Moisture content of timber species in Hong Kong

Wan Ki Chow

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The variation of the moisture content for those timber species commonly used in Hong Kong with relative humidity of the environment is reported in this paper. The data were obtained by carrying out an 'in-situ' test as well as a precise measurement in an environmental chamber. Further, the moisture content for indoor timber works is recommended.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-72
Number of pages5
JournalConstruction and Building Materials
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Materials Science(all)


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