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



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



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Nobuo Shiraishi

Hiromu Kajita

Misato Norimoto

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