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The Identification of Aircraft Timbers

The Identification of Aircraft Timbers EXAMINATION of the crosssection of a treetrunk shows the following details of structure Covering the trunk is the corky bark, the outer layers of which serve to protect the trunk from extreme variations of temperature and humidity, and from mechanical injury the inner layers, called the bast, serve to conduct the food manufactured by the leaves to activelygrowing parts of the wood and to places of foodstorage in the tree. The bark and the bast together form the rind. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology Emerald Publishing

The Identification of Aircraft Timbers

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0002-2667
DOI
10.1108/eb031611
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Abstract

EXAMINATION of the crosssection of a treetrunk shows the following details of structure Covering the trunk is the corky bark, the outer layers of which serve to protect the trunk from extreme variations of temperature and humidity, and from mechanical injury the inner layers, called the bast, serve to conduct the food manufactured by the leaves to activelygrowing parts of the wood and to places of foodstorage in the tree. The bark and the bast together form the rind.

Journal

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace TechnologyEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1948

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