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Carl Albert Eckelman

Forestry and Natural Resources 

  • Professor of Wood Products
FPRD Room 103A
Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
175 Marsteller Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2033

Purdue Extension - FNR Extension

Research Group - Wood Products and Wood Products Manufacturing

Facilities - Wood Research Lab

Awards & Honors

(2004) 2nd highest student course evaluation in Department.

(2003) Highest student course evaluation in Department.

(2002) Graduate student mentor award.

(2000) WHO Award. Trade Shows, Inc.

(1985) Commendation. Furniture Manufacturers Association of San Luis Potosi.

(1983) Commendation. Taiwan Woodworker's Association.

(1983) Commendation. National Taipei Institute of Technology.

(1963) Visiting member of faculty. Instituto Tecnologico.

(2099) National Forestry Honorary. Xi Sigma Pi.

(2099) Freshman Honorary. Phi Eta Sigma.

Selected Publications

Uysal, M., Haviarova, E., & Eckelman, C. (2014). Furniture Design and Product Development Principles Considering End-of-Life Options and Design for Environment Strategies. Sustainable Resources and Technology for Forest Products, 8.

Eckelman, C., & Haviarova, E. (2014). How to Build a Simple Chair for Schools or Homes in Disadvantaged Areas of the World Using Local Resources and Low-End Technology. (FNR-499-W), 6. Retrieved from

Haviarova, E., & Eckelman, C. (2014). Light-Timber Frames for Transitional Disaster-Relief Housing. (FNR-493-W), 8. Retrieved from

Javane, O., Ghanbar, E., Layeghi, M., Ghofrani, M., & Eckelman, C. (2013). A study on bending moment capacity of simple and haunched mortise and tenon furniture joints under tension and compression loads. Turkish Journal of Agricultural and Forestry, 2013(37).

Kasal, A., Haviarova, E., Efe, H., Eckelman, C., & Erdil, Y. (2013). Effect of adhesive type and tenon size on bending moment capacity and rigidity of t-shaped furniture joints constructed of Turkish beech and scots pine. Wood and Fiber Science, 45(3), 287-293.

Koreny, A., Simek, M., Eckelman, C., & Haviarova, E. (2013). Mechanical Properties of Knock-down Joints in Honeycomb Panels. BioResources, 8(4), 4873-4882. Retrieved from

Likos, E., Eckelman, C., Haviarova, E., & Ozcifci, A. (2013). Static versus Cyclic Load Capacity of Side Chairs Constructed with. Mortise and Tenon Joints. Wood and Fiber Science, 45(2), 1:06. Retrieved from

Likos, E., Eckelman, C., Haviarova, E., Eckelman, C., Erdil, Y., & Ozcifci, A. (2012). Effect of Tenon Geometry, Grain Orientation, and Shoulders on Bending Moment Capacity of Mortise and Tenon Joints. Wood and Fiber Science, 43(4), 462-469.

Eckelman, C., Likos, E., Haviarova, E., & Erdil, Y. (2012). Static Versus Cyclic Load Capacity of Side Chairs Constructed with Mortise and Tenon Joints. Wood and Fiber Science, 45(2), 6-Jan. Retrieved from

Haviarova, E. (2011). Light-Timber Frames for Transitional Disaster Relief Housing. 6-Jan.

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