891334 Engineered wood products

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


Material properties and their significance
Material engineering
Material properties of wood composite components
Beam elements (GLT, LVL, LSL, PSL, I-Joist)
Structural plate elements (OSB, Flakeboard, Plywood)
Non-structural plate elements (Particleboard, MDF, Hardboards)
Wood composite materials

Previous knowledge expected

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

Students have basic knowledge on the properties of materials used for wood composites
Students know to manipulate or engineer the properties of engineered materials
Students have an overview of existing engineered wood products and their properties, the origin of these properties as well as their main application fields.
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