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Title: History of Lumber Submissions under ASTM D 1990 since the North American In-Grade Testing Program

Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-GTR-189

Author(s)David E. Kretschmann; James W. Evans

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: General Technical Reports

Abstract: The framework of ASTM D 1990 has been used numerous times to determine design values for development of imported and domestic species since ASTM D 1990 was first utilized in 1991 to determine allowable properties for the major commercial species in North America. The interpretations of this standard and judgments applied to these submissions are described in this report. The major issues that have been sources of controversy in D 1990 are also summarized.

Keywords: American Lumber Stancard Committee; In-Grade Testing; Foreign Species Submissions; Design Value Calculations

File size: 2,000 kb(s)

Date posted: 01/28/2010
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Evans, James W.
Mathematical Statistician
Kretschmann, David E.
Research General Engineer

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