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RE: UBC Chp.23, Div III

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I agree. This is evident when comparing the provisions of ASTM 
D245 and ASTM D2899

Peter McCormack

From:           	"George Richards, P.E." <george(--nospam--at)>
To:             	"'seaint(--nospam--at)'" <seaint(--nospam--at)>
Subject:        	RE: UBC Chp.23, Div III
Date sent:      	Fri, 12 May 2000 14:07:34 -0700
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> Not having read anything but just thinking about it, maybe in a round timber
> less of the fiber is cut (more of it is continuos)in comparison to a square
> cut member.  Therefor the FOS need not be as high.  One of the
> considerations made in grading wood is the angle of the grain with respect
> to the axis of the member.
> George Richards, P. E.
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