Fundamentals of wood drying


About the book
The present book originates from the work of WG 2 (Fundamentals aspects of wood drying) of COST action E15 (Advances in the drying of wood). It should be considered as a the state-of-the-art of fundamental knowledge concerning the phenomena involved in wood drying. The book contains 13 chapters:
  1. From fundamental to practice: the interaction chain
  2. Wood anatomy, an introduction
  3. Psychometrics
  4. Sorption isotherms in wood
  5. Shrinkage, swelling and warp caused by moisture changes
  6. Bound water migration in wood
  7. Fluid migration in wood
  8. Creep deformation in drying wood
  9. External heat and mass transfer
  10. Coupled heat and mass transfer
  11. Stress development
  12. Discoloration of wood during drying
  13. Airflow within kilns
Fundamentals of wood drying

 
Fundamentals of wood drying

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