Advancing fundamental understanding of bonding processes in advanced wood composites. – Quantification of the processing-structure-property relationships of reconstituted wood composites. – Application of fracture mechanics to the bonding of wood composites. – Developing realistic, mechanism based models that describe blending processes for OSB and MDF. – Development of new classes of advanced composite wood products.
Development of Bamboo Composites for structural lumber applications. Examination of the proerties and resin contents of commerical MDF and PB
Modelling the rotary drum blending process in the manufacuring of OSB and OSL using discrete element modelling