The central question of this course: “why study wood?” If “why study wood” is the question, one answer would be that it is the only raw material available to us that is truly renewable in human life span terms. Wood is as important to society today as it ever was, despite the development of many man-made substitute materials, changing resource availability, and the changing needs of society. Some items on the list of wood products stay the same (lumber, plywood and veneer for building construction, furniture, shipping pallets & crates and other containers & packaging materials, railroad ties, utility poles, chemical feed stocks, etc), but the list also keeps changing to meet new needs and challenges as the resource changes.
Wood Science: Beyond BuildingWest Virginia University
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TOP REVIEWS FROM WOOD SCIENCE: BEYOND BUILDING
Few words are not just enough to say if you love the nature and environment for this course, it is a really very informative course. Thanks for the course
Needs to fix a few broken links but was great overall. I learned a ton and have new materials to go to when I need further help on this subject.
This course was a wonderful experience in learning about forest - wood - timber - products. Thank you for sharing that knowledge. It is a trip of understanding the wood and it's uses
This is an awesome course! Such a fair conversation an dialogues about many technologies, as well as issues involved in the use of the wood resources. Highly recommended.
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