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This chapter examines the properties, structure, and applications of wood and wood products, including plywood, paper, and cardboard. It discusses the dimensional changes that occur due to moisture content and compares several types of wood based on radial and tangential shrinkage.

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Wood, Elementary Materials Science, By William R. Hosford, ASM International, 2013, p 121–127,

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