Wood Handbook: Wood as an Engineering Material
by Richard Bergman, et al.
Publisher: Forest Products Laboratory 2010
Number of pages: 509
This handbook is intended to serve as a primary reference on the use of wood in a variety of applications -- from general construction to use of wood for decorative purposes. It provides engineers, architects, and others who use wood with a source of information on the various properties of wood, its relationship with moisture, and characteristics of various wood-based materials.
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