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    Author(s): W. T. Simpson
    Date: 1993
    Source: (General technical report FPL, GTR-76):13 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    This report reviews the basis for determining values for the density of wood as it depends on moisture content and specific gravity. The data are presented in several ways to meet the needs of a variety of users.

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    Simpson, W. T. 1993. Specific gravity, moisture content, and density relationship for wood. (General technical report FPL, GTR-76):13 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.


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