ERIC Number: ED031558
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Aug
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Lumber and Related Products; A Base Syllabus on Wood Technology.
Eastern Kentucky Univ., Richmond.
Prepared by participants in the 1968 National Defense Education Act Institute on Wood Technology, this syllabus is one of a series of basic outlines designed to aid college level industrial arts instructors in improving and broadening the scope and content of their programs. The primary objective of this course outline is to point out the importance and the many uses of wood and wood products. Topics covered are: (1) Lumber Grades and Sizes, (2) Plywood, (3) Veneer, (4) Fiberboard, (5) Particleboard, (6) Sheetboard, (7) Insulation Board, (8) Structural Sandwich Construction, (9) Shingles, (10) Pulp and Paper, (11) Wood Flour, and (12) Cellulose-Derived Products. Most units contain information on manufacturing processes, properties, types and grades, and uses of the products. Selected bibliographies are listed for each unit. The final section provides instructional aids, suggested projects and student activities, and materials and equipment needed for specific projects. The document is illustrated with drawings, charts, and photographs. Related documents are available as VT 007 857, VT 007 858, and VT 007 861. (AW)
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Authoring Institution: Eastern Kentucky Univ., Richmond.