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|IENG 611 - Introduction to Wood as a Building Material|
This course provides an overview of using wood as a building material. The course provides an overview of wood as a construction material and the recent history of wood and timber construction. It examines the macro- and microscopic structures of wood, chemical compositions, physical and mechanical properties, and then covers a variety of structural wood-based products by exploring the manufacturing process, characteristics, mechanical properties and application in modern wood structures. The course also briefly introduces wood technologies related to the use of wood in building, fire properties and durability of wood. It covers a variety of traditional and modern applications including recent product developments by exploring the design and construction of iconic wood structures.
Field trip(s) are required.
Schedule Types: Final Exam, Laboratory, Seminar