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Mechanical modelling of wood microstructure, an engineering approach

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The macroscopic elastic behaviour of wood derives from the mechanical performance of the cells which form its microstructure. Numerical finite element models are presented
which relate the elastic properties of the wood continuum to local cell characteristics such as cell size, wall thickness, moisture content and microfibril angle. Preliminary results
show good agreement with observed values.

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Astley, R.J., Harrington, J.J. and Stol, K.A. (1997) Mechanical modelling of wood microstructure, an engineering approach IPENZ Transactions, 24, (1/EMCh), pp. 21-29.

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Published date: 1997

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Local EPrints ID: 167399
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/167399
ISSN: 0111-9532
PURE UUID: fd7d3e68-2943-4143-87ed-7ec285215200

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Date deposited: 17 Nov 2010 13:01
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:24

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