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    Author(s): G. Sherwood; R. C. Moody
    Date: 1989
    Source: Gen, Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-59. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1989. 162 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    This report describes methods of predicting the performance of light-frame wood structures with emphasis on floor and wall systems. Methods of predicting structural performance, fire safety, and environmental concerns including thermal, moisture, and acoustic performance are addressed in the three major sections.

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    Sherwood, G.; Moody, R. C. 1989. Light-frame wall and floor systems : analysis and performance. Gen, Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-59. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory; 1989. 162 p.

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    Keywords

    Light-frame, wood construction, walls, floors, structural performance, fire safety, thermal performance, moisture, noise control, acoustics

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