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IWK105/4 Bioresource Based Products

Course Details


This course teaches the students on wood composites and wood chemical technologies. Wood composites technology deals with comparing the efficiency between wood composites and bulk wood. Students will be exposed to the technologies of producing plywoods, particle boards, fibre boards, laminated veneer woods, parallel strand woods, and other wood composites – properties, processing and utilisation. Wood chemical technology will include chemicals obtained from trees and lignocellulose; thermal modification; charcoal and activated carbon; wood gas, and chemical modification.


School of Industrial Technology, Building G07, Persiaran Sains, Universiti Sains Malaysia 11800 Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.
Tel: +604 653 2219 | Fax: +604-653 6375 | Email: dean_ind@usm.my

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