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Official Journal of the Japan Wood Research Society

Table 1 Material properties of Larix gmelinii

From: Normal contact performance of mortise and tenon joint: theoretical analysis and numerical simulation

\(E_{{\text{L}}}\)/MPa \(E_{{\text{R}}} { = }E_{{\text{T}}}\)/MPa \(\nu_{{{\text{LR}}}}\) \(\nu_{{{\text{LT}}}}\) \(\nu_{{{\text{RT}}}}\) \(G_{{{\text{LR}}}}\)
\(M\)/ % \(\rho\)/(g/cm3)
3727.12 351.01 0.62 0.42 0.35 224.61 280.32 67.16 12.14 24.53 13.3 0.65
ft,0/MPa fc,0/MPa fc,90/MPa          
75.3 50.1 4.7          
  1. Six samples were utilized for each test. EL, ER, ET are the elastic modulus in longitudinal, radial, and tangential directions, respectively; GLR, GLT, GRT are the shear modulus under different directions; \(\nu\) is the Poisson’s ratio under different directions; M represents the moisture content; \(\rho\) is the density of wood; ft,0 and fc,0 are the tension and compression strength parallel to grain, respectively; fc,90 stands for the compression strength perpendicular to grain.