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Drying and control of moisture content and dimensional changes

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Year:

2010

Publication type:

General Technical Report (GTR)

Primary Station(s):

Forest Products Laboratory

Source:

Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material: chapter 13. Centennial ed. General technical report FPL ; GTR-190. Madison, WI : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2010: p. 13.1-13.20.

Description

The discussion in this chapter is concerned with moisture content determination, recommended moisture content values, drying methods, methods of calculating dimensional changes, design factors affecting such changes in structures, and moisture content control during transit, storage, and construction. Data on green moisture content, fiber saturation point, shrinkage, and equilibrium moisture content are given with information on other physical properties in Chapter 4.

Citation

Bergman, Richard. 2010. Drying and control of moisture content and dimensional changes. Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material: chapter 13. Centennial ed. General technical report FPL ; GTR-190. Madison, WI : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2010: p. 13.1-13.20.

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