Credit Weight: 0.5 Description: Principles of tree growth and wood formation through to wood identification, manufacturing and end uses of forest products. Topics covered include: tree growth and wood formation; cell wall formation and structure; comparative anatomy and ultrastructure of wood and bark; macro and microscopic features of wood; wood quality; variability in wood within and between species; identification methods for sotwood and hardwood timbers; physical, mechanical and chemical properties of wood; principles of manufacturing lumber, wood based panels, wood composites and pulp and paper. Offering: 0-0; 2-3

Natural Resources Management 3178 Wood Science

Credit Weight: 0.5 Description: Principles of tree growth and wood formation through to wood identification, manufacturing and end uses of forest products. Topics covered include: tree growth and wood formation; cell wall formation and structure; comparative anatomy and ultrastructure of wood and bark; macro and microscopic features of wood; wood quality; variability in wood within and between species; identification methods for sotwood and hardwood timbers; physical, mechanical and chemical properties of wood; principles of manufacturing lumber, wood based panels, wood composites and pulp and paper. Offering: 0-0; 2-3




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