Wood Recycling Books

  • Advances in Adhesives, Adhesion Science, and Testing

    Eleven peer-reviewed papers focus on new adhesives, particularly from the perspective of the newer test methods emerging to better determine adhesive reliability. Subjects cover:• Test methods and specification that improve the ability to determine long-term bond durability• Bonding and debonding of wood products• Test methods that ...

  • Technical Report Series No. 20 : Environmental Aspects of Industrial Wood Preservation

    Designed to improve professional practices at wood preservation plants in both developing and developed countries and make it safer for workers by minimizing their exposure to dangerous ...

  • Reliability-Based Design of Engineered Wood Structures

    Throughout the world, wood products and engineered wood structures have a tremendous economic significance, but the wood industry has historically received less attention and a lower degree of financial support for new development than other construction materials. At the same time, reliability-based design procedures (RBD) for engineered ...

  • Peatland Forestry

    The book provides a review and synthesis of boreal mire ecosystems including peat soil properties, mire hydrology, carbon and nutrient cycling, and classification of mire sites. The emphasis, however, is on peatland forests as a renewable natural resource. The approach originated in northern Europe, because there, especially in Finland, ...

  • Pine Wilt Disease: A Worldwide Threat to Forest Ecosystems

    The pinewood nematode (PWN), Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, the causal agent of pine wilt disease (PWD), is a serious pest and pathogen of forest tree species, in particular among the genus Pinus. It was first reported from Japan in the beginning of the XXth century, where it became the major ecological catastrophe of pine forests, with losses ...

  • Primary Wood Processing

    This book is primarily a general text covering the whole sweep of the forest industries. The over-riding emphasis is on a clear, simple interpretation of the underlying science, demonstrating how such principles apply to processing operations. The book starts by considering the broad question 'what is wood?' by looking at the biology, chemistry ...

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