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.