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Moisture content of wood for interior use...Douglas-fir and robusta eucalyptus samples studiedAuthor(s): R. Sidney Boone
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-152. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionPanels of Douglas-fir and robusta eucalyptus blocks showed little seasonal variation in Equilibrium Moisture Content (EMC) of wood at 19 indoor locations on Oahu, Hawaii. Differences in EMC between locations were more variable. Minimum EMC at nonair-conditioned locations was 10 percent;at air-conditioned locations. 8 percent. Maximum EMC at nonairconditioned locations was 16 percent; at air-conditioned locations, 12 percent.
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CitationBoone, R. Sidney. 1967. Moisture content of wood for interior use...Douglas-fir and robusta eucalyptus samples studied. Res. Note PSW-RN-152. Berkeley, CA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 6 p.
KeywordsPseudotsuga menziesii/menziesii, Eucalyptus robusta, Hawaii, moisture content, equilibrium moisture content, seasonal variation, air conditioning, indoor locations
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