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Effect of Low Relative Humidity on Properties of Structural Lumber Products

https://research.thinkwood.com/en/permalink/catalogue793
Year of Publication
2003
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Moisture
Material
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Solid-sawn Heavy Timber
Application
General Application
Author
Green, David
Evans, James
Publisher
Society of Wood Science and Technology
Year of Publication
2003
Country of Publication
United States
Format
Journal Article
Material
LSL (Laminated Strand Lumber)
LVL (Laminated Veneer Lumber)
Solid-sawn Heavy Timber
Application
General Application
Topic
Mechanical Properties
Moisture
Keywords
Flexural Properties
Modulus of Elasticity
Modulus of Rupture
Relative Humidity
Tensile Properties
Moisture Content
Analytical Model
Language
English
Research Status
Complete
Series
Wood and Fiber Science
Abstract
Wood used in industrial settings, and in some arid parts of the United States, may be subjected to very low relative humidity (RH). Analytical models available for predicting the effect of moisture content (MC) on the properties of solid-sawn lumber imply significant strength loss at very low MC...
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