Mechanical and chemical behavior of spruce wood modified by heat


Yildiz S. , Gezer E. D. , Yildiz U. C.

BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT, vol.41, no.12, pp.1762-1766, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 12
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.buildenv.2005.07.017
  • Title of Journal : BUILDING AND ENVIRONMENT
  • Page Numbers: pp.1762-1766
  • Keywords: heat treatment, Picea orientalis, thermal degradation, 200 DEGREES-C, THERMAL-DEGRADATION, TEMPERATURE, AIR

Abstract

In this study the effects of heat treatment on compression strength (CS) of spruce wood (Picea orientalis) were examined and changes in the chemical structure of the treated wood were determined by analyzing contents of cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin.