The Mechanical Properties of Wood
by Samuel J. Record
This book was written primarily for students of forestry to whom a knowledge of the technical properties of wood is essential. The mechanics involved is reduced to the simplest terms and without reference to higher mathematics, with which the students rarely are familiar. The intention throughout has been to avoid all unnecessarily technical language and descriptions, thereby making the subject-matter readily available to every one interested in wood.
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A short review on the composition, properties, and applications of asphalt. The aim has been to present the essential points. Attention is given to the manufacture of asphalt, the forms in which it is used, and finally its important applications.
Timber tongue and groove decking is a specialty lumber product that can be used for many applications to provide an all-wood appearance. This document contains all that's needed to design and construct tongue and groove wood roof decking.
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The current state of the practice in constructing or rehabilitating concrete pavements under traffic relies on a few high-profile and well-documented projects. Sixteen case examples illustrate projects conducted under a variety of scenarios.
Heavy timber construction is one of the oldest types of buildings. This publication defines the requirements for heavy timber construction, and provides illustrations of good construction details. Written for architects and builders.