Forest Products Laboratory, "Wood Engineering Handbook, 2 edition"
English | ISBN: 1557013756 | 2001 | 450 pages | PDF | 40 MB
This new Second Edition is more than 450 pages, containing virtually everything an engineer, builder, or architect must know about the kinds of wood and wood-based products their properties and uses, in order to do their jobs most efficiently and effectively. It supplies only down-to-earth, up-to-date information on a variety of woods and wood-related topics, including Characteristics and availability of woods commercially important to the Unite States; Structure of wood; Physical properties of wood; Mechanical properties of wood; Commercial lumber; Lumber stress grades and allowable properties; Fastenings; Structural analysis formulas; Bonding wood and wood products; Glued structural members; Plywood; Structural sandwich construction; Bent wood members; Control of moisture content and dimensional changes; Fire safety in wood construction; Finishing of wood; Protection from organisms that degrade wood; Wood preservation; Round timbers and ties; Moisture movement and thermal insulation in light-frame structures; Insulation board, hardboard, medium-density fiberboard, and laminated paperboards; Wood-based particle panel materials; and Modified woods and paper base laminates. Here you'll find virtually everything an engineer, builder, or architect must know about the kinds of wood and wood-based products, and their properties and uses nitroflare