Wood — Structural Enigma or Engineering Reality

by Joseph A. Liska,


Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 2, Pg. 1-7


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: The performance record of wood in service is described. Results of basic research studies on wood and its inherent advantages are outlined. Development of design criteria for wood, wood-base products, and wood components is discussed and additional research needs to improve wood's position as a structural material are presented.

Subject Headings: Wood | Wood structures | Construction materials

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