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Overview of wood science / sustainable biomaterials

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  • Forest products and wood science

        Forest products and wood science
    This resource is freely accessible

    Forest products and wood science: an introduction

    Forest Products and Wood Science: An Introduction is a completely revised and updated edition of the venerable classic textbook. Expanding and updating key data, this text will provide students, wood scientists, and wood product professionals with a comprehensive overview of the anatomical and physical nature of wood and the relationship of these characteristics to its use as an industrial raw material.

    TA419 .B68 2007 Newman 5th Floor

  • CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook

        CRCnetBase
    This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only

    CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook

    The CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook provides full-text chapters on topics such as structure and composition of materials; phase diagram sources; thermodynamic and kinetic data; and thermal, mechanical, electrical, optical, and chemical properties of materials. About 400 tables cover all important categories. Each chapter is a separate PDF. 

    Full record

  • Knovel Online Interactive Library

        Knovel
    This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only Contents of this resource available through Summon

    Knovel Online Interactive Library

    Knovel provides a large collection of ebooks on engineering and related subjects. Each chapter is presented as a separate PDF. The entire collection is full-text searchable, and many results include interactive tables. Includes tables of properties for over 13,000 chemical compounds. Limited to  simultaneous users.  

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    Kiri Goldbeck DeBose

  •     Kiri Goldbeck DeBose
  • Kyrille K Goldbeck DeBose
  • College Librarian for Natural Resources and Environment and Animal Sciences
  • (540) 231-0495
  • (540) 231-0419 (Cheatham Hall office)
  • kdebose@vt.edu
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    Blacksburg, VA 24061

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