Recent Research on Wood and Wood-Based Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483178219, 9781483194028

Recent Research on Wood and Wood-Based Materials

1st Edition

Current Japanese Materials Research

Editors: Nobuo Shiraishi Hiromu Kajita Misato Norimoto
eBook ISBN: 9781483194028
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st January 1993
Page Count: 262
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Current Japanese Materials Research, Volume 11: Recent Research on Wood and Wood-Based Materials is a collection of papers that details the advancement of the field of wood science and technology in Japan. The coverage of the book includes various technological processes applied to wood, including steam-injection, chemically modification, and plasticization. The text also presents studies that cover the fundamental aspects of wood technology, such as structure and chemical composition of wood as a natural composite material; wood-preserving techniques to prevent biodeterioration; and wood as a livable interior material. The book will be of great use to researchers and professionals from various disciplines, including botany, engineering, and agriculture.

Table of Contents

Foreword Preface List of Contributors Structure and Chemical Composition of Wood as a Natural Composite Material Oriented Strand and Fiber Boards Low-Density Particleboard Steam-Injection Pressing Technology Laminated Veneer Lumber and Composite Beams Produced from Tropical Hardwood Thinnings Chemically Modified Particleboards Estimation of the Fungal Resistance of Wood Composites for Structural Use Full-Scale Test on Wooden Houses During Progressive Stages of Construction Structural Properties of Full-Size Sawn Timber Structural Analysis of Subassemblies Using Plywood Panels Mechanical Timber Joints and Their Application to Glulam Portal Frames Wood as a Livable Interior Material Structure and Properties of Chemically Treated Woods Plasticization of Wood and Its Application Wood-Phenol Resin Fiber Carbohydrate Conversion by Irradiation with a Carbon Dioxide Laser Biochemical Mechanism for the Biodegradation of Wood Wood-Preserving Techniques to Prevent Biodeterioration Index


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Nobuo Shiraishi

Hiromu Kajita

Misato Norimoto

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