Effects of Creep on Modulus of Elasticity Determination of Wood

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F. Divós

University of Sopron, Hungary, STA fellow at Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan

T. Tanaka

Head of Engineering, Prop. of Timber Unit, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan

J. Vib. Acoust 122(1), 90-92 (Apr 01, 1997) (3 pages) doi:10.1115/1.568440 History: Received November 01, 1995; Revised April 01, 1997
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