ASTM International - ASTM D2899-01
Standard Practice for Establishing Allowable Stresses for Round Timber Piles
|Publication Date:||10 April 2001|
|ICS Code (Semi-manufactures of timber):||79.080|
1.1 This practice contains procedures for establishing allowable stresses for round timber piles starting with clear wood strength properties.
1.2 Stresses established under this practice are applicable to piles conforming to the quality, straightness, spiral grain, knot, check, shake, and split provisions of Specification D 25.
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.