InTrans / Aug 14, 2018

Tropical Timbers of the World

This volume contains a description of tropical tress and their timbers grouped according to regional original: tropical America, Africa, and southeast Asia and Oceania. Part I contains standardized single-sheet descriptions with emphasis on physical and mechanical properties, processing characteristics, and uses for the wood of 370 species or generic groupings. Data are complied from the world literature. Part II contains a coding of the technical data that permits easy comparison of species properties and selection of wood most suitable for particular end-uses.