Growth Stresses and Strains in Trees


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Although over 40 years have passed since Jacobs (1945) convincingly established the basic radial pattern of residual growth stress in growing trees, yet this phenomenon is still not widely appreciated in wood science and technology circles. This is in spite of the fact that the presence of these stresses of sizeable magnitudes has long been recognized as a primary cause of shakes and splits in logs as well as the warping of lumber sawn in the green condition. The presentation of the subject of growth stresses in trees ...

Growth Stresses and Strains in Trees 2012, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783662025130

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

Growth Stresses and Strains in Trees 1987, Springer

ISBN-13: 9780387164069