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The tabulated part houses are used for calculating flexural stresses, shear stresses, and deflections. For forms of plywood except Plyform panels, part homes are available within the PDS. The part houses in desk four. four are for a 12-in. huge strip of plywood. The values are given for either attainable orientations of the face grain of the panel with the path of rigidity. those orientations are often known as the “strong course” and the “weak path. ” whilst the panel is supported so that the stresses are in a course parallel to the face grain, it's acknowledged to be orientated within the robust course. this is often occasionally defined as having the helps perpendicular to the grain or having the span parallel to the grain. All of those describe the robust course orientation. the 3 diverse part houses present in desk four. four are second of inertia ( I), powerful part modulus ( KS), and rolling shear consistent ( Ib/Q). the instant of inertia is utilized in calculating deflections in plywood. Deflections because of flexure and shear are calculated utilizing I. common formulation can be utilized to discover bending and shear deflections. The potent part modules ( KS) is used to calculate bending rigidity ( f ) within the plywood: b M f = (4. 1) b KS it's going to be famous that end result of the cross-banded veneers and the truth that veneers of other strengths can be utilized in several plies, bending tension can't be adequately calculated utilizing the instant of inertia. that's, KS isn't equivalent to I divided by means of part the panel thickness: I KS π (4. 2) c © 2003 by means of CRC Press LLC 4-10 The Civil Engineering guide, moment version desk four. four part houses for Plywood houses for rigidity utilized Parallel homes for tension utilized Perpendicular with Face Grain to stand Grain second potent second powerful of part Rolling Shear of part Rolling Shear Thickness Approximate Inertia Modulus KS consistent Inertia Modulus KS consistent lb/ Q (in. ) Weight (psf) I (in. four) (in. three) lb/ Q (in. 2) I (in. four) (in. three) (in. 2) category I 15/32 1. four zero. 066 zero. 244 four. 743 zero. 018 zero. 107 2. 419 half 1. five zero. 077 zero. 268 five. 153 zero. 024 zero. a hundred thirty 2. 739 19/32 1. 7 zero. a hundred and fifteen zero. 335 five. 438 zero. 029 zero. 146 2. 834 5/8 1. eight zero. one hundred thirty zero. 358 five. 717 zero. 038 zero. one hundred seventy five three. 094 23/32 2. 1 zero. a hundred and eighty zero. 430 7. 009 zero. 072 zero. 247 three. 798 3/4 2. 2 zero. 199 zero. 455 7. 187 zero. 092 zero. 306 four. 063 7/8 2. 6 zero. 296 zero. 584 eight. 555 zero. 151 zero. 422 6. 028 1 three. zero zero. 427 zero. 737 nine. 374 zero. 270 zero. 634 7. 014 1⅛ three. three zero. 554 zero. 849 10. 430 zero. 398 zero. 799 eight. 419 classification II 15/32 1. four zero. 063 zero. 243 four. 499 zero. 015 zero. 138 2. 434 0.5 1. five zero. 075 zero. 267 four. 891 zero. 020 zero. 167 2. 727 19/32 1. 7 zero. a hundred and fifteen zero. 334 five. 326 zero. 025 zero. 188 2. 812 5/8 1. eight zero. a hundred thirty zero. 357 five. 593 zero. 032 zero. 225 three. 074 25/32 2. 1 zero. one hundred eighty zero. 430 6. 504 zero. 060 zero. 317 three. 781 3/4 2. 2 zero. 198 zero. 454 6. 631 zero. 075 zero. 392 four. 049 7/8 2. 6 zero. three hundred zero. 591 7. 990 zero. 123 zero. 542 five. 997 1 three. zero zero. 421 zero. 754 eight. 614 zero. 220 zero. 812 6. 987 1⅛ three.