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
Short, sweet, simple, and concise while at the same time presenting a decent summary of key factors affecting wood use and harvest as it pertains to construction.
Very useful to understand about the American wood industry. Also helps know about some general information about wooden materials and wood itself.
The audio quality of voice during the presentation videos were not very clear. Sometimes not clearly audible as well. But the content was good anyways. Got to know many things.
Very imformative, very engaging, very inspiring!
An awesome course to be taken and the knowledge shared here is simply shocking and usefull.
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