This unit explains the organic origins, growth and defects effects on timber performance as a structural material. You will also learn to describe engineered wood products in terms of the manufacturing process and specify timber structures for moisture content, shrinkage and durability.
|Unit name||Timber Material Technology|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Engineering
|Coordinator||Doctor Assaad Taoum|
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- Explain organic origins, growth and natural characteristics effects on timber performance as a structural material.
- Specify timber structures for moisture content, shrinkage and durability.
- Relate the grading process to timber stress grades by conforming to the material required structural performance
- Describe the characteristics of engineered wood products and their use in various structural applications.
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