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Effect of size on bending strength of wood membersAuthor(s): Billy Bohannan
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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DescriptionThis 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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CitationBohannan, 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
KeywordsBending strength, statistical theory, wood beams, strength
- Strength of orthotropic materials subjected to combined stresses
- Effects of shear coupling on shear properties of wood
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