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Title: Historical considerations in evaluating timber structures

Author: Tuomi, R. L.; Moody, R. C.;

Date: 1979

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-21. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. [5] p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Evaluation, maintenance, and upgrading of timber structures is an area where little printed reference material exists. This paper covers the state-of-the-art on design, material properties, and construction procedures on older buildings. Some guidelines are presented on rehabilitating and upgrading timber structures, along with significant references.

Keywords: Evaluation, maintenance, upgrading, design, buildings, structures, repairing, construction technology, rehabilitation, USA, deterioration, preservation and repair, repair and reconstruction

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Tuomi, R. L.; Moody, R. C. 1979. Historical considerations in evaluating timber structures. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-21. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. [5] p.

 


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