lumber drying correspondence course
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FPInnovations' Lumber Drying Correspondence Course has enabled a large
number of people to gain a basic understanding of the kiln drying
process. It presents information on how wood dries and how to dry
wood. It includes information and exercises based on new technologies
and practices. A certificate is issued following successful completion
of the examination.
This correspondence course consists of twelve lessons
- Introductory Concepts and Terms Used in Lumber Drying
- Moisture in Wood
- Shrinkage in Wood
- Drying Stresses and Degrade
- Heat, Temperature and Humidity
- The Drying Process
- Air Circulation
- Kiln Drying Schedules
- Storage and Transit of Dry Lumber
- Alternative and Additional Technology for Kiln Drying
- Statistical Quality Control in Kiln Drying
Successful completion of this course will allow the student to
take the Module 1 examination for the Kiln Drying Training Program
offered by the
UBC Centre for Advanced Wood Processing.
members - $802.50 including G.S.T.
Non-members - $1,605.00 including G.S.T.
and cheque payable to:
Lumber Manufacturing Department
2665 East Mall
If you need further information on this correspondence course,
please contact Luiz Oliveira
(Western Laboratory), Marc
Savard (Eastern Laboratory) or Peter
Garrahan (Ottawa facility).
You may also be interested in Forintek's KD
Expert v.2 training.