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Dimensional Stability

by shrinkage. If wood has been dried too far below the moisture content reached in use, it absorbs, wood, such as juvenile wood or compression wood, shrinkage is greatest in the tangential direction, are analyzed in wood building design. Many variables affect dimensional change. Shrinkage values, shrinkage in their wood projects. For most structural applications, the common approximation is that wood, to minimize the effects of wood shrinkage for end-use applications. Therefore, it is important

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