Density

Timber species
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Understand the differences between species of timber, how they are classify and main differences in the softwood and hardwood groups.
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Module: Structural characteristics Unit: Choosing timber species
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Read on the botanical classification of timber, the strength grading, properties and density.
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Timbers – their properties and uses
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Look through over a hundred of timber species and see its performance, properties, origin and different uses according to dimesions, density, colour, texture and some other characteristics of it.
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Introduction to the Life Cycle Assessment of timber
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Introduce into timber life cycle, the life cycle assessment that shows the significant environmental impacts for timber.
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Module: Construction principles Unit: Principles of design with timber
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Understand structural considerations when designing with timber, which factors affect its strength, timber movement, differential movement and the resistance to abrasion and the impact it has.
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