TITLE

Mechanical Properties of Green Wood and Their Relevance for Tree Risk Assessment

AUTHOR(S)
Spatz, Hanns Christof; Pisterer, Jochen
PUB. DATE
September 2013
SOURCE
Arboriculture & Urban Forestry;Sep2013, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p218
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which compared the mechanical properties for conifers from temperate zones and for deciduous trees from both temperate and tropical zones. It made a statistical analysis of data culled from the catalogs of Jessome, Lavers and Kretschmann. It described the mechanical properties of green wood as measured in axial direction, to reference values of its density. It showed the relation between bending strength, yield strength and compression strength.
ACCESSION #
90088024

 

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