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    Author(s): Robert H. Falk; David Green
    Date: 1999
    Source: Structural engineering in the 21st century : proceedings of the 1999 Structures Congress, April 18-21, 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana. Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999.:p. 650-653 : ill.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    This paper presents an overview of selected research at the Forest Products Laboratory (FPL) to characterize the grade distribution and engineering properties of lumber and timber recycled from deconstructed buildings on US. Army installations. The effects of splits on timber beam and column strength and the effects of damage on lumber grade yield are reported here.

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    Falk, Robert H.; Green, David. 1999. Stress grading of recycled lumber and timber. Structural engineering in the 21st century : proceedings of the 1999 Structures Congress, April 18-21, 1999, New Orleans, Louisiana. Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, 1999.:p. 650-653 : ill.

    Keywords

    Recycled wood, Stress grading, Wood strength, Wood defects, Splits, Compressive strength, Bending stress

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