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Light Timber Design

  • G. L. Nelson
  • H. B. Manbeck
  • N. F. Meador

Abstract

Timber is an important structural material in agricultural production systems. A large proportion of livestock and storage facilities, temporary facilities, and auxiliary pieces of handling equipment are constructed of timber. Portions of farm machinery, such as wagon beds and framing, are also of timber construction.

Keywords

Slenderness Ratio Allowable Stress Embedment Depth Load Duration Free Body Diagram 
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Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold Company Inc 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. L. Nelson
    • 1
  • H. B. Manbeck
    • 2
  • N. F. Meador
    • 3
  1. 1.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA
  2. 2.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentPennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA
  3. 3.Agricultural Engineering DepartmentUniversity of MissouriColumbiaUSA

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