Accession Number : ADP000695

Title :   A Personal View of Timber Engineering Research Priorities,

Corporate Author : BRITISH COLUMBIA UNIV VANCOUVER DEPT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING*

Personal Author(s) : Madsen,Borg

Report Date : 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : Research priorities in the Timber Engineering field are discussed as they relate to the present design specifications. It is stressed that engineering solutions are being sought. The priorities are developed using the criteria; magnitude of indicated change, safety considerations and how widely the indicated changes will be employed in design of timber structures. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Lumber, *Environmental tests, *Symposia, *Engineering, *Research management, Moisture content, Loads(Forces), Bending, Bending stress, Sampling, Stress analysis, Bending stress, Strength(General), Measurement, Standardization, Compression, Shear stresses

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE