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Table 5 Summary of obtained results from three-point bending test

From: Effect of disodium octaborate tetrahydrate on the mechanical properties of Dendrocalamus asper bamboo treated by vacuum/pressure method

Treatment conditions MC (%) MOR
(MPa)
MOE
(GPa)
Reference
 Int A 10.92 125.8 (0.072) 16.16 (0.010)
 Int B 174.5 (0.097) 16.20 (0.065)
 Overall Avr 156.2 (0.18) 16.18 (0.050)
 Specific1 209.4 (0.12)a 21.97 (0.10)a
Water
 Int A 10.00 132.1 (0.10) 16.80 (0.073)
 Int B 161.4 (0.097) 15.13 (0.097)
 Overall Avr 150.4 (0.14) 15.76 (0.098)
 Specific1 209.9 (0.068)a 23.24 (0.14)a
5% DOT
 Int A 10.70 134.8 (0.087) 15.69 (0.055)
 Int B 176.4 (0.071) 17.12 (0.089)
 Overall Avr 158.6 (0.15) 16.65 (0.086)
 Specific1 227.3 (0.091)a 23.70 (0.089)a
8% DOT
 Int A 10.77 163.1 (0.22) 16.47 (0.074)
 Int B 169.7 (0.053) 15.57 (0.058)
 Overall Avr 167.2 (0.13) 15.91 (0.066)
 Specific1 230.6 (0.10)a 22.03 (0.087)a
  1. 1MOE (GPa)/ρ (g cm−3) and MOR (MPa)/ρ (g cm−3). Specific averages with the same letter (a–d) are statically equivalent. Three replicates were tested for Int A and five for Int B, with a total of eight replicates per treatment condition