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Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences - Portable Milling

Natural Resources Management 4276 Portable Milling
Principles and practices in portable wood milling through classes detailing wood structure, wood properties in the tree, variability in wood properties along the length of a tree, growth stresses (recognition and dealing with them), growth and sawing defects and how to use this information to aid in milling. Milling training will include the basis of portable milling, portable mills, production on a mill, sawing techniques, maximizing recovery and custom sawing. Aspects of drying and dealing with wood following milling will also be discussed.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Prerequisite(s):

Natural Resources Management 3178

Offering: 2-3; 0-0
Notes: Natural Resources Management elective
Course Classifications: Type C: Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences