Wood - Drying, Moisture and Dimensional Changes

Credit: 2 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $24.00
Pages: 21

Course Summary

The discussion in this course is concerned with moisture content determination, recommended moisture content values, drying methods, methods of calculating dimensional changes, design factors affecting such changes in structures, and moisture content control during transit, storage, and construction. Data on green moisture content, fiber saturation point, shrinkage, and equilibrium moisture content are given with information on other physical properties

Learning Objectives

  • Determination of Moisture Content
  • Recommended Moisture Content
  • Drying of Wood
  • Moisture Control During Transit and Storage
  • Dimensional Changes in Wood
  • Design Factors Affecting Dimensional Change
  • Wood Care and Installation During Construction

Course Author

US Forest Service

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