Recent Research on Wood and Wood-Based Materials

Recent Research on Wood and Wood-Based Materials

Current Japanese Materials Research

1st Edition - January 1, 1993

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  • Editors: Nobuo Shiraishi, Hiromu Kajita, Misato Norimoto
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194028

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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


    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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  • No. of pages: 262
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 1993
  • Published: January 1, 1993
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483194028

About the Editors

Nobuo Shiraishi

Hiromu Kajita

Misato Norimoto

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