In Situ Assessment of Structural Timber

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SKU
BK0062453
ISBN13 9789400705593
Binding PAPERBACK
Author BOHUMIL KASAL
Language ENGLISH
Publisher SPRINGER VERLAG
Published Year 2011
Country of Origin India

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This state-of-the-art report reflects the current knowledge in the area of in situ assessment of the physical and mechanical properties of wood structures. Nondestructive, semi-destructive and destructive methods are described in a systematic manner where technology, equipment and limitations are discussed. Some of the discussed methods are used in other materials such as masonry and concrete. Most of the methods, however, are specific to wood and special qualifications are required to understand and apply these methods effectively. Existing methods are constantly improved and new methods are being developed. This report includes methods that are used in practice or have shown significant promise and have a body of knowledge that supports statements made in this report. This is a useable tool for professionals, researchers, educators and students