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Unit of Study FORS2012 - Wood Science and Utilisation (2023)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

describe the characteristics and application of the main types of materials: masonry, metal, plastics and biomaterials

characterise the variable nature of biomaterials compared to other material types

evaluate the primary structure and properties of selected biomaterials, the techniques used to measure them and the applications of biomaterials in the human environment

analyse the variety of processes used to convert biomass to energy and fuels.

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