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Data Sources and Wood Tests

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Strength and Related Wood properties of Woods Grown in Canada, A.P. Jessome, Forintek Canada, 1986. USDA Forest Products Lab and its publication Wood Handbook. Oregon State University website.

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Explanation of tests
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(1) Static bending (modulus of rupture). (2) Crushing strength (compression parallel to grain). (3) Resistance to splitting (tension perpendicular to grain).

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(The publisher would like to thank Barbara Holder and Ron Neilson of Forintek Canada Corp. for their assistance.)
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