891336 Wood materials modification

Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Grabner, Michael , Hansmann, Christian , Janesch, Jan
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


The course provides an in-depth tretament of wood modification with special focus on thermal treatment, modification for wood preservation in archeological context, and chemical modification.

Previous knowledge expected

Solid knowledge in wood physics, wood chemistry, and wood anatomy is required to follow this course.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The course will provide students with the ability to understand wood modification mechanisms and their effects on physical and biological wood properties.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.