Matching of wood for testing purpose

@article{Norn2007MatchingOW,
  title={Matching of wood for testing purpose},
  author={Bengt Nor{\'e}n},
  journal={Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff},
  year={2007},
  volume={52},
  pages={191-197}
}
Different methods of pair matching both small “clean” wood specimens and structural timber are described. Matching of structural timber according to modulus of elasticity and knots results in pairs that differ in strength by an average of about 15 percent with extremes up to 40 percent. These differences are due to other parameters such as fibre deviation… CONTINUE READING