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Title: Wood Condition Assessment Manual: Second Edition

Source: USDA Forest Service Forest Products Laboratory General Technical Report FPL-GTR-234, 2014

Author(s)Ross, Robert J.; White, Robert H.

Publication Year: 2014  View PDF »

Category: General Technical Reports
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4714-MB

Abstract: This report summarizes information on condition assessment of in-service wood, including visual inspection of wood and timbers, use of ultrasound and probing/boring techniques for inspection, and assessment of wood and timbers that have been exposed to fire. The report also includes information on assigning allowable design values for in-service wood.

Keywords: Wood; timbers; condition assessment; visual; coring; probing; ultrasound; post-fire assessment

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 3,560 kb(s)

Date posted: 11/18/2014

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RITS Product ID: 71586
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Ross, Robert J.
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer
  

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