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    Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Tests of Panels for Building Construction

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-05-2015

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1These test methods cover the following procedures for determining the structural properties of segments of wall, floor, and roof constructions:

    Section

    Test Specimens

    3

    Loading

    4

    Deformation Measurements

    5

    Reports

    6

    Precision and Accuracy

    7

    TESTING WALLS

    Significance and Use

    8

    Compressive Load

    9

    Tensile Load

    10

    Transverse Load—Specimen Horizontal

    11

    Transverse Load—Specimen Vertical

    12

    Concentrated Load

    13

    Impact Load—See Test Methods E695 and E661

    Racking Load—Evaluation of Sheathing Materials
     on a Standard Wood Frame

    14

    Racking Load—Evaluation of Sheathing Materials (Wet)
     on a Standard Wood Frame

    15

    TESTING FLOORS

    Significance and Use

    16

    Transverse Load

    17

    Concentrated Load

    18

    Impact Load—See Test Methods E695 and E661

    TESTING ROOFS

    Section

    Significance and Use

    19

    Transverse Load

    20

    Concentrated Load

    21

    APPENDIX

    Technical Interpretation

    Appendix X1

    1.2The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.2.1Exception—SI units are used in Fig. 6.

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    Committee E 06
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM E 2126 : 2011 : R2018 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM E 2126 : 2005 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Walls for Buildings
    ASTM D 4442 : 2007 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM E 2322 : 2003 Standard Test Method for Conducting Traverse and Concentrated Load Tests on Panels used in Floor and Roof Construction
    ASTM D 2395 : 1993 : R1997 : EDT 2 Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 7438 : 2020 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 4442 : 2015 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 2322 : 2003 : R2015 Standard Test Method for Conducting Transverse and Concentrated Load Tests on Panels used in Floor and Roof Construction
    ASTM E 2126 : 2019 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM E 2126 : 2002 : REV A Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Framed Walls for Buildings
    ASTM E 2126 : 2011 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM E 695 : 1979 : R1997 : EDT 1 Standard Method for Measuring Relative Resistance of Wall, Floor, and Roof Construction to Impact Loading
    ASTM D 4442 : 2016 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 2395 : 1993 : R1997 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 7438 : 2013 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 2395 : 2007 : REV A Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 2126 : 2002 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Framed Walls for Buildings
    ASTM D 2395 : 2017 Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 2126 : 2001 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Framed Walls for Buildings
    ASTM D 7438 : 2008 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 4442 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 2126 : 2008 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM E 2322 : 2003 : R2009 Standard Test Method for Conducting Traverse and Concentrated Load Tests on Panels used in Floor and Roof Construction
    ASTM D 2395 : 2014 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 2395 : 2014 Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 73 : 2013 : R2021 Standard Practice for Static Load Testing of Truss Assemblies
    ASTM E 4 : 2021 Standard Practices for Force Calibration and Verification of Testing Machines
    ASTM D 2395 : 2006 Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 2126 : 2010 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM D 2395 : 2007 : REV A : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 73 : 1983 : R1996 : EDT 1 Standard Practice for Static Load Testing of Truss Assemblies
    ASTM E 73 : 2013 Standard Practice for Static Load Testing of Truss Assemblies
    ASTM E 2126 : 2009 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM E 2126 : 2007 : REV A Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM D 2395 : 2002 Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R1997 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1984 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R2003 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
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