Accession Number : AD0716400

Title :   Properties of Tropical Woods.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : YALE UNIV NEW HAVEN CONN SCHOOL OF FORESTRY

Personal Author(s) : Wangaard,Frederick F.

Report Date : 31 DEC 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The research have been the basis for a series of Technical Reports -- 45 in number -- dealing with such diverse subjects as gluing characteristics, weathering characteristics, fiber-saturation point of wood, water-vapor sorption characteristics, mechanical behavior under sustained and repeated loading, decay resistance, wood properties affecting adhesion and glue-line behavior, the cutting of veneer, stabilizing effects of plastic overlays, properties of wood-core laminates, curvature-stress factor in laminated wood, fiber characteristics influencing pulp-sheet properties, factors influencing chemical resistance of wood, wettability of wood, and stress relaxation. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, PHYSICAL PROPERTIES), MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, BOATS, AIRCRAFT, PIERS, ADHESIVES, DENSITY, STRENGTH(PHYSIOLOGY), DEGRADATION, LAMINATES, WOOD PULP, NAVAL RESEARCH, BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Subject Categories : Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE