Posts Tagged ‘shear strength’

How should structural timber be tested for compliance?

What types of structural tests should be performed to evaluate my structural product/s?

There are 10 design properties that are assigned to a timber stress grade: Bending Strength, f’b; Bending Stiffness, MOE; Tension Strength, f’t; Compression Strength, f’c; Beam Shear, f’s; Modulus of Rigidity, G; Bearing Strength perpendicular to the Grain, f’p; Bearing Strength parallel to the Grain, f’l; Joint Shear Strength, f’sj; Tension perpendicular to the Grain, f’tp.


Posted by on July 1st, 2008 No Comments


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