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No Title Year Author Download
1 Standard Product Manual For The Production Of Malaysian Basic Structural Grade (MBSG)Rated Plywood 1995 Mohamad 0mar b.Mohamad Khaidzir & Chong Yoon Thai
2 Dust Extraction System For A Sawmill 1995 Gan,K.S.&Ho,K.S.
3 Powder-Post Beetles -Minthea spp.(Lyctidae) 1995 Ho Y.F.
4 Sap-Stain In Timber Evaluation Of Anti-Sapstain Preservatives 1995 A.H.H.Wong,L.T.Hong &J.Mohd.Shapiei.
5 Tension Wood In Rubberwood 1998 S.C.Lim
6 Fan 1998 K.S.Gan &K.S.Ho
7 Some Defects In Veneer And Plywood 1998 K.S.Ho
8 Timber Notes -Heavy Hardwoods (I) 1998 S.C.Lim,K.S.Gan &K.T.Choo
9 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods I 1998 K.T.Choo,K.S.Gan &S.C.Lim
10 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods II 1998 K.S.Gan,S.C.Lim &K.T.Choo
11 Timber Notes -Medium Hardwoods I (Kapur,Kasai,Kelat,Keledang,Kempas) 1999 K.S.Gan,&T.Choo &S.C.Lim
12 Timber Notes -Heavy Hardwoods II (Kekatong,Keranji,Merbau,Penaga,Resak) 1999 K.T.Choo,S.C.Lim &K.S.Gan
13 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods III (Bintangor,Durian,Geronggang,Gerutu,jelutong) 1999 K.T.Choo,S.C.Lim &K.S.Gan
14 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods IV (Jongkong,Petai,Pulai,Ramin,Rubberwood) 1999 S.C.Lim,K.T.Choo,&K.S.Gan
15 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods V (Mersawa,Nyatoh,Pelajau,Penarahan,Perupok 1999 K.S.Gan,K T.Choo &S.C.Lim
16 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods VI (Dedali,Kedondong,Kelempayan,Kelumpang,Kembang Semangkok) 1999 K.T.Choo,&S.Gan &S.C.Lim
17 Timber Notes -Light Hardwoods VII (Sentang,Sepetir,Sesenclok,Terap,Terentang) 1999 K.S.Gan,K T.Choo &S.C.Lim
18 Malaysian And Indonesian Timbers Equivalent Names 2001 S. C. Lim, K. S. Can & K. T. Choo
19 Timber Notes - Medium Hardwoods II Bekak, Derum, Keruing, Keruntum, Kulim) 2001 K. T. Choo, S. C. Lim & K. S. Can
20 Timber Notes - Medium Hardwoods III (Mata Ulat, Mempening, Mengkulang, Meransi, Merawan) 2001 K. T. Choo, S. C. Lim & K. S. Can
21 Timber Notes - Medium Hardwoods IV (Merbatu, Merpauh, Mertas, Nyalin, Pauh Kijang) 2001 K. S. Gan, S. C. Lim , K. T. Choo & Mohd. Dahlan Jantan
22 Timber Notes - Medium Hardwoods V (Perah, Petaling, Punah, Ranggu, Rengas) 2001 K. S. Can, K. T. Choo, S. C. Lim & Mohd. Dahlan Jantan
23 Timber of Gelam (Melaleuca cajuputi Powell) 2001 S. C. Lim & Mohd Shukari Midon
24 Observations of Termite-Fungus Interactions of Potential Significance to Wood Biodeterioration and Protection 2001 Andrew H. H. Wong & K. S. Check
25 Equivalent Timbers Of Southeast Asia 2002 S. Ani, R. Mohd. Faizal & J. Mohd. Dahlan
26 The characteristics, properties and uses of plantation timbers - rubberwood and Acacia mangium 2003 S. C. Lim., K. S. Gan & K. T. Choo
27 Saw doctoring practices in Peninsular Malaysia 2003 K. S. Ho & K. S. Gan
28 Nomenclature And Equivalent Names Of Malaysian Timbers 2003 S. Ani & R. Mohd Faizal
29 Identification and utilisation of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia 1: Ara, Bangkal, Bebusok and Bekoi 2004 S. C. Lim, K. S. Gan & K. T. Choo
30 Identification and utilisation of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia 2: Berembang Bukit, Biku-Biku, Chichah and Chinta Mula 2004 S. C. Lim, K. S. Gan & K. T. Choo
31 Identification and utilization of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia. 3. Gaham Badak, Gapis, Gerok and Kayu Masam 2005 S. C. Lim, K. S. Can & B. K. Thi
32 Identification and utilization of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia. 4. Kelempayan, Melembu, Membuloh and Mempari 2005 S. C. Lim, K. S. Can & B. K. Thi
33 Shrinkage Allowance of Some Malaysian Timbers 2005 K. T. Choo, H. S. Sik, S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
34 Common wood stains and ways to prevent their occurrences 2005 K. S. Gan, Lim, S. C. & Mohd. Dahlan Jantan
35 Characteristics and utilisation of oil palm stem 2005 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
36 Measuring the moisture content of wood during processing 2005 K. S. Can, S. C. Lim & C. E. Ong
37 Durability of timbers for indoor applications in Malaysia 2005 S. Ani, S. Salamah, M.J. Dahlan, U. Salmiah, & K. Roszaini
38 Timber of Sentang 2006 S. C. Lim, K. S. Can & A. Khairul
39 Identification and utilization of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia 5: Balek Angin, Bayur Bukit, Bebatu and Beka 2006 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
40 Identification and utilization of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia 6: Bungor, Chenderai, Dungun Paya and Gelam 2006 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
41 Identification and utilization of lesser-known commercial timbers in Peninsular Malaysia 7: Hantu Duri, Jarum-Jarum, Jelutong Pipit and Kasah 2006 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
42 Advantages Ol Wood Lamination For Modern Applications 2007 Y. E. Tan & C. B. Ong
43 Identification And Utilization Of Lesser-Known Commercial Timbers In Peninsular Malaysia 8: Keruntum, Kundang, Leban And Malabera 2007 S. C. Urn & K. S. (Jan
44 Identification And Utilization Of Lesser-Known Commercial Timbers In Peninsular Malaysia 9: Mempoyan, Mengkirai, Mengkundor And Mentulang 2007 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
45 Review On Six Types Of Log Cutting Methods In Various Applications: Part 1 2007 S. S. How, H. S. Sik & I. Ahmad
46 Identification And Utilization Of Lesser-Known Commercial Timbers In Peninsular Malaysia 10: Meraga, Merbau Kera, Merbau Lalat And Minyak Berok 2008 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
47 Identification And Utilization Of Lesser-Known Commercial Timbers In Peninsular Malaysia 11: Ngilas, Nipis Kulit, Nyireh And Otak Udang 2009 S. C. Lim & K. S. Gan
48 Review On Six Types Of Log Cutting Methods In Various Application: Part 2 2009 SS How, A Siti Zaliha & CY Goh
49 Identification And Utilization Of Lesser-Known Commercial Timbers In Peninsular Malaysia 12: Pagar Anak, Pepauh, Pepijat And Pepulut 2009 SC Lim & KS Gan
50 Use of Timber In Engineering 2012 MK Mohamad Omar & AW Mohd Jamil
51 Wood Properties of Selected Plantation Species: Khaya Ivorensis (African Mahogany), Azadirachta Excelsa (Sentang), Endospermum Malaccense (Sesendok) and Acacia Mangium AS Nordahlia, H Hamdan & UMK Anwar
52 Good Practices in Producing Laminated Scantling
53 Focus on Forest Products
54 Wood Properties Of Selected Plantation Species: Tectona Grandis (Teak), Neolamarckia Cadamba (Kelempayan/Laran), Octomeles Sumatrana (Binuang) and Paraserianthes Falcataria (Batai) 2013 AS Nordahlia, H Hamdan & UMK Anwar
55 Identification of Selected Lesser Known Timber 13: Angsana/Sena (Pterocarpus sp.), Bayur (Pterospermum spp.), Bebuta (Excoecaria spp.) And Kekabu (Bombax spp.) 2014 AS Nordahlia & SC Lim
56 Malaysian Timbers for Marine Scaffold Board Application 2015 AW Mohd Jamil
57 Timber Properties and Utilisation Compilation of Timber Technology Bulletin 1995-2015
58 Janka Hardness Rating Of Malaysian Timbers 2016 AW Mohd Jamil
59 Cross-Laminated Timber: Production Of Panel Using Sesenduk Timber Species 2016 H Hamdan, M Iskandar & UMK Anwar
60 Comparison between Graveyard and Laboratory Test Methods to Determine Natural Durability 2016 AR Noor Azrieda, S Rahim, U Salmiah, K Roszaini, L Shahlinney & K Baharudin
61 Natural Durability of Twenty Two Malaysian Commercial Timbers 2016 K Roszaini, U Salmiah, S Rahim, AR Noor Azrieda & K Baharudin
62 Mechanical Properties of Timber for Engineering Applications 2016 MA Nur Syafkeena & MK Mohamad Omar
63 An Overview of Manufacturing Process of Glued-Laminated Timber 2016 How SS, Sik HS & Anwar UMK
64 Introduction to Basic Wood Identification 2016 AS Nordahlia & SC Lim
65 The Potential of Activated Carbon From Bamboo For High End Electronic Applications 2016 SMA Mahanim, I Wan Asma, E Puad, H Shaharuddin & J Rafidah
66 Value Adding Wood Products by Wood Finishing 2016 UMK Anwar, M Siti Rafidah, H Hamdan & SS How
67 The Essentials of Wood Preservation for the Construction Industry 2016 K Tumirah & S Salamah
68 Surface Functionalization of Nanocellulose and its Potential Application 2016 J Latifah
69 Scrimber from Sustainable Malaysian Bio-Resources 2016 WA Wan Tarmeze, A Khairul & R Zairul Amin
70 Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) Structure: The First In Malaysia 2017 H Hamdan, UMK Anwar, I Mohd Izani, M Iskandar, M Mohd Tamizi, KS Gan, MD Othman, A Nooraznizam & MJ Muhammad Haziq Hafiz
71 Verification of products sold as Gaharu 2017 AS Nordahlia & SC Lim
72 Machining properties of Khaya Ivorensis and Khaya Senegalensis 2017 A Khairul, K Roszaini, M Khairul & A Siti Zaliha
73 Spacer Block: A Unique Timber Component in Canopy Walkway Structure 2017 FKN Nor Marzuina & AW Mohd-Jamil
74 Factors Influencing the Quality of Wood Adhesion–Part 1: Chemical Interference 2017 K Tumirah, SS How & MK Mohamad Omar
76 Surface Quality of Some Malaysian Species Against Natural Weathering 2017 UMK Awar, H Hamdan, M Siti Rafidah, AS Nordahlia & SS How
77 Durability Performance of Timber Grown on Ex–Mining and Bris Soil 2017 AR Noor Azrieda, AW Mohd Jamil, U Salmiah, K Roszaini, LH Ang & I Mohd Fakri
78 Factors Influencing The Quality of Wood Adhesion—Part 2: Glue Spreading 2017 SS How, UMK anwar, K Tumirah, H Hamdan & HS Sik
79 Wood Coatings 2018 UMK Anwar, K Tumirah & A Nurain Fatihah
80 Wood Properties of Two Selected Pioneer Species: Ludai (Sapium Sp.) and Mahang (Macaranga Sp.) 2018 AS Nordahlia, UMK Anwar, H Hamdan, SC Lim, MM Iskandar & SS How
81 Grade Stresses and Strength Group of Plantation Timber: Acacia Mangium 2018 AW Mohd-Jamil
82 Aesthetically Pleasing Furnitures from Maesopsis Eminii 2018 Z Zahidah & AR Zairul
84 Feasibility of Bakau (Rhizophora SPP.) for Glue Lamination 2018 SS How & WA Wan Tarmeze
85 Delamination and Adhesion Strength of Selected Malaysian Timber for Glue Lamination: Pulai (Alstonia SPP.) 2018 SS How & AS Nordahlia
86 Wood Finishing: Finishes and Techniques 2018 A Mohd Fahmi, UMK Anwar & M Siti Rafidah
87 Mortise and Tenon Failures In School Furniture 2018 2018 A Siti Zaliha, AK Yanti & A Khairul
88 Properties Of Veneer And Moulded Chair From Sesenduk (Endospermum Diadenum) 2018 Yanti AK, Siti Zaliha A, Khairul M, Izran K, Mohd Jamil AW & Tuan Anis Nadia TMS
90 Safety and Precautions During Coating Process 2019 Anwar UMK, Tumirah K, Siti Suzanna AH & Nordahlia AS
91 Techniques of Pre-Ripping of Large Diameter Log using Chainsaw 2019 Nor Marzuina FKN & Mohd-Jamil AW
92 Mathematical Algorithm to Optimise Bamboo Splitting for Strips Production 2019 Wan-Tarmeze WA, Nik-Adlin NMS & Muhammad-Ammar H
93 On-Site Mechanical Test of Timber Scaffold Board 2019 Mohd-Jamil AW
94 Materials Balance in Extraction of Nanocellulose from Forest Pioneer Species 2019 Sharmiza A & Latifah J
95 Equivalent Timber Names in ASEAN 2019 CB Ong, AS Nordahlia, SC Lim & KS Gan
96 Usage Trend of Timber Based on Identification Services Usage Trend of Timber Based on Identification Services 2019 Nordahlia AS, How SS, Siti Zaliha A & Lim SC
97 Resistance of Kapur (Dryobalanops Spp.) Laminated Wood Against Delamination 2019 How SS
98 The Effective Tooth Width of a Bandsaw Blade for Sawing Malaysian Timbers 2019 Nor Marzuina FKN & Mohd-Jamil AW
99 Rapid and Environmentally Friendly Treatment of Rubberwood using High Temperature Drying (HTD) 2020 Zahidah Z, Sik HS, Ramzul Iklas AL, Syed Othman SO
100 Route to European Strength Classes for Malaysian Timbers 2020 Mohd-Jamil AW
101 Grade Stresses and Strength Group of 15-Year-Old Tamarindus Indica 2020 Mohd-Jamil AW
102 Mathematical Analysis of Bamboo Splitting using Twin Rip Saw for Strips Production 2020 Wan-Tarmeze WA, Nik-Adlin NMS & Muhammad-Ammar H
103 Nanocellulose: Versatile and Ageless Biopolymer for The Future 2020 Nurul Ain Nadirah J & Latifah J
104 Diameter and Volumetric Computation of Plantation Sawlogs 2020 Mohd-Jamil AW & Nor Marzuina FKN
105 Concept of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) In Timber Industry 2020 Geetha R, Gan KS & Zairul AR
106 Mechanical Properties of Malaysian Timbers: The Weighted Mean and Combined Standard Deviation Values 2021 Mohd-Jamil AW
107 Mass Timber Building (MTB): A New Green Revolutionised Building Industry 2021 How SS
108 Bamboo Pellet: Its Potential and Applications 2021 Rafidah J, Puad E, Mahanim S @ MA & Shaharuddin H
109 Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCS) Emission from Wood Coating 2021 Alia Syahirah Y, Tumirah K, Cham SY & Anwar UMK
110 Defects in Wood Finishing 2021 Alia Syahirah Y, Mohd Faizul MS, Mohd Fahmi A, Wan Abdul Rahman WZ & Anwar UMK
111 Sapwood/Heartwood Proportion of Plantation Logs 2022 Mohd-Jamil AW, Zairul AR, Nor Marzuina FKN & Nabil FSM
112 Durability of Mangrove Timber Against Termites 2022 Roszaini K & Wan Tarmeze WA
113 Basic Attributes of Plywood 2021 Suffian M & Rafeadah R
114 Glossary of Terminologies of Malaysian Timber Species and Groups 2022 Mohd-Jamil AW & Amir SK
115 Geometrical Analyses of Plantation Logs: Taper, Bow, Crook, Pith Eccentricity, and Ovality 2022 Mohd-Jamil AW, Zairul AR & Nor Marzuina FKN
116 Finger-Jointed Timber: Production and Requirements 2022 Ong CB, Alia Syahirah Y, Che Muhammad Farid CS & Mohd Khairun Anwar U
117 Pensampelan untuk Ujian Fizikal dan Mekanikal Kayu berasaskan Spesimen Kecil tanpa Kecacatan 2022 Che Muhammad Farid CS, Ong CB & Mohd-Jamil AW
118 Wood-Plastic Composites from Lesser-Known Tropical Timber Species: An Alternative Material in Wood-Based Industry 2022 Roszaini K, Nordin P & Suffian M
119 Wood Vinegar as Sustainable and Natural Wood Preservative 2022 Mahanim SMA, Roszaini K, Puad E, Siti Nur Ridhwah MR & Vishalini R
120 Electrospun Nanofibres from Cellulose 2022 Areisman S, Latifah J & Rafidah J
121 Rolling Resistance of Castor Wheels Based on BS EN 1728:2012 Valorisation of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biochemicals: Paving The Pathway Towards Circular Economy 2022 Noor Azrieda AR, Siti Zaliha A, Zairul AR, Hashim WS, Khairul M, Yanti AK & Muhammad Ikhwan MN
122 Valorisation of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biochemicals: Paving The Pathway Towards Circular Economy Valorisation of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biochemicals: Paving The Pathway Towards Circular Economy 2022 Latifah J, Nur Areisman MS, Mahanim S, Rafidah J, Puad E, Shaharuddin H & Rushdan I
124 Powder-Post Beetles Infestation in Wood and Bamboo Structures 2023 Roszaini K
125 Common Timber Species in Logged-Over Forests of Peninsular Malaysia 2023 Mohd-Jamil AW