Accession Number:

ADA002912

Title:

Bending Strength and Stiffness of Bridge Piles after 85 Years in the Milwaukee River.

Descriptive Note:

Forest Service research note,

Corporate Author:

FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

Static bending tests were conducted on small clear specimens from untreated piles salvaged from the Milwaukee River. Strength and stiffness of red pine pile material was substantially lower than published values for the species white pine and tamarack results showed little or no apparent effects due to the river exposure.

Subject Categories:

  • Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE