Statistical Approach to Working Stresses for Lumber

by J.D. Snodgrass,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 2, Pg. 9-44

Document Type: Journal Paper


Stress grades of laminated structural members are widely used; structural grading of nonstress grades also becomes more and more necessary; study to develop working stresses for 2×4 in. Douglas fir in two typical nonstress grades; table gives strength ratio, bending, compression, and tension values based on hundreds of tests.

Subject Headings: Statistics | Wood | Stress analysis | Compressive strength | Laminated materials | Flexural strength | Ultimate strength | Compression tests

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