Wood science and forest products 834

Module code FOR 834
Qualification Postgraduate
Faculty Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences
Module content

Common characteristics of wood.  Properties controlling the technical performance of wood.  Natural growth phenomena affecting wood quality.  Effect of site and silviculture on wood quality.  The genetics of wood.  Sawmilling and wood drying. Composite wood products.  Deterioration of wood and wood products and methods of protection.

Module credits 15.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 1 web-based period per week, 20 discussion classes per block
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Period of presentation Semester 2

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