European Journal of Wood and Wood Products

, Volume 68, Issue 1, pp 109–111 | Cite as

Relationship of toughness and modulus of elasticity in static bending of small clear spruce wood specimens

  • Stergios Adamopoulos
  • Costas Passialis
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Unlike static bending, toughness is a mechanical property less commonly measured in clear wood. The paper presents results on the relationship of toughness and modulus of elasticity in static bending based on DIN standard tests on small, clear specimens of spruce, 2×2 cm2 in cross section.


Wide Ring Tangential Plane Black Locust Wood Specimen Narrow Ring 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Forestry and Management of Natural EnvironmentTechnological Educational Institute of LarissaKarditsaGreece
  2. 2.School of Forestry and Natural Environment, Laboratory of Forest UtilisationAristotle UniversityThessalonikiGreece

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