Material Selection and Preservative Treatments for Outdoor Wood Structures

The long-term performance of wood in exterior exposures
depends on material quality and decay resistance, either
natural or that imposed by chemical treatment. The informa-
tion presented here is intended to aid those who design and
construct wood decks or similar outdoor structures.

Effect of Filler Material Selection and Shrinkage Restraint
on Stress Strain Build Up in Component Welds