Course contents *
The structure of wood and its properties
− Mechanical properties
− Physical properties
− Improved durability -Wood modification methods etc.
− Significant properties of some timber species (eg spruce, pine, beech birch)
Engineered wood products (EWP)
Mechanical and physical properties of certain construction materials
Wood-based hybrid components and - system, an overview.
Mechanical connections, an overview
Adhesion and adhesives, an overview
Theory of full and partial interaction between different components.
− Hybrid components (beams, columns, floors, trusses)
Wood and metal
Wood and glass
Wood and concrete
Long-term behaviour (creep)
Shear and peeling stress
Hybrid system (halls, multi-storey buildings, bridges, etc.)
Architecture with timber-based hybrid structures.