Course syllabus NOD - Wood Science (FFWT - SS 2018/2019)


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Course code:
NOD
Course title in Czech:
Wood Science
Course title in English:
Wood Science
Semester:
SS 2018/2019
Mode of completion and number of credits:
Exam (5 credits)
Mode of delivery and timetabled classes:
full-time, 2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
part-time, 10/0 (lectures per period / seminars per period)
Level of course:
bachelor
Course type: required
Type of delivery:
usual
Mode of delivery for our mobility students abroad:
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Language of instruction: Czech
Course supervisor: doc. Ing. Hanuš Vavrčík, Ph.D.
Course supervising department: Department of Wood Science and Technology (FFWT)
Faculty:
Teachers:
prof. Ing. Vladimír Gryc, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
doc. Ing. Hanuš Vavrčík, Ph.D. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, supervisor)
Prerequisites: not (Wood Science or now NNDS)
 
Timetable in this semester:
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Aim of the course and learning outcomes:
The goal is to provide information about wood structure, its chemical composition and physical and mechanical properties. Students will get a skill to identify common European wood species both on macroscopic and microscopic level.
 
Course content:
1.
Macroscopic structure of wood (allowance 4/12)
 
a.Principal planes in stem
b.Features of macroscopic wood structure
c.Groups of woods

2.
Chemical composition of wood (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Primary and secondary components
b.
Chemical and semi-chemical utilization of wood

3.Wood formation and structure of cell wall (allowance 2/0)
 
a.
Primary and secondary growth
b.
Cambium
c.
Structure of lignified cell wall
d.
Cell wall pitting

4.
Microscopic structure of wood (allowance 4/12)
 
a.
Softwoods
b.Hardwoods

5.
Wood defects (allowance 2/2)
6.
Moisture related wood properties (allowance 2/0)
 
a.Wood moisture content
b.
Water in wood
c.
Moister content determination methods for wood
d.
Water absorbing property of wood
e.
Water transport in wood
f.
Swelling and shrinkage
g.
Warping

7.
Wood density (allowance 2/2)
8.
Mechanical loading and elasticity of wood (allowance 2/0)
9.
Strength of wood (allowance 2/0)
10.Additional and technological wood properties (allowance 2/0)
11.
Variability of wood properties (allowance 2/0)
12.
Reaction and juvenile wood (allowance 2/0)
Learning activities and teaching methods:
Type of teaching method
Daily attendance
Combined form
lecture28 h
0 h
practice
28 h0 h
consultation
0 h18 h
preparation for exam
50 h78 h
preparation for regular assessment
30 h
40 h
elaboration of reports
4 h
4 h
Total140 h140 h
 
Assessment methods:
credit
- at least 80% attendance
- 2 tests during the course (max. 40 points for both tests, at least 22 points)
- submission of a project during the course
- practical test of wood identification -- macroscopic samples (at least 8 of 10 samples)
- practical test of wood identification -- microscopic samples (at least 2 of 3 samples)
- practical test of wood identification -- veneers(at least 8 z 10)

exam
- prerequisite: credit is compulsory for final exam participation
- form: e-test in University Information System
- duration: 35 min.
- number of questions: 50 where 3 of them must be absolutely correct
- test evaluation: min. 70 %
 
Assessment criteria ratio:
Requirement typeDaily attendanceCombined form
Total0 %0 %
 
Recomended reading and other learning resources:
Basic:
GANDELOVÁ, L. -- ŠLEZINGEROVÁ, J. -- HORÁČEK, P. Nauka o dřevě. 3rd ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 2009. 176 p. ISBN 978-80-7375-312-2.
ŠLEZINGEROVÁ, J. -- GANDELOVÁ, L. Stavba dřeva: cvičení. 1st ed. Brno: Mendelova zemědělská a lesnická univerzita v Brně, 1999. 129 p. ISBN 80-7157-400-7.

Recommended:
POŽGAJ, A. -- CHOVANEC, D. -- KURJATKO, S. -- BABIAK, M. Štruktúra a vlastnosti dreva. 1st ed. Bratislava: Príroda, 1993. 485 p. ISBN 80-07-00600-1.
HOADLEY, R. Identifying Wood : Accurate results with simple tools. 1st ed. Newtown: Taunton Press, 1990. 223 p. ISBN 0-942391-04-7.
WAGENFÜHR, R. Holzatlas. 5th ed. München: Fachbuchverlag Leipzig im Carl Hanser Verlag, 2000. 707 p. ISBN 3-446-21390-2.
TSOUMIS, G T. Science and Technology of Wood : Structure, Properties, Utilization. New York: Chapman & Hall, 1991. 13 p. ISBN 0-412-07851-1.
Mechanics of wood and wood composities. Malabar, Fla.: Krieger Pub., 1982. 712 p. ISBN 0-89464-777-6.
Wood: Chemistry, Ultractructure, Reactions. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1989. 613 p. ISBN 3-11-012059-3.
KAČÍK, F. Analytická chémia dreva. 1st ed. Zvolen: Technická univerzita vo Zvolene, 2000. 369 p. ISBN 80-228-0882-0.
KLÍR, J. Vady dřeva. SNTL, 1981.

Course listed in study plans for this semester:
Field of study B-DSGN-DSGN Furniture Design, full-time form, initial period WS 2018/2019
 
Course listed in previous semesters:
Teaching place:
Brno


Last modification made by Ing. Alice Malá on 01/03/2019.

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