Forest Products and Wood Science: An Introduction (7th Edition)


Download Forest Products and Wood Science: An Introduction (7th Edition) written by Rubin Shmulsky, P. David Jones in PDF format. This book is under the category Agriculture and bearing the isbn/isbn13 number 111942643X/9781119426431. You may reffer the table below for additional details of the book.

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Forest Products and Wood Science: An Introduction; 7th Edition; (PDF) provides a fully updated and revised review of the forest products industry. This classic text includes a comprehensive review of the subject and offers a thorough understanding of the anatomical and physical nature of wood. The authors highlight its use as an industrial raw material.

The ebook provides detailed coverage of all aspects of wood science and industry; ranging from wood anatomy and tree growth to a variety of economically important wood products; together with their applications and performance. The edition explores global raw materials; the increasing use of wood as a source of energy and chemicals; and the environmental effects of the use of wood. This version features new material on structural composites; durability and protection; non-structural composites; energy and chemicals; pulp and paper; and global raw materials. This seventh edition of the classic work:

  • Offers material written by authors with broad experience in both the academic and private sectors
  • Includes a fully reviewed text that meets the changing needs of the forestry; engineering; and wood science professionals and academics
  • Includes new information on a range of topics including: structural composites; non-structural composites; pulp and paper; durability and protection; chemicals and energy and global raw materials

Written for undergraduate students in natural resources; forestry; engineering; and wood science; as well as forest industry engineers; personnel; wood-based manufacturing and using professionals; the 7th edition of Forest Products and Wood Science updates the timeless text that has become a crucial resource.

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Rubin Shmulsky, P. David Jones


Wiley-Blackwell; 7th Edition




489 pages









Table of contents

Table of contents :
Content: Tree growth and production of woody tissue —
Macroscopic character of wood —
Composition and structure of wood cells —
Softwood structure —
Hardwood structure —
Juvenile wood, reaction wood, and wood of branches —
Wood and water —
Density and specific gravity —
Strength and mechanics —
Durability and protection —
Silvicultural practices and wood quality —
Lumber —
Structural composites —
Nonstructural composites —
Pulp and paper —
Energy and chemical products —
Global raw materials.

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