GREENHEART--THE UNIQUE MARINE CONSTRUCTION WOOD

The paper compares greenheart to those domestic species of lumber commonly used in marine construction. It discusses resistance to abrasion, fire, rot, marineborers and termites, as well as the mechanical properties of modulus of rupture, strength of compression parallel and perpendicular to grain, modulus of elasticity (stiffness), hardness and shearing strength. Also included is a discussion of supply, economics and miscellaneous facts pertaining to greenheart.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the International Waterborne Transportation, 2nd, ASCE Urban Transportation Division, New York, New York, October 5-7, 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  USA  10017-2398
  • Authors:
    • Sproge, R H
  • Publication Date: 1978

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 691-703

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00180211
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM