Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products PDF ePub eBook

Books Info:

Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products free pdf A practical, proven approach to failure analysis of wood and wood-based products using a full range of forensic analysis methods In Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products an expert in the areas of failure analysis, coatings, and wood preservatives presents innovative ways to analyze obvious wood failure and answer the important question of what went wrong-and who has to pay. The book provides an in-depth look at the various common causes of damage to wood and wood-based materials, including surface and coating damage by chemical influences, damage linked to design and conditions of use, and material characteristics. Analytical methods that can in many cases be carried out locally are presented. Offers a full range of forensic analysis methods, including wood moisture measurement, light microscopy, physical and chemical processes, frottage, imprints, lighting, and staining Many of the described techniques are easy to perform and do not require bringing in outside experts. The methods are designed to clearly convey findings to persons of any background and level of understanding

About Dirk Lukowsky

Dr. Dirk Lukowsky started his career as a finish carpenter, eventually qualifying as a master cabinetmaker. After ten years spent learning his craft, he studied wood science and technology at the University of Hamburg and earned his Ph.D. with a thesis on the protection of wood with melamine resins. Since 1999, he has worked at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wood Research (WKI) in Brunswick, where he specializes in failure analysis and wood protection.

Details Book

Author : Dirk Lukowsky
Publisher : McGraw-Hill Professional
Data Published : 01 March 2015
ISBN : 0071839372
EAN : 9780071839372
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 240 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
Rating :

Reviews Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products



17 Comments Add a comment




Related eBooks Download


  • Wood Heat free pdfWood Heat

    Wood Heat is a comprehensive and practical homeowner's guide to using wood as a reliable source of heat with the latest wood stoves and traditional .replaces. The book explores the efficiency of wood compared to other fuels..


  • Wood Heat free pdfWood Heat

    Wood Heat is a comprehensive and practical homeowner's guide to using wood as a reliable source of heat with the latest wood stoves and traditional .replaces. The book explores the efficiency of wood compared to other fuels..


  • Structural Wood Design free pdfStructural Wood Design

    A simple. practical. and concise guide to timber designTo fully understand structural design in wood. it is not sufficient to consider the individual components in isolation. Structural Wood Design: A Practice-Oriented Approach Using the ASD Method offers an integrative approach to structural wood design that considers the design of the individual wood members in the context of the complete wood structure so that all of the structural components and connectors work together in providing strength..


  • Biodiversity in Dead Wood free pdfBiodiversity in Dead Wood

    Fossils document the existence of trees and wood-associated organisms from almost 400 million years ago. and today there are between 400.000 and 1 million wood-inhabiting species in the world. This is the first book to synthesise the natural history and conservation needs of wood-inhabiting organisms..


  • Norwegian Wood free pdfNorwegian Wood

    "Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection" Henry David Thoreau Chopping and stacking wood is a pastime where the world makes sense once more. Because our relationship to fire is so ancient..


  • Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products free pdfFailure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products

    . A practical, proven approach to failure analysis of wood and wood-based products using a full range of forensic analysis methods In Failure Analysis of Wood and Wood-Based Products an expert in the