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Table 2 Elastic moduli and Poisson ratios for green core- and outerwood Pinus radiata

From: Elastic constants of green Pinus radiata wood

Direction Stiff outerwood Non-stiff outerwood Stiff corewood Non-stiff corewood
E r  (GPa) 0.49 0.3 0.26 0.31
E t  (GPa) 0.25 0.19 0.24 0.17
E l  (GPa) 4.36 2.81 3.5 2.38
TL (GPa) 0.11 0.21 0.11 0.13
LR (GPa) 0.06 0.03 0.04 0.03
RT (GPa) 0.05 0.02 0.02 0.04
v rt 0.64 0.54 0.60 0.77
v rl 0.03 0.05 0.03 0.06
v tr 0.33 0.33 0.55 0.42
v tl 0.03 0.01 0.03 0.04
v lr 0.29 0.47 0.36 0.44
v lt 0.60 0.16 0.37 0.50
  1. Elastic moduli (E) and Poisson ratios (υ) optimised for the orthotropic assumption. Subscripts define the load direction (r = radial; t = tangential; l = longitudinal), and the terms TL, LR and RT define the shear planes