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RE: Eucalyptus Design Values

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FWIW, the Mendoza Seismic Resistant Building Code classifies wood in 4
groups according to its density, and then divides each group into three
categories according to its quality.  After that you can get the admissible
stresses for flexion, tension, compression, shear, etc.
It is very conservative since we don´ t use a lot of wood in our
If you are interested I can mail you a copy of the values.

Rodrigo Lema
Mendoza, Argentina.

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De: Walkleypa(--nospam--at) <Walkleypa(--nospam--at)>
Para: seaint(--nospam--at) <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Fecha: miércoles 16 de diciembre de 1998 13:16
Asunto: Re: Eucalyptus Design Values

>Can anyone one inform me of published or otherwise, design values for
>eucalyptus tree wood.  This will be use the design of  an amusment parks
>Jeff Fertich