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I noticed that the text justification changed when I posted my last message.
After correction now I think it is possible to read the info.
K. Hemmatyar
The information I have is based on the publication by:

Westsern Red Cedar Lumber Association
(604) 684-0266 (Vancouver Canada)
(425) 316-8845 (Mill Creek, Washington)
Web:  www/wrcla.rog

Density (12% mc):    23 lb/ft*3

(Values in psi) I converted from Metric
(MPa  avlues divided by 145.03) 

Catogory:        Posts & Timbers
Grade:                     Select Structural       No. 1           No.2
Bending @ extm. fiber:       1,740                1,305            566
Shear:                                        116                 87
Compression Par. to Gr.:     1,088                972            595     
Compression Perp. to Gr.:     580                 580             580
Tension parallel to Grain:    1,015               769            363
M. of E:  (E)                            1,160,240      1,015,210      870,180
            (E05) comp. mem.         797,665       725,150        580,120

I Hope it helps.

Kasey Hemmatyar, P. Eng. (structural)
Vancouver, B.C. 
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At 10:03 AM 8/14/98 -0400, you wrote:
>Western Red Cedar (dry)   E = 1110 ksi  w = 24.0 pcf @ 20% m.c. and 20 pcf
@ 0% m.c.  (interpolate)
>G varies dependent upon which plane.  Glr/E=.064      Glt/E=.061
Grt/e=.003 for Sitka spruce
> Glr/E=.075      Glt/E=.069      Grt/e=.011 for Yellow Poplar
>Hope that helps 
>David Handy, P.Eng.
>The Thompson Rosemount Group
>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Mullen, Corey G. [SMTP:mullencg(--nospam--at)]
>Sent:	August 14, 1998 9:25 AM
>To:	'seaint(--nospam--at)'
>Subject:	Design Properties for Western Red Cedar
>Currently I am designing a replacement 115kV T-line using Western Red
>Cedar poles.  In so doing, I am also attempting to check the design
>values used by PLS-CADD for Western Red Cedar.  I was wondering would
>anyone know: Modulus of Elasticity, Modulus of Rigidity, and Density of
>the aforementioned timber product.  Thanks in advance.