Engineered wood products overcome the size, structural and design constraints inherent in solid wood boards through a process of log breakdown and reassembly. This unit provides students wishing to produce and use these products with the principles and practice of the major production processes and design approaches used in Australia and internationally. It introduces the determinants that influence processing strategy before dealing with the major stages of engineering wood product manufacture and use for specific applications. Glueing processes in production and jointing technologies in construction are often the keys to performance and these connection systems are investigated.
|Unit name||Engineered Wood Processing|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Discipline||Engineering|Architecture & Design|
|Coordinator||Doctor Assaad Taoum|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
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|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Describe the relationships between the characteristics of the available wood resource, the performance of engineered wood products and their use in structural applications
- Optimise wood products performance to satisfy the performance requirements in building applications
- Explain the potential of engineered wood products to contribute to the design and construction of timber-rich architectural and structural solutions.
- Apply engineered wood products in a range of building systems and solutions.
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|Assessment||Test or quiz (20%)|Report (30%)|Design/drawing (30%)|Report (20%)|
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