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Re: 1950's era timber properties

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Just a dumb question, but does the beam really know it was "manufactured" in 1950? 
 
Bill Cain, S.E.
Berkeley CA
 
 
-----Original Message-----
From: Eli Grassley <elig(--nospam--at)psm-engineers.com>
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Sent: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 16:58:34 -0800
Subject: 1950's era timber properties

Can someone give me a ballpark value for bending stress in an 8x14 beam.  Assume DF#1.  Manufactured in 1950.
 
thanks
 
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Eli S. Grassley, PE
PETERSON, STREHLE, MARTINSON, INC.
CONSULTING ENGINEERS