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Chapter 6: Thermal properties, combustion, and fire retardancy of woodAuthor(s): Roger M. Rowell; Mark A. Dietenberger
Source: In: Second edition of the Handbood of wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, Roger Rowell, Editor, by CRC Books, 2013
Publication Series: Book Chapter
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionOne of the greatest assets of cellulosic resources is their compatibility with nature, including their combustibility and degradability which allow for constant turnover and regeneration of these natural resources. A fundamental understanding of these properties and possible methods for controlling them is essential for protection and better utilization of these resources.
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CitationRowell, Roger M.; Dietenberger, Mark A. 2013. Chapter 6: Thermal properties, combustion, and fire retardancy of wood. In: Second edition of the Handbood of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, Roger Rowell, Editor, by CRC Books, 2013; pp. 127-149
Keywordswood thermal properties, wood combustion, wood fire retardancy
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- Moisture properties
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