to monitor the crystallization of PP/MAPP blends in the presence of wood. Composite Interfaces. 7(1):3-12. [Reprint].

Davalos, J.F., P. Madabhusi-Raman, P. Qiao, and M.P. Wolcott. 1998. Compliance rate change of tapered DCB specimen with hybrid interface bonds. Theoretical and Applied Fracture Mechanics. 29:125-139. [Reprint].

Rials, T.G. and M.P. Wolcott. 1998. Morphology-property relationships in wood fibre-based polyurethanes. Journal of Materials Science Letters. 17(4):317-319. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P., R.J. Tichy, H. Yukun, and Z.D. Guo. 1997. The development of OSB in the People's Republic of China. Forest Products Journal. 47(1):19-25. [Reprint].

Lang, E. and M.P. Wolcott. 1996. A model for viscoelastic consolidation of wood-strand mats Part II: Static stress-strain behavior of the mat. Wood and Fiber Science. 28(3):369-379. [Reprint].

Lang, E. and M.P. Wolcott. 1996. A model for viscoelastic consolidation of wood-strand mats Part I: Structural characterization of the mat via Mote Carlo simulation. Wood and Fiber Science. 28(1):100-109. [Reprint.

Liu, F.P., D.J. Gardner, and M.P. Wolcott. 1995. A model for the description of polymer surface dynamic behavior 1: Contact angle vs. polymer surface treatments. Langmuir. 11(7):2674-2681. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P. and T.G. Rials. 1995. In-situ cure monitoring of isocyanate adhesives using micro-dielectric analysis. Forest Products Journal. 45(2):72-77. [Reprint].

Gunnells, D.W., D.J. Gardner, and M.P. Wolcott. 1994. Temperature dependence of wood surface energy. Wood and Fiber Science. 26(4):447-455. [Reprint].

Liu. F.P., M.P. Wolcott, D.J. Gardner, and T.G. Rials. 1994. Characterizing the interface between cellulosic fibers and a thermoplastic. Composite Interfaces. 2(6):419-432. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P., F.A. Kamke, and D.A. Dillard. 1994. Fundamental aspects of wood deformation pertaining to manufacture of wood-based composites. Wood and Fiber Science. 26(4):496-511. [Reprint].

Davalos, J.F., D.A. Kish, and M.P. Wolcott. 1993. Bending stiffness of stress-laminated decks with butt joints. Journal of Structural Engineering. 119(5):1670-1676. [Reprint].

Gardner, D.J., N.C. Generalla, D.W. Gunnells, and M.P. Wolcott. 1991. Dynamic wettability of wood. Langmuir. 7:2498-2502. [Reprint].

Kamke, F.A. and M.P. Wolcott. 1991. Fundamentals of flakeboard manufacture: Wood-moisture relationships. Wood Science and Technology. 25:57-71. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P., F.A. Kamke, and D.A. Dillard. 1990. Fundamentals of flakeboard manufacture: Viscoelastic behavior of the wood component. Wood and Fiber Science. 23(4):345-361. [Reprint].

Wang, J.Z., M.P. Wolcott, F.A. Kamke, and D.A. Dillard. 1990. Transient moisture effects in fibers and composite materials. Journal of Composite Materials. 24(9):994-1009. [Reprint].

Li, M., M.P. Wolcott, F.A. Kamke, and D.A. Dillard. 1990. Small specimen compression testing in a pressurized steam environment. Experimental Techniques. 3:17-19. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P., B. Kasal, F.A. Kamke, and D.A. Dillard. 1989. Testing small wood specimens in transverse compression. Wood and Fiber Science. 21(3):320-329. [Reprint].

Wolcott, M.P., J.F. Philip, J.E. Shottafer, and R.K. Shepard. 1986. Preparation and testing of microbending specimens. Forest. Products Journal. 36(11): 69-71. [Reprint].

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