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Panel Guide Full Book
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PanelGuide gives the panel user and specifier guidance and information on the use of wood-based panels in an authoritative and comprehensive manner. It covers all the main types of wood-based panel: • plywood (including blockboard and laminboard) • particleboard (chipboard, flaxboard, cement-bonded particleboard) • oriented strand board (OSB) • fibreboard...
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the black & white building
How timber can provide both adaptability and strength
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The Black & White Building is London’s tallest engineered-timber office building. It contains no concrete above the ground floor slab. Its frame uses timber to provide all the strength and adaptability of steel. Standing 17.8m tall, the 6-storey Black & White Building is an ingenious example of timber construction. It...
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Engineered wood products
Engineered wood products
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Learn about how wood is a versatile material, available in a wide range of shapes, sizes and products.
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Module: Timber as a material Unit: Wood-based materials
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Learn about non-structural materials and structural panels, including the characteristics of plywood, LVL, strand boards, glulam, among other.
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Module: Structural Characteristics Unit: Engineered timber products
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Learn about engineered timber products, the advantages and the limiting factors of natural timber
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Module: Further topics in timber engineering Unit: EC5 and supplementary standards
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Read on the different regulations that have to be in place when designing with timber
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Module: Environmental aspects of wood Unit: Treatments and adhesives
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Learn basics about treatments and adhesives of timber from tree to finished component and the preservation techniques used nowadays.
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