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Table 1 Mechanical properties of individual materials

From: The bending properties of bamboo strand board I-beams

Physical and mechanical properties BOSB LBSL Douglas fir timber
Air-dry density (g cm−3) 0.92 (3.95%) 0.9 (5.45%) 0.52 (6.66%)
Modulus of rupture (MPa) 82.56 (12.49%) 66.91 (10.61%) 55.35 (13.10%)
Bending modulus of elasticity (GPa) 10.25 (6.46%) 9.33 (5.07%) 11.50 (5.99%)
Tensile strength (MPa) 28.71 (9.87%) 34.72 (8.99%) 83.50 (10.23%)
Shear strength (MPa) 16.54 (10.66%) (shear through thickness) 12.87 (11.24%) (shear through thickness) 9.00 (12.03%) (shear parallel to grain)
  1. Values in parentheses are coefficient of variation