Bircham University’s Wood Science program mixes the study of wood structure with the technology and properties of major wood products. The program presents wood as an industrial raw material and covers topics like industrial processing and trees physiology and development. It looks at contemporary forest products such as, the production of wood from shavings and sawdust. Bircham University’s Wood Science program discusses the development of materials, adhesives and finishes for the past 20 years. It explores topics such as the basics of wood technology; the best ways to cut, season, join, bend, fasten and finish wood; the nature of wood and its properties; woodworker's raw materials and lastly, the crucial interaction of wood with moisture.
Subjects covered on this course include: Wood Science, Wood Properties, Wood Products, Wood Design & Construction, Dendrology, Forestry & Biofuels & Bioenergy.
The Wood Science program is available at Specialist, Expert, Bachelor's, Master's & Ph.D. (Doctoral) Degree levels.
Level: Undergraduate Bachelors
Language of instruction: English
Location: Villanueva de la Cañada