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    Author(s): Billy Bohannan
    Date: 1966
    Source: Res. Pap. FPL-56. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 1966: 30 pages
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    This paper discusses the assumptions used in the statistical theory of strength, shows the application of the theory to wood bending members, and gives a comparison between theory and actual data for wood beams.

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    Citation

    Bohannan, Billy. 1966. Effect of size on bending strength of wood members. Res. Pap. FPL-56. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 1966: 30 pages

    Keywords

    Bending strength, statistical theory, wood beams, strength

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