450,000 hospital beds on hardwood floors
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- solid rectangular beam factors (sawn sections) uniformly distributed loads at unit stress (continued) - April 1962
- solid rectangular beam factors (planed sections) uniformly distributed loads at unit stress - April 1962
Beds-row upon row, in ward after ward. Standing foursquare, or being moved, pushed, wheeled-on durable hardwood floors. In miles of busy corridors too, floor surfaces must carry the never-ceasing traffic of hospital activity. Durable, resilient hardwood floors have proved to be the best-equipped flooring to withstand this arduous wear.
Through experimental analysis, James Norman, Joel Ross, Robbie Kirkbride and Toby Hill-Smith outline the damping exhibited in these complex beams.
Article from Timber 2017 Industry Yearbook
Exposed timber structures sympathetic to their rural surroundings are at the heart of a recently opened motorway service station in Gloucester.
Article from Timber 2018 Industry Yearbook