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.
- Presented at the International Waterborne Transportation, 2nd, ASCE Urban Transportation Division, New York, New York, October 5-7, 1977.
New York, NY United States 10017-2398
- Sproge, R H
- Publication Date: 1978
- Pagination: p. 691-703
- TRT Terms: Building materials; Compressive strength; Marine borers; Modulus of elasticity; Port structures; Wood; Wood preservatives
- Subject Areas: Marine Transportation; Materials;
- Accession Number: 00180211
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Engineering Index
- Report/Paper Numbers: Proceeding
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Sep 27 1978 12:00AM