Wood Science and Technology

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 163–168

Requirements for a model that exhibits mechano-sorptive behaviour

  • P. U. A. Grossman

DOI: 10.1007/BF00355737

Cite this article as:
Grossman, P.U.A. Wood Science and Technology (1976) 10: 163. doi:10.1007/BF00355737


The author reviews characteristic features of the effect of simultaneous moisture change and load on the deformation of wood and discusses their implications for any model based on the botanical and molecular structure of wood.

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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. U. A. Grossman
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Building ResearchCommonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research OrganizationMelbourneAustralia

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