STUDY GUIDE DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
FOD303- Wood Science Technology (2L, 2P)
The module describes issues about the wood structure, technology and industrial utilisation. The wood structure is focused on main macroscopic, microscopic and physical characteristics that are necessary for wood identification. Wood technology discusses issues on wood properties, wood drying and preservation. Finally, the technology production, the properties and the applications of the main wood products are covered (sawn wood, veneers, plywood, glulam, particleboard, OSB, fibreboard).