891337 Wood and fibre material performance

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


Compounding, physico-mechanical characterisation, thermoanalysis, berst measurements, rheology

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Get acquainted with chemical, thermal, physical and mechanical methods to characterize natural fibres, natural-fibre materials, wood plastic composites, and polymer materials. Discussion of the theoretical background of different methods, and performing practical exercises and tests using actual materials.

Lecture takes place in the Schwackhöferhaus, Institut für Holzforschung, Besprechungsraum.

Labs take place at IFA Tulln, Institut für Naturstofftechnik; TU Wien, Inst. für Mechanik der Werkstoffe und Strukturen; and Institut für Holzforschung.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.