ERIC Number: ED031555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
Reference Count: 0
San Diego State Coll., CA. Dept. of Industrial Arts.
Six teaching units which were developed by the 24 institute participants are given. "Wood Identification and Chemistry" covers the physical properties and structural features of hardwoods and softwoods. "Seasoning" explains air drying, kiln drying, and seven special lumber seasoning processes. "Research on Laminates" describes the bending of solid wood and wood laminates, beam lamination, lamination adhesives, and plastic laminates. "Particleboard: A Teaching Unit" explains particleboard manufacturing and the several classes of particleboard and their uses. "Lumber Merchandising" outlines lumber grades and some wood byproducts. "A Teaching Unit in Physical Testing of Joints, Finishes, Adhesives, and Fasterners" describes tests of four common edge joints, finishes, wood adhesives, and wood screws. Each of these units includes a bibliography, glossary, and student exercises. (EM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Diego State Coll., CA. Dept. of Industrial Arts.
Identifiers: National Defense Education Act Title XI Institute
Note: Materials developed at NDEA Inst. for Advanced Study in Industrial Arts (San Diego, June 24-August 2, 1968).