891124 Basics of wood science

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Sommersemester 2023
Languages of instruction


The importance of wood and wood science

Wood as a raw material - survey

Wood biology, ultrastructure of wood

Wood quality and silviculture

Wood species and their use

Wood chemistry

Wood physics: density, wood moisture relations, strength properties and stiffness

Primary processing: sorting, measuring, log break down, sawmill techniques

Solid wood products - survey

Wood based panels - survey

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Basics of wood science an technology as a base for othe lectures in the field of wood technology in the second part of the curriculum for students of forestry as well as students of forest producs
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