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Velcro mechanics in woodAuthor(s): David Kretschmann
Source: Nature materials. Vol. 2 (Dec. 2003): Pages 775-776
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe remarkable deformability of wood in a moist environment resembles that of ductile metals. A combination of traditional mechanical tests and cutting-edge diffraction experiments reveal the molecular mechanism that determines such behaviour.
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CitationKretschmann, David. 2003. Velcro mechanics in wood. Nature materials. Vol. 2 (Dec. 2003): Pages 775-776
KeywordsVelcro mechanics, wood deformability, mechanical tests, diffraction
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