Pressure Preserved Wood of Permanent Structures

by C.M. Burpee,

Serial Information: Journal of the Structural Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 7, Pg. 1-10

Document Type: Journal Paper


Broad survey on use of creosote, creosote coal tar and pentachlorophenol solutions, as well as water borne preservatives; techniques of wood preservation; advantages of use of preserved wood in poles, foundation piles and various types of buildings; greater loads warranted for wood structures and economy obtained by better design.

Subject Headings: Wood structures | Wood piles | Historic preservation | Wood preservatives | Foundation design | Building design | Hydrographic surveys | Wastes

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