Wood Science and Technology

, Volume 10, Issue 3, pp 163-168

First online:

Requirements for a model that exhibits mechano-sorptive behaviour

  • P. U. A. GrossmanAffiliated withDivision of Building Research, Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organization

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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.