Accession Number : AD0680268

Title :   STRENGTH EVALUATION OF ROUND TIMBER PILES.

Descriptive Note : Forest Service research paper,

Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s) : Wilkinson,Thomas Lee

Report Date : DEC 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 46

Abstract : Strength properties in compression parallel to grain and bending were determined for Douglas-fir, southern pine, and red oak timber piles. The effect of kiln drying of southern pine piles on crushing strength was investigated. The results should be useful in developing timber pile specifications. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, FLEXURAL STRENGTH), FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES), IMPACT, LOADS(FORCES), COMPRESSIVE PROPERTIES, DRYING, BENDING, CLASSIFICATION, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, TEST METHODS, ANALYSIS OF VARIANCE, TABLES(DATA)

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE