Accession Number : AD0691336

Title :   EVALUATING APPALACHIAN WOODS FOR HIGHWAY POSTS.

Descriptive Note : Forest Service research paper,

Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s) : Doyle,D. V. ; Wilkinson,T. L.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : The report appraises strength characteristics of round and sawed posts of hickory, oak, and pine for guard posts, sign posts, and other accessory items for highway use. Also provides applicable data on treating characteristics of these species for these purposes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, ANCHORS(STRUCTURAL)), (*ROADS, MARKERS), ROADS, SAFETY, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), BENDING, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, IMPACT SHOCK, SHOCK RESISTANCE, TORSION, STATISTICAL DATA, CLASSIFICATION, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE