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    Author(s): Robert J. Ross; Forest Products Laboratory. USDA Forest Service.
    Date: 2010
    Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report FPL- GTR-190, 2010: 509 p. 1 v.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    Summarizes information on wood as an engineering material. Presents properties of wood and wood-based products of particular concern to the architect and engineer. Includes discussion of designing with wood and wood-based products along with some pertinent uses.

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    Ross, Robert J. 2010. Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material. Centennial ed. General technical report FPL ; GTR-190. Madison, WI : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2010: 1 v.

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    Keywords

    Wood structure, physical properties, mechanical properties, wood properties, lumber, wood-based composites, plywood, panel products, design, fastenings, wood moisture, drying, gluing, fire resistance, finishing, decay, preservation, wood-based products, heat sterilization, sustainable use, sustainability, wood handbooks, handbooks

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