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    Author(s): John J. Janowiak; Harvey B. Manbeck; Roland Hernandez; Russell C. Moody
    Date: 2005
    Source: Undervalued hardwoods for engineered materials and components. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society ; Marquette, MI : Northern Initiative, [c2005]: Pages 93-114.
    Publication Series: Book Chapter
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    This chapter evaluates the performance of red maple glulam beams made from two distinctly different lumber resources: 1. logs sawn using practices normally used for hardwood appearance lumber recovery; and 2. lower-grade, smaller-dimension lumber primarily obtained from residual log cants.

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    Janowiak, John J.; Manbeck, Harvey B.; Hernandez, Roland; Moody, Russell C. 2005. Chapter 9:Red maple lumber resources for glued-laminated timber beams. Undervalued hardwoods for engineered materials and components. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society ; Marquette, MI : Northern Initiative, [c2005]: Pages 93-114.

    Keywords

    Acer rubrum, modulus of elasticity, bridges, design, construction, laminated wood, testing, red maple, wooden bridges, elasticity, stiffness, bending strength, stress-laminated bridges, performance testing, glulam timbers, timber bridges

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