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    Author(s): Forest Products Laboratory
    Date: 1999
    Source: General technical report FPL ; GTR-113. Madison, WI : U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: xi, [463] pages : ill. ; 28 cm.
    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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    Forest Products Laboratory 1999. Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material. General technical report FPL ; GTR-113. Madison, WI : U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: xi, [463] pages : ill. ; 28 cm.

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    Physical properties of wood, Mechanical properties of wood, Lumber, Plywood, Wood anatomy, Building material, Wood technology, Structural wood, Wood preservation, Fire resistance, Wood moisture, Finishes, Particleboard, Fiberboards, Paperboard, Timber connector, Improved wood, Wood structure, Wood-based composites, Panel products, Design, Fastenings, Drying, Gluing, Finishing, Wood decay, Sandwich construction, Wood-based products

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